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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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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


British Soccer Fans Hit by Anti-Semitic France Attack

By JTA

Fans of the British soccer team the Tottenham Spurs were targeted by an apparent anti-Semitic attack at a pub in Lyon, France.Read More


Jack Lew's Lack of Memory About $2M in NYU Loans Irks Republicans

By Reuters

A top Republican senator on Wednesday said he was unsatisfied with U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew’s response to questions about a loan he received from a previous employer and was requesting more information before the Senate committee considering the nomination is asked to vote.Read More


Australian Chabad Rabbi Told Abuser To Keep Quiet: Report

By JTA

A man under investigation for allegedly sexually abusing boys at a Sydney Jewish day school told police that senior rabbis knew of his actions but failed to report them to authorities, a newspaper reported.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Not Happy With Israel's Oscar-Nominated 'Gatekeepers'

By Reuters

An Oscar-nominated Israeli documentary has brought little joy to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government, the focus of the film’s criticism of Israel’s policy toward the Palestinians.Read More


Gay Principal Settles With Australian Jewish Day School Over Firing

By JTA

The fired principal of a major Jewish school in Melbourne reached an out-of-court settlement on the eve of his unfair dismissal case in the Federal Court.Read More


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