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Polish City To Ban Soccer Team Over Fans’ Anti-Semitic Game

By JTA

The municipality of Lodz said it would boycott a Polish soccer club due to “the anti-Semitic and offensive behavior” of its fans.Read More


Budapest U. Suspends Student Council Over Suspected Listing of Jews

By JTA

The rector of the University of Budapest reportedly suspended a student council suspected listing of Jews and other minorities.Read More


Kibbutzniks Plough a Portrait of Peres Into Field

By JTA

Kibbutz Tel Yosef ploughed a portrait of Israeli President Shimon Peres into a field of wheat in honor of his 90th birthday. Yom Huledet Sameach, prez.Read More


Israel Mulling Apology for ‘Operational Errors’ on Mavi Marmara

By JTA

Israel reportedly may apologize to Turkey for “operational errors” during its fatal raid on a 2010 Turkish aid flotilla to Gaza ahead of a visit by U.S. President Barack Obama.Read More


Riots Break Out in Jerusalem, West Bank Over Palestinian Prisoners

By JTA and Reuters

Palestinian protesters reportedly fired flares and hurled stones at Israeli troops in the Old City in Jerusalem amid violent protests in the West Bank.Read More


Hezbollah Operative Tracked Israeli Plane Landings in Cyprus

By JTA

The Hezbollah operative on trial for plotting against Israeli tourists in Cyprus acknowledged passing on Israeli aircraft landing times to his terrorist handlers.Read More


Iran Appears To Advance in Construction of Arak Nuclear Plant

By Reuters

Iran appears to be advancing in its construction of a research reactor Western experts say could offer the Islamic state a second way of producing material for a nuclear bomb, if it decided to embark on such a course, a U.N. report showed.Read More


Shoe Bigwig Stuart Weitzman Gifts $1 Million to Maccabi USA

By JTA

Shoe designer Stuart Weitzman, a former member of the U.S. Maccabiah Games table tennis team, donated $1 million to Maccabi USA.Read More


Report: 30% rise in anti-Semitic complaints in Belgium

By JTA

Belgium saw a 30-percent increase in the number of anti-Semitic complaints filed in 2012, according to a government agency.Read More


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


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