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Rare Jewish Books by 'Wild Things' Author Maurice Sendak Sold at Auction

By JTA

Two rare Jewish books illustrated by Maurice Sendak were sold at auction days before the posthumous publication of a new book by the author.Read More


NYPD Sued Over Spying on Innocent Muslims

By Reuters

Civil rights attorneys on Monday asked a federal court in Manhattan to order the New York Police Department to halt its surveillance of Muslims not suspected of unlawful activity.Read More


75,000 Facebook Users Ask Ban of 'F--- Israel' Page

By JTA

A Facebook petition to remove an anti-Israel page that uses an expletive in its name has 75,000 likes, the removal campaign’s creator says.Read More


Brooklyn College President Won't Cancel Boycott Israel Panel

By Ari Paul

The president of Brooklyn College hit back against New York City Council members who threatened to withhold funds to the school if it allows a panel discussion about the boycott Israel campaign to go forward later this week.Read More


Leaders of Jewish Reform Movement Plan Israel Advocacy Amid Tension

By JTA

Dozens of Reform Jewish representatives attended an Israel advocacy seminar in Paris.Read More


Celebrating 75th Birthday of Sephardic Portugal Shul

By JTA

Nearly 300 guests attended the 75th anniversary celebration of a Portuguese synagogue.Read More


British Court Accepts Beth Din Ruling on Custody

By JTA

A British judge reportedly has accepted a U.S. rabbinical court’s ruling in a dispute between a haredi Orthodox man and his ex-wife.Read More


Super Bowl Fever Hits Israel After Midnight

By Aimee Neistat (Haaretz)

Beer, wings and shouts of ‘Go Niners’ filled the air. It was way after midnight but the Super Bowl party was getting started on the beach in Tel Aviv.Read More


Sun and Shuls Make Uruguay Beach Town Jewish Hot Spot

By JTA

Known across South America as a beach oasis for the elite, and more recently as the site of Donald Trump’s first residential development on the continent, the Uruguayan town of Punta del Este has long seduced visitors with its beaches and luxury accommodations.Read More


Ed Koch Gets Own Subway Stop on Day of Funeral

By Forward Staff

As New York prepares to say good-bye to Ed Koch, he’s even getting his own Manhattan subway station. It’s on the upper East Side, no less.Read More


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