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Orthodox Union, Leading Kosher Certifier, Picks Compromise Candidate as Leader

By JTA

The Orthodox Union board reportedly has opted for a consensus candidate, Martin Nachimson, to avert a showdown over its presidency.Read More


Reporter Apologizes for Suggesting Israel Bribed Bulgaria on Bomb Probe

By JTA

A correspondent for the Financial Times apologized for suggesting that Israel may have bribed Bulgaria to frame Hezbollah.Read More


Israel Sleepwalking Into Crisis Over Jewish Settlements on Occupied Palestinian Land

By Reuters

Israel risks sleepwalking into a crisis with its allies over relentless settlement-building in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem unless it realises that the international anger is genuine and adjusts its course.Read More


Top 3 Philanthopists in Ukraine Are All Jews

By JTA

Ukraine’s three most generous philanthropists are all Jewish, according to a local business magazine.Read More


Berlusconis In Trouble Over 'Black Boy' Slur at Jewish-Raised Mario Balotelli

By Reuters

Silvio Berlusconi and his brother Paolo are getting heat over maverick Italy striker Mario Balotelli, with one accused of racism and the other of signing him for their club AC Milan only to win votes in this month’s national election.Read More


Chandra Levy 'Killer' To Appear Amid Questions on Jewish Intern Slaying

By Forward Staff

The convicted killer of Chandra Levy is set to appear at a court hearing amid questions about the sensational 2001 killing of the Jewish congressional intern.Read More


Knife-Wielding Woman Threatens Jewish Student at Toulouse Rampage School

By JTA

A woman wielding a knife reportedly was arrested after threatening a student of the Toulouse Jewish school where an Islamist radical murdered a rabbi and three children nearly one year ago.Read More


Soaring Shekel May Force Israel Bank Action

By Reuters

Israel’s shekel is at a 15-month high against the dollar, prompting speculation in the foreign exchange market that the Bank of Israel may intervene as it has in the past to protect the economy.Read More


Nazi 'Arbeit Macht Frei' Slogan Posted at Abandoned Detroit Auto Plant

By JTA

A sign on the overpass of an automotive plant in Detroit reads in German “Work will make you Free,” evoking images of the sign on the gate of Auschwitz.Read More


Is Barack Obama's Visit to Israel a Sign He Wants Mideast Peace Progress?

By JTA

Barack Obama’s last visit to Israel came when he was a candidate in 2008. Does his long-delayed return a sign that he’s ready to take another shot at Mideast peacemaking?Read More


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