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If I'm Racist 'So Is Israel,' Embattled Mayor Declares

By Shimon Gapso (Haaretz)

Over the past few days, many people have been calling me a racist. Sometimes they also call me a Nazi, a bully or even Hitler. One need only look at the comments on Haaretz’s website to put me before a firing squad. What’s my crime? What act of bullying did I commit? I made a clear and unequivocal statement that Upper Nazareth was a Jewish city.Read More

Four IDF Soldiers Wounded in Blast on Lebanon-Israel Border

By Reuters

An explosion at the border with Lebanon wounded four Israeli soldiers on Wednesday, and the Lebanese Army said the troops were inside Lebanese territory when the blast occurred.Read More

Horace Mann Pays More Than $1 Million to Victims of Sexual Abuse Scandal

By Doni Bloomfield

Horace Mann paid out over $1 million to victims in the wake of the elite private school’s sexual abuse scandal last year, according to court filings, The New York Times reports.Read More

Original Oskar Schindler Factory Construction Plans Up For Auction

By Seth Berkman

A collection of rare documents belonging to Oskar Schindler, including original construction plans to build facilities intended to house Jews during the war, will be auctioned off later this month.Read More

12 More Students Join $380M Sex Abuse Suit Against Yeshiva University

By Seth Berkman

Twelve more former students of Yeshiva University High School for Boys who claimed that they were molested by staff members joined a $380 million lawsuit against the school.Read More

Spanish Jews Back Madrid Chief Rabbi Amid Gay 'Deviant' Report


The Jewish community of Madrid has denied the authenticity of quotes attributed to its chief rabbi, in which he reportedly called homosexuals “deviants” who need “re-educating.”Read More

Religious Zionist Moti Elon Convicted of Sex Abuse

By Haaretz

The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday convicted Rabbi Moti Elon, a highly regarded figure in the Religious Zionist community, on two counts of forcible sexual assault against a minor.Read More

Women Blow Shofar and Raise Torah Scroll at Western Wall Prayer Protest


Women of the Wall blew a shofar at the back of the Western Wall Plaza and raised a Torah scroll at the plaza’s gate as they completed their service under a heavy police barricade.Read More

4 Israeli Soldiers Wounded in Blast Near Lebanese Border

By Reuters

Four Israeli soldiers were wounded on Wednesday in an explosion on the border with Lebanon, a military spokesman said.Read More

How Hollywood Played Nice With the Nazis

By Nirit Alderman (Haaretz)

A new book being published in the United States claims, however, that the major Hollywood studios were desperate to protect their business interests in Germany and actually collaborated with the Nazis in the 1930s prior to the outbreak of World War Two.Read More

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