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Riots Break Out in Jerusalem, West Bank Over Palestinian Prisoners

By JTA and Reuters

Palestinian protesters reportedly fired flares and hurled stones at Israeli troops in the Old City in Jerusalem amid violent protests in the West Bank.Read More

Hezbollah Operative Tracked Israeli Plane Landings in Cyprus


The Hezbollah operative on trial for plotting against Israeli tourists in Cyprus acknowledged passing on Israeli aircraft landing times to his terrorist handlers.Read More

Iran Appears To Advance in Construction of Arak Nuclear Plant

By Reuters

Iran appears to be advancing in its construction of a research reactor Western experts say could offer the Islamic state a second way of producing material for a nuclear bomb, if it decided to embark on such a course, a U.N. report showed.Read More

Shoe Bigwig Stuart Weitzman Gifts $1 Million to Maccabi USA


Shoe designer Stuart Weitzman, a former member of the U.S. Maccabiah Games table tennis team, donated $1 million to Maccabi USA.Read More

Report: 30% rise in anti-Semitic complaints in Belgium


Belgium saw a 30-percent increase in the number of anti-Semitic complaints filed in 2012, according to a government agency.Read More

GOP Senator No. 3 Backs Chuck Hagel as Path to Confirmation Clears

By Reuters

Chuck Hagel’s path to confirmation as President Barack Obama’s new secretary of defense became more secure on Thursday when Republican Senator Richard Shelby said he would support the nomination.Read More

New York Jets Tim Tebow Scraps Planned Visit to 'Anti-Semitic' Church

By Reuters

New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow, a devout Christian, has canceled an appearance at the Dallas mega-church led by a prominent pastor who has sparked controversy over remarks he made from the pulpit about gays and other religions.Read More

Vienna Jewish Museum Admits Showing 'Hundreds' of Artworks Looted by Nazis


Officials from the Jewish Museum of Vienna said that hundreds of objects in the museum’s possession were looted from Jewish families during the Holocaust.Read More

Chabad Rejects Vladimir Putin's Plan To Put Schneerson Collection in Jewish Museum


Chabad rejected a proposal by Russian President Vladimir Putin that a disputed collection of books and documents be kept at a Jewish museum in Moscow.Read More

ADL Will Not Oppose Sandy Shul Aid

By Seth Berkman

The Anti-Defamation League will not oppose a bill that would provide federal relief aid for houses of worship, after originally opposing the idea.Read More

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