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Larry Page Has Rare Vocal Chord Ailment

By Reuters

Google Inc Chief Executive Larry Page provided the first public details of the voice ailment that sidelined him from speaking engagements last summer, saying that he has limited movement in his left and right vocal cords.Read More


International Criminal Court Opens Probe Into Israel's Raid on Gaza Flotilla

By Reuters

The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor said on Tuesday she would open a preliminary examination into events surrounding the 2010 Israeli raid on a humanitarian aid flotilla bound for the Gaza strip, in which nine Turkish activists were killed.Read More


German Neo-Nazi Woman Created 'Normality' Around Killing Spree

By Reuters

A 38-year-old German woman charged with complicity in a series of racist murders played a key role in creating an air of normality around her neo-Nazi cell, a prosecutor said on Tuesday.Read More


Longlost Jewish Postcard Uncovered at Holocaust Death Camp Town of Auschwitz

By JTA

Construction workers near the sole surviving synagogue in Oswiecim, Poland have turned up a postcard that sheds light on pre-war Jewish life in the town.Read More


Plan To Allow Women's Prayer at Western Wall Threatens Archeological Treasures

By Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

The Jerusalem Archaeological Park and Davidson Center, located south of the Western Wall, is widely considered the most important archaeological site in the country − the site which perhaps best embodies the destruction of the Temple. Enormous stones that formed the upper tiers of this wall prior to the destruction lie on top of each other in a tall heap.Read More


Jews March To Demand Answers in Brutal Murder of Cleveland Nurse

By JTA

More than 200 people participated in a community walk in suburban Cleveland to bring attention to the unsolved murder of Aliza Sherman, a Jewish mother of four.Read More


Angelina Jolie Has Double Mastectomy Over 'Jewish' Gene Breast Cancer Fear

By Reuters

Actress Angelina Jolie said on Tuesday that fears of developing breast cancer because of a gene mutation led her to have a preventive double mastectomy this year, urging other women to take steps to see if they had a similar risk.Read More


Joyce Brothers, Jewish TV Psychologist and Advice Columnist, Dies at 85

By Reuters

Television psychologist Joyce Brothers died on Monday in New York of natural causes, her publicist said. She was 85.Read More


Workers at Seedy Mexico City Bar Charged in Murder of Malcolm X's Grandson

By Reuters

Authorities in Mexico City have arrested two men on suspicion of the fatal beating of the grandson of U.S. civil rights activist Malcolm X in a bar last week and are looking for at least two more people, Mexico City Attorney General Rodolfo Rios said on Monday.Read More


Lakewood Yeshiva Teacher Yosef Kolko Admits Abusing Boy

By Forward Staff

A former yeshiva teacher in the Orthodox town of Lakewood, N.J., Yeshiva teacher today admitted sexually abusing a boy after two more victims of his came forward to accuse him, authorities told the Asbury Park Press.Read More


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