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John Kerry Says Both Israelis and Palestinians 'Serious' About Peace Push

By Reuters

Israeli and Palestinian leaders are both committed to reviving peace talks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday.Read More

Brooklyn Rabbi Probed Over 20 'Fake Charities'

By Frimet Goldberger

A Brooklyn ultra-Orthodox rabbi and purported do-gooder is under investigation for allegedly running 20 phony non-profit organizations to solicit funds from donors.Read More

New Breed of Jewish Militants Fights Back Against French Anti-Semitism


A new breed of Jewish radicals is gaining strength in France. Faced with rising anti-Semitism, the militants aim to exact a price on the street.Read More

Anthony Weiner Charges Into Lead in New York Mayor Poll

By Reuters

Former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner, attempting a political comeback two years after resigning in disgrace from the legislature, has taken the lead over his Democratic rivals in the race for New York City mayor, a poll showed.Read More

Marc Rich, Billionaire Oil Trader, Dies at 78

By Reuters

Billionaire Marc Rich, who invented oil trading and was pardoned by President Bill Clinton over what had once been the biggest tax evasion case in U.S. history and busting sanctions with Iran, died on Wednesday from a stroke in Switzerland at 78.Read More

1,800-Year-Old Roman Road Unearthed in Israel


A section of a 1,800-year-old ancient road from the Roman period running from Jerusalem to Jaffa was uncovered in northern Jerusalem.Read More

Penny Pritzker Confirmed for Commerce by 97-1 Vote

By Reuters

The Senate on Tuesday voted to approve billionaire Chicago businesswoman Penny Pritzker to lead the U.S. Commerce Department, where she has promised to serve as a bridge between the White House and the business community.Read More

Jews Backpedal on Honors for 'Italian Schindler'


Research showing that Giovanni Palatucci, the “Italian Schindler,” was a Nazi collaborator rather than a hero has spurred several Jewish groups to remove honors in his name.Read More

Monica Lewinsky Nightie, Letters May Fetch $50K

By Reuters

A collection of items used in the investigation of former White House intern Monica Lewinsky’s sexual encounters with then U.S. President Bill Clinton is being auctioned online, Nate D. Sanders Auctions said on Monday.Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu and Coalition Partner Naftali Bennett Openly Feud Over Peace


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel was ready to enter serious peace negotiations with the Palestinians, while his coalition partner Naftali Bennett said a pact would lead to more violence.Read More

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