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1669 French Jewish Graveyard Goes Digital

A French historical association plans to turn a graveyard near Strasbourg into France’s first “interactive Jewish cemetery.”Read More


Despite Bluster, Hamas Cowed by Gaza Defeat

By Reuters

Israel’s offensive on Gaza has deterred Hamas from new hostilities despite its claims of victory and the front is now at its quietest in 20 years, a senior Israeli military officer said.Read More


Israeli Soldiers Beat Reuters Photographers

By Reuters

Israeli soldiers punched two Reuters cameramen and forced them to strip in the street, before letting off a tear gas canister in front of them, leaving one of them needing hospital treatment.Read More


RCA 'Deeply Troubled' by Yeshiva Allegations

By Forward Staff

The Rabbinical Council of America said it is “deeply troubled” over the allegations of sexual abuse at Yeshiva University’s High School for Boys that was revealed by the Forward.Read More


Carole King Wins Gershwin Pop Prize

By Reuters

American singer-songwriter Carole King will be awarded the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the U.S. national library said on Thursday.Read More


Israel Top Court Rules Against Wall Route

By Reuters

Israel’s highest court has urged defence officials to reroute a barrier planned for construction on ancient farmland at a West Bank Palestinian village.Read More


Israeli Hoops Star Fined $2,500 for 'Nazi' Jibe

By JTA

Guy Pnini of Maccabi Tel Aviv was fined and suspended by the Israeli Basketball Association for calling an opposing player a “Nazi.”Read More


Polish Film Stirs Debate on Shoah Complicity

By Reuters

A film about a Polish village whose residents help massacre their Jewish neighbours in World War II has forced Poles to confront one of the most troubling episodes of their past.Read More


Avigdor Lieberman Faces Corruption Charge

By Reuters

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman will be indicted for fraud and breach of trust, charges that may lead him to resign, but the Justice Ministry dropped more serious corruption allegations in a nearly 12-year-old case.Read More


Sales Soar for Gaza 'Rocket' Perfume

By Reuters

Sales of a citrus-scented perfume marketed in Gaza have soared since it was named in honor of the rockets that Palestinians shot at Israel during a war last month, the manufacturer said.Read More





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