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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

Dustin Hoffman Treated for Cancer

By Reuters

Actor Dustin Hoffman has undergone treatment for cancer, the Oscar-winner’s publicist confirmed on Tuesday.Read More

Rabbi vs. Rabbi Feud Sinks Poland's Fight To Maintain Kosher Slaughter

By Cnaan Liphshiz

A few weeks before Poland’s parliament voted last month on whether to overturn a ban on ritual slaughter, Rabbi Menachem Margolin was scheduled to meet the Polish president in an effort to find a solution to the problem.Read More

Police Plead for Calm as Women Plan Monthly Prayer at Western Wall


Jerusalem police asked haredi Orthodox members of the Jerusalem City Council and Women of the Wall leaders to refrain from confrontation at the Western Wall Plaza this week. Women of the Wall will hold its monthly Rosh Chodesh prayer service at the Western Wall on Wednesday morning.Read More

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