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Malmo Anti-Semitic Crimes Go Unpunished: Report

By JTA

Despite a record number of complaints about hate crimes in the Swedish city of Malmo, not a single person was convicted of such offenses in over two years, according to a recent report.Read More


Egypt Pushes Palestinian Factions for Unity

By Reuters

Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi plans to meet the leaders of Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah on Wednesday in a renewed effort to help them heal their five-year-old feud, Palestinian and Egyptian officials said.Read More


Doctor's Daughter Gets Bail in N.Y. Bomb Plot

By Reuters

A New York woman arrested after bomb-making manuals, weapons and a highly explosive compound were found in her apartment was released on bail into a drug treatment facility on Tuesday.Read More


Jack Lew Eyed for Treasury Secretary

By Forward Staff

Jack Lew is reportedly the strong favorite to be named the next treasury secretary and President Obama may unveil the pick before the end of the week.Read More


Israeli Candidates Vie for the (Gasp!) American Vote

By JTA

Campaigns to lure English-speakers (read: American ex-pats) aren’t new in Israeli politics. But this year’s push on both the left and right feels larger and more sophisticated.Read More


Bibi Runs Against World in Israeli Election Drama

By Reuters

It’s Bibi against the world on a campaign trail that took the combative Israeli prime minister to a Jewish settlement on Tuesday.Read More


Shin Bet Leader Worries About Palestinian Uprising

By Reuters

Israel faces the prospect of a new Palestinian uprising because of despair over the gridlock in peacemaking, a former head of the Israeli internal intelligence agency who is standing in the Jan. 22 election said on Tuesday.Read More


Journalist Richard Ben Cramer Dies of Cancer

By Reuters

Pulitzer-Prize winning correspondent and author Richard Ben Cramer, best known for his chronicle of the 1988 U.S. presidential election, died on Monday in Baltimore.Read More


Amy Winehouse Drank Self to Death: Inquest

By JTA

An inquest concluded that Grammy Award-winning Jewish soul singer Amy Winehouse died of consuming too much alcohol.Read More


Gabby Giffords Fights Guns on Shooting Anniversary

By Reuters

Former U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who was severely wounded two years ago in an Arizona shooting, is launching a group aimed at curbing gun violence and raising enough money to challenge the well-funded gun lobby.Read More


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