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Dutch Orthodox School Still Roiled by Abuse

By Cnaan Lipshiz

More than a year after his alleged molestation by a male teacher, 6-year-old Ehud (not his real name) still won’t tell everything he knows about the sex scandal rocking Amsterdam’s Cheider, the Dutch capital’s only Orthodox Jewish school.Read More


Bulgaria Bomb Suspect Jetted In From Lebanon

By Reuters

A man suspected of organising a bus bombing in the Bulgarian Black Sea city of Burgas last year flew to Lebanon two days before the attack that killed five Israelis and their driver, Polish news website tvn24.pl reported.Read More


Aaron Panken Named President of Hebrew Union College

By JTA

Rabbi Aaron Panken was elected president of The Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion by its board of governors.Read More


Dr. Oz Tells Israelis To Chill Out

By Judy Maltz (Haaretz)

America’s best-known doctor, on his first trip to Israel, has this advice for the locals: Keep walking, but chill out.Read More


Israel Defends Detention of 5-Year-Old Palestinian Boy

By Gili Cohen (Haaretz)

The Israel Defense Forces’ detention of a five-year-old Palestinian boy in Hebron earlier this month was a legitimate step in order to “thwart the threat posed by the activities of a minor,” the IDF’s legal adviser in the West Bank has ruled.Read More


Anthony Weiner's Spokeswoman Stays After Crude Remarks

By Reuters

A spokeswoman for scandal-ridden New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner said on Wednesday she would remain in her job despite a political news website’s publication of profane comments she made about a former campaign intern.Read More


Israel and Palestinians Far Apart After First Day of Talks

By Reuters

Israel and the Palestinians remain far apart over terms of any peace deal, officials from both sides made clear on Wednesday, a day after talks resumed in Washington for the first time in nearly three years.Read More


Ossie Schechtman, Jewish Basketball Star, Dies at 94

By JTA

Ossie Schectman, who scored the first basket in the league that would become the NBA, has died.Read More


Chabad 'Synagogue-on-Wheels' Heads to Siberia

By JTA

Chabad activists have taken three synagogues on wheels on a journey into Siberia and central Russia.Read More


Ultra-Orthodox Break Windows After Woman Refuses To Go to Back of Bus

By Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

Ultra-Orthodox protesters attacked and damaged three buses in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Shemesh on Wednesday, after a female traveling on one of the buses refused a Haredi passenger’s order to move to the back and sit separately from the men.Read More


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