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Holocaust Survivors and Liberators Meet on Museum's 20th Anniversary

By Reuters

Ending a three-decade quest, Debbie Long on Monday met the American “kid” soldier who freed her mother from a World War II Nazi concentration camp. She threw her arms around Eldon Ooton, now 90, and sobbed.Read More

Empire State Building Deal Looks Set To Move Forward

By Reuters

A New York judge signaled on Monday he would probably allow the group that controls the Empire State Building to proceed with a plan to sell off the fabled New York landmark as part of a public stock offering despite the objections of dissident investors.Read More

Israel Evicts Bedouins From West Bank Village

By Reuters

Israeli soldiers evicted several hundred Bedouins from a village in the occupied West Bank on Monday after the army declared the area a live-fire training zone.Read More

Fire Destroys Museum of Danish World War II Resistance


Most of the collection of the Museum of Danish Resistance in Copenhagen was saved from a fire that destroyed large parts of its building.Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu Insists Iran Hasn't Crossed Israel's Nuclear Red Line

By Reuters

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday Iran had not crossed the “red line” he set for its nuclear programme, despite an assessment to the contrary by a former Israeli intelligence chief.Read More

Right-Wing Lawmaker Moshe Feiglin Told To Avoid Temple Mount in Jerusalem


Right-wing Likud lawmaker Moshe Feiglin was told not to ascend the Temple Mount on orders of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.Read More

Tzipi Livni Vows Crackdown on Anti-Arab 'Price Tag' Jewish Settlers

By Haaretz

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni has met twice in recent weeks with prominent settler leaders to discuss “price-tag” attacks carried out by extremist settlers against Palestinians and their property in the West Bank, along with other targets such as Israel Defense Forces bases and churches.Read More

Spanish Jewish Museum Opens in Granada — and Founders Wed at Opening


A Spanish couple that built a Jewish museum in Granada celebrated its opening day by getting married there.Read More

Masorti Movement Holds First Portugal Conversion


For the first time in the history of the Masorti movement, its rabbis performed conversions to Judaism in Portugal.Read More

Lag B'Omer Bonfires Burn Out of Control Across Israel


Bonfires lit throughout Israel in honor of Lag b’Omer burned out of control, as thousands remained stranded in Meron after celebrating at the gravesite of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai.Read More

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