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John Kerry Compares Gaza Flotilla and Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

By JTA

Israeli lawmakers are condemning U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s comparison of the Boston Marathon bombing victims to the 2010 deaths of Turkish citizens aboard the Mavi Marmara ship.Read More


Israel Rapped by U.S. Over African Immigrants

By JTA

The U.S. State Department in its latest human rights report elevated its criticism of Israel’s treatment of African refugees.Read More


Police Probe 9/11 Anniversary Link in Jewish Murders Tied to Boston Bomber

By Forward Staff

Authorities are investigating Boston bomb suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s tie to a gruesome triple murder involving at least two Jewish victims — on the tenth anniversary of 9/11.Read More


Morocco Jewish Museum Reopens After Renovations

By JTA

The Museum of Moroccan Judaism, one of the only institutions of its kind in the Arab world, was reopened in Casablanca after months of renovations.Read More


Syria Has Used Chemical Weapons in Civil War With Rebels, Israel Says

By Reuters

Syrian government forces have used chemical weapons - probably nerve gas - in their fight against rebels trying to force out President Bashar al-Assad, the Israeli military’s top intelligence analyst said on Tuesday.Read More


Susan Rice Says Defending Israel Key Part of U.N. Job

By JTA

Susan Rice said a major part of her work as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is defending Israel’s legitimacy.Read More


John Galliano Will Teach Fashion School Class

By Reuters

Disgraced fashion designer John Galliano is continuing his public image rehabilitation with an upcoming stint teaching a master class at one of New York’s leading design schools.Read More


Israeli Doctors Made Key Difference in Boston

By JTA

Minutes after a terrorist attack killed three at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, doctors and nurses at the city’s hospitals faced a harrowing scene – severed limbs, burned bodies, shrapnel buried in skin.Read More


Thousands Protest Anti-Semitism in Budapest

By JTA

Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Budapest against anti-Semitism, as Hungarian police prevented a neo-Nazi demonstration for the third time in two weeks.Read More


Israel Hints at New Patience on Iran

By Reuters

Israel suggested on Monday it would be patient before taking any military action against Iran’s nuclear programme, saying during a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel there was still time for other options.Read More


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