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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


Giffords Anti-Gun Groups Hopes To Raise $20M

By Reuters

A new gun control group led by Gabrielle Giffords, the former U.S. congresswoman wounded in a Tucson shooting rampage, wants to raise $20 million for the 2014 congressional elections.Read More


Jack Lew Would Be First Orthodox Jew at Treasury

By Reuters

President Barack Obama plans to announce his nomination of White House chief of staff and budget expert Jack Lew as his next Treasury secretary on Thursday at an event at 1:30 p.m. ET (1330 GMT), a White House official said.Read More


White House Cool to $1T Platinum Coin Plan

By Reuters

The White House on Wednesday sees little profit in the notion of minting $1 trillion platinum coin as an escape hatch to avoid a debt default if Congress balks at raising the U.S. debt limit.Read More


Hollande Meets With Chief Rabbi on Gay Marriage

By JTA

French President Francois Hollande met with local religious leaders, including the country’s chief rabbi, Gilles Bernheim, to hear their views on same-sex marriages.Read More


Historic Munich Synagogue Gets New Lease on Life

By JTA

A historic synagogue in Munich will get a shot in the arm thanks to efforts by a local Jewish cultural activist with help from the Germany city.Read More


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