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Barack to Jack: Work on Your Handwriting, Dude!

By Reuters

President Obama joked that he considered taking back his offer to make Jack Lew his next treasury secretary after seeing his loopy, illegible signature.Read More


Orthodox Parents Won't Take Girl Off Life Support

By JTA

The Orthodox Jewish parents of a Florida Jewish teen on life support have filed a motion in court to prevent the hospital from removing life-sustaining machines.Read More


'Low-Key Guy' Jack Lew Gets Nod at Treasury

By Reuters

President Obama described Jacob Lew as ‘a low-key guy who prefers to surround himself with policy experts rather than television cameras.’Read More


Shas Pulls 'What You're Not Jewish?' Ad Geared at Russian Immigrants

By Reuters

Complaints by Russian-speaking immigrants prompted an ultra-Orthodox party in Israel to pull a TV commercial plugging their election campaign which shows a man recoiling in horror at discovering his bride is not Jewish.Read More


2 Israeli Films Put Up for Documentary Oscar

By JTA

Two Israeli films are among the five nominated for best documentary for the Academy Awards.Read More


Tel Aviv Car Bombing Is Suspected Mob Hit

By Reuters

A car exploded near a bus in Tel Aviv on Thursday, injuring four people in what police suspect was an attempt to kill an alleged criminal kingpin.Read More


Jewish Leader Defends Writer on 'Anti-Semitic' Top 10

By JTA

Prominent German journalist Jakob Augstein may write “horrible, hideous” articles on Israel, but his comments don’t belong on the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s ten worst anti-Semitic statements of 2012 list, a German Jewish leader said.Read More


Witness Comes Forward in Most-Wanted Nazi Case

By JTA

Slovak police reportedly have found a witness to corroborate charges against Laszlo Csatary, an alleged Hungarian war criminal.Read More


Hungary Rejects Complaint About 'Jewish List' Leader

By JTA

Prosecutors in Budapest reportedly have rejected a complaint about a lawmaker who called Jews a “security risk.”Read More


Worst Snowstorm in 20 Years Slams Israel

By Reuters

Jerusalem remained paralyzed Thursday as the largest snowfall in 20 years closed roads, trains and buses and schools.Read More


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