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Marking First Anniversary of Toulouse School Rampage

By JTA

Israeli leaders marked the first year since an attack on a Jewish school in France that killed a rabbi and three children.Read More


Christine Quinn Tosses Hat in Race for New York Mayor With No Jewish Candidate

By Reuters

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, considered a front-runner to be New York’s next mayor, officially launched her candidacy on Sunday for the job that would make her the city’s first female and first openly gay mayor.Read More


'Jewish Intifada' Planned in Israel Coalition Feud

By Jonathan Lis (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will likely encounter harsh opposition within his Likud party if high-ranking ministers and Knesset members soon find themselves without a job.Read More


Greek Train Enthusiast Displays Rail Cars Used in Nazi Deportations of Jews

By JTA

Greek Jews are marking mark the 70th anniversary of Nazi deportations. The railway cars used are a powerful symbol of the atrocity — but are they real?Read More


J Street, Liberal Pro-Israel Group, Claims Big Win on Chuck Hagel

By Reuters

J Street is claiming as a victory the fact that Chuck Hagel was confirmed as defense secretary despite opposition from more conservative Jewish groups.Read More


Venezuelan With Jewish Roots Plans Run Against Hugo Chavez's Successor

By Reuters

Capriles, who lost to Chavezi n a vote last October, thanked Venezuela’s opposition coalition on Saturday for backing him as its candidate, but stopped short of explicitly accepting the nomination.Read More


Austrian Jews Wary of Rising Anti-Semitism

By Reuters

Austria is one of the world’s most law-abiding and stable democracies, but anti-Semitism quietly lingers in a nation that was once a enthusiastic ally of the Nazis.Read More


Jewish Summer Camps Ditch Cell Phones But Embrace Tech

By JTA

Jewish summer camps are struggling with how to wean kids off their gadgets for the summer — while using technology to improve the experience.Read More


Sheryl Sandberg's 'Lean In' Spotlights Shortage of Women in Top Tech Spots

By Reuters

In Sheryl Sandberg’s own technology sector, women remain woefully underrepresented in leadership roles, even more so than in fields generally considered heavily male-dominated like financial services.Read More


Family of Robert Levinson, Captive Jewish FBI Agent, Meets With John Kerry

By Reuters

Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday met with the family of a former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran in 2007, and urged anyone who may have information about his whereabouts to come forward.Read More


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