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Sex Study Finds Circumcision Reduces Men's Pleasure

By JTA

A new medical study in Belgium suggests circumcised men experience less intense sexual pleasure and orgasm than uncircumcised counterparts.Read More


Egypt's Gaza Tunnel Flooding Campaign Throws Many Out of Work

By Reuters

Egypt’s campaign to shut down smuggling tunnels running under its border into the Gaza Strip threatens to throw thousands of Palestinians out of work in the Hamas-run enclave.Read More


Ed Koch's Lost Diary Recalls Face Down With Jew-Haters in Army

By Forward Staff

Ed Koch documented his struggles with racist, Jew-hating soldiers as a young GI in a long-lost diary that came to light only after his death last month.Read More


Liz Taylor's Baubles Go on Display for Hollywood Oscars Week Display

By Reuters

Famed jeweler Bulgari said on Sunday it would put eight pieces of the late actress Elizabeth Taylor’s jewels on display at its Beverly Hills boutique, more than a year after the Hollywood star’s world-class collection fetched record prices at auction.Read More


Paul Goma, Romanian Author Accused of Anti-Semitism, Gets Nobel Nod

By JTA

A writer’s association in Moldova reportedly has nominated Paul Goma, a Romanian author accused of writing anti-Semitic texts, for the Nobel Prize in Literature.Read More


Israel Parliament Plans Prisoner X Probe, Shrugging Off Netanyahu Plea for Quiet

By Reuters

Israeli lawmakers announced plans on Sunday to investigate the 2010 jailhouse death of a reported Australian immigrant recruit to the Mossad spy agency.Read More


Focus on Eritrean Refugees in Sinai and Israel at Advocacy Event in Los Angeles

By Anne Cohen

Eritrean Youth Solidarity for Change (EYSC) and RightNow: Advocacy for Asylum Seekers in Israel hosted a joint event in Los Angeles, advocating for the Jewish and Eritrean-American communities to work together to help Eritrean refugees stuck in the Sinai desert.Read More


Next Pope Could Be African or Latino, Cardinal Who Deals With Jews Says

By Reuters

Cardinal Kurt Koch, a close aide of Pope Benedict who will cast his vote for the next leader of the Roman Catholic Church, says there is no reason why the new pontiff cannot be African or Latin American.Read More


Is Pope Frontrunner From Honduras Anti-Semitic?

By JTA

In a letter to the editor of the Miami Herald, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz said that one of the leading candidates to replace Pope Benedict XVI is an anti-Semite.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Pleads for Mossad 'Quiet' Amid Israeli Prisoner X Scandal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appealed on Sunday for the public spotlight on Israel’s Mossad spy agency to be turned off after news of the jailhouse suicide of a reported Australian recruit.Read More


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