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Sequester Cuts to Aid for Israel Take Center Stage at AIPAC


Imminent threats threading through the rhetoric at AIPAC conferences is hardly new, but this year’s alarm raising had a unique wrinkle: In addition to the prospect of a nuclear Iran, the other danger targeted by the pro-Israel lobby was domestic – sequestration.Read More

Arson Hits Company Planning Separate West Bank Bus Lines for Jews and Arabs


Police are investigating possible arson to two buses belonging to a company that began offering special bus lines to transport West Bank Palestinian passengers.Read More

Top Orthodox Rabbi Shunned by Australian Beth Din

The Sydney Beth Din ostracized a senior Orthodox rabbi in Melbourne for “gross contempt, ignorance and defamation.”Read More

Career Criminal With Link to Rapper 50 Cent Hunted in Deadly Hit and Run

By Forward Staff

Police were still hunting Tuesday for the hit-and-run driver who allegedly causing the deadly crash that killed an Orthodox couple as they headed to the hospital to deliver their first baby.Read More

Playboy's First Hebrew Issue Hits Newsstands in Israel


The first Hebrew language edition of Playboy magazine was launched in Tel Aviv.Read More

Gaza Marathon Scrapped as Hamas Bans Women

By Reuters

The main United Nations agency in Gaza has cancelled the annual marathon in the small Palestinian territory after ruling Hamas Islamists banned women from the race.Read More

3 With Jewish Ties Vie in L.A. Mayor Race

By Reuters

Los Angeles voters head to the polls on Tuesday in a primary election to choose a new mayor, with the top candidates trumpeting the need to reduce business taxes to grow the economy.Read More

Locusts Invade Israel's Negev, After Plaguing Egypt

By Haaretz and Zafrir Rinat

Several thousand locusts invaded Israel from Egypt on Monday spreading through the area of the Ramat Negev Regional Council just three weeks before Passover, including the Nitzana border crossing with Sinai.Read More

Hit-and-Run Driver Suspected in Death of Jewish Couple Has Manslaughter Rap

By Forward Staff

The hit-and-run driver wanted by police for allegedly causing the deadly crash that killed an Orthodox couple as they headed to the hospital to deliver their first baby served time in prison for manslaughter.Read More

Oracle's Larry Ellison Is World's Richest Jew


Oracle’s Larry Ellison is the world’s richest Jew, according to Forbes magazine’s annual world billionaires list for 2013.Read More

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