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Australia Jews Swing to Right as Election Nears

By Dan Goldberg (Haaretz)

Jewish community leaders in Australia have virtually abandoned support for the governing Labor Party, with most privately hoping the conservative Liberal Party wins the federal election next weekend.Read More

Siberia's Biggest-Ever JCC Set To Open


Hundreds are expected to attend the opening in Novosibirsk of what is said to be the largest Jewish community center in Siberia, Russia.Read More

Rabbi Who Helped New Orleans Jewish Community Heal Moves to Maryland

By Uriel Heilman

Rabbi Uri Topolosky won plaudits for helping New Orleans heal after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. But now he is leaving the Big Easy.Read More

Camp Tawonga Saves Torah Scroll as Wildfire Rages


The largest wildfire in California’s history has led to the evacuation of a Jewish summer camp and destroyed at least one of its buildings.Read More

Muriel Siebert, Pioneering Stock Broker, Dies at 80

By Reuters

Muriel Siebert, the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, has died of complications from cancer, Leonard Leiman, a director at her firm Siebert Financial Corp., said on Sunday. She was 80.Read More

Oberlin Students Sought 'Reaction' From Anti-Semitic Acts


Two students committed a series of racial and anti-Semitic incidents at Oberlin College to provoke a reaction, according to police in the Ohio city.Read More

Y.U. Report Finds School Failed To Respond to Abuse


An investigation by Y.U. found that ‘multiple incidents of varying types of sexual and physical abuse took place’ at the school — and administrators failed to respond properly.Read More

'King David's Tomb' Site Sparks Archeology Feud

By Julia Fridman (Haaretz)

The site is situated on a hilltop overlooking the Elah Valley in the Judean hills, where according to the Bible, David and Goliath held their legendary battle.Read More

Israeli Firm Builds Mall on Concentration Camp Site


An Israeli architectural firm defended its involvement in the planned construction of a shopping mall on a former concentration camp for Jews in Serbia.Read More

100,000 Expected at Hungary Jewish Festival


Amid fresh warnings of anti-Semitism in Hungary, some 100,000 Jews from across Europe are expected to attend Budapest’s largest-ever Jewish Summer Festival.Read More

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