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Supreme Court Skeptical of Patents for Human DNA in 'Jewish' Gene Case

By Reuters

Supreme Court justices on Monday raised tough questions about patents on human genes held by Myriad Genetics Inc.Read More


Rabbi Michael Broyde Booted From Religious Court Over Fake Name Scandal

By JTA

Rabbi Michael Broyde, a prominent Orthodox rabbi who admitted to creating a fake alternate identity, was relieved of his duties with the Beth Din of America.Read More


Salam Fayyad's Resignation Delayed Amid Peace Worries

By Reuters

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is likely to keep Prime Minister Salam Fayyad in office for the next few weeks while the United States tries to revive Middle East peace talks, officials said on Monday.Read More


Feds Shut Kosher Large Warehouse in Queens After Rat Infestation

By Anne Cohen

Customers can wave goodbye to KoJel kosher foods products like instant noodle soup and pudding — at least for a little while.Read More


Anne Frank House Backs Justin Bieber Amid Furor

By Reuters

The Anne Frank House defended Justin Bieber’s visit to the museum and his guestbook message that said that he hoped she “would have been a Belieber.”Read More


Fresh Twitter Suit Filed Over Anti-Semitic #GoodJew Hashtag

By JTA

A French Jewish group which last month sued Twitter for hosting anti-Semitic content has lodged a fresh complaint against the company and accused it of lying.Read More


Winnepeg Students Ban 'Israel Apartheid' Group

By JTA

The University of Manitoba Students’ Union voted to strip funding and official club status from an anti-Israel group on campus.Read More


Henrique Capriles Demands Recount After Narrow Defeat in Venezuela Election

By Reuters

Late socialist leader Hugo Chavez’s chosen successor Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela’s presidential election by a whisker but now faces opposition protests plus a host of economic and political challenges in the OPEC nation.Read More


Capriles Warns of Plot in Venezuela Presidential Vote

By Reuters

Opposition leader Henrique Capriles charged there was a plot to change the result of Sunday’s presidential election in Venezuela, which will decide if a longtime loyalist continues Hugo Chavez’s self-styled socialist revolution.Read More


Chabad Rabbi Probed Over Circumcision Rite

By JTA

Berlin’s district attorney is investigating complaints about a circumcision in the German capital involving the controversial metzizah b’peh ritual.Read More


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