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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

Newseum Reconsiders Honor for Slain Gaza Journalists


The Newseum said it was reconsidering its decision to honor slain cameramen employed by a Gaza TV station that Israel considers to be a Hamas affiliate.Read More

Palestinian Terrorist in '68 Hijacking Deported From Canada

By Reuters

After a 25-year legal battle, Canada has finally deported a Palestinian convicted of an attack on an Israeli airliner in 1968, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said on Monday.Read More

Agriprocessors Bankruptcy Trustees Eye Jewish Charities

By Seth Berkman

Trustees appointed to the bankruptcy case of kosher meatpacking plant Agriprocessors are targeting charities that were beneficiaries of donations by the embattled company.Read More

Syrian Rebel Shown on Video Cutting Heart Out of Slain Assad Soldier

By Reuters

A video of a Syrian rebel commander cutting the heart out of a soldier and biting into is emblematic of a civil war that has rapidly descended into sectarian hatred and revenge killings, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.Read More

Hungary Rising Jewish Star Dumped as Leader


The head of Hungary’s top organization representing Jewish communities resigned on Sunday after losing a vote of confidence, AFP reported.Read More

Shops Owned by Africans Shut by Israel Police

By Ilan Lior (Haaretz)

Tel Aviv municipal inspectors, along with a large contingent of police, raided illegal businesses run by African migrants in the Neve Sha’anan neighborhood on Sunday evening.Read More

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