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Edward Said's Daughter Talks About Growing Up WASP-y

By Haaretz

Najla Said, daughter of the late Palestinian intellectual and leading post-Modernist Edward Said, tried to ignore the Palestinian culture and heritage handed down to her by her parents in their Manhattan home when she was young.Read More


55% of Israelis Say No Return to 1967 Borders

By Reuters

Most Israelis would oppose any peace deal with the Palestinians that involved withdrawing to pre-1967 ceasefire lines, even if landswaps were agreed to accommodate Jewish settlements, a poll showed on Tuesday.Read More


Roger Waters Slammed Anti-Semitism by Vatican Newspaper

By JTA

An Op-Ed in the Vatican newspaper blasted “unrestrained anti-Semitism” at a music festival in Belgium where British rocker Roger Waters displayed an inflatable wild boar balloon with a Star of David and other symbols on it.Read More


French Lawmaker Threatened for Anti-Kosher Stand

By JTA

A French senator said she will complain to police over death threats she received after proposing special labels for halal and kosher meat.Read More


Yehuda Lev, Journalist and Zionist, Dies at 86

By JTA

Yehuda Lev, an iconoclastic journalist and veteran of World War II and Israel’s War of Independence who established a European underground route to smuggle Holocaust survivors to Palestine, has died.Read More


Birthright Trips to Israel Could Double Under Plan

By Judy Maltz (Haaretz)

A new government initiative could effectively double the number of Taglit-Birthright participants traveling to Israel within a few years.Read More


4 Guilty in Roma Neo-Nazi Killing Spree That Horrified Hungary

By Reuters

A Hungarian court found four men guilty on Tuesday of killing Roma families in a spree of racist violence in 2008 and 2009 that shocked the country and led to accusations that police had failed to protect an historically persecuted minority.Read More


$1.3M Reward in Cannes 'Pink Panther' Diamond Heist of Israeli Jeweler

By Reuters

A Lloyd’s of London insurer is offering up to 1 million euros ($1.3 million) in exchange for clues that could recover jewels worth an estimated $136 million seized in a heist in the French Riviera resort of Cannes last month.Read More


How Much Israeli Money Goes Into Facebook?

By Haaretz

As opposed to traditional advertising, which gets channeled through media buyers and ad agencies, most of Facebook’s advertising is bought and sold directly, with the advertiser purchasing space directly from the company.Read More


Pamela Geller Testifies Against Police Over Scrapped Talk at Toronto Synagogue

By JTA

Blogger Pamela Geller said she will testify over a complaint she filed against a Toronto-area police force in the cancellation of a synagogue appearance.Read More


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