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ADL Will Not Oppose Sandy Shul Aid

By Seth Berkman

The Anti-Defamation League will not oppose a bill that would provide federal relief aid for houses of worship, after originally opposing the idea.Read More


British Soccer Fans Hit by Anti-Semitic France Attack

By JTA

Fans of the British soccer team the Tottenham Spurs were targeted by an apparent anti-Semitic attack at a pub in Lyon, France.Read More


Jack Lew's Lack of Memory About $2M in NYU Loans Irks Republicans

By Reuters

A top Republican senator on Wednesday said he was unsatisfied with U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew’s response to questions about a loan he received from a previous employer and was requesting more information before the Senate committee considering the nomination is asked to vote.Read More


Australian Chabad Rabbi Told Abuser To Keep Quiet: Report

By JTA

A man under investigation for allegedly sexually abusing boys at a Sydney Jewish day school told police that senior rabbis knew of his actions but failed to report them to authorities, a newspaper reported.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Not Happy With Israel's Oscar-Nominated 'Gatekeepers'

By Reuters

An Oscar-nominated Israeli documentary has brought little joy to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government, the focus of the film’s criticism of Israel’s policy toward the Palestinians.Read More


Gay Principal Settles With Australian Jewish Day School Over Firing

By JTA

The fired principal of a major Jewish school in Melbourne reached an out-of-court settlement on the eve of his unfair dismissal case in the Federal Court.Read More


Hungary Jews Fight Honor for Nazi-Era Puppet Ruler Miklos Horthy

By JTA

Hungary’s main Jewish organization has urged the government and parliament to prevent the honoring of Miklos Horthy, the country’s Holocaust-era ruler.Read More


London Rabbi Arrested on Sex Abuse Counts

By JTA

Media outlets have identified Chaim Halpern as the man believed to be arrested in London on charges of sexual misconduct.Read More


Despite Palestinian Director's Oscars Hassle, Customs Insists U.S. 'Welcoming'

By Reuters

A Palestinian filmmaker on his way to the Academy Awards said on Wednesday he was held at Los Angeles International Airport and threatened with deportation before being allowed into the United States.Read More


Marco Rubio and Benjamin Netanyahu Toast Israel Ties — With Water Bottles

By Reuters

Senator Marco Rubio and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu toasted their nations’ close ties on Wednesday with a click of plastic water bottles reminiscent of the Republican’s sip seen ‘round the world in Washington last week.Read More


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