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President Barack Obama's Limousine Breaks Down in Jerusalem

By Reuters

One of President Barack Obama’s protective limousines broke down in Israel on Wednesday but did not affect his ability to move around Jerusalem, a Secret Service spokesman said.Read More


Man Convicted of Killing Satmar Rabbi May Be Released This Week

By Anne Cohen

A man jailed for 21 years for the murder of a prominent Satmar rabbi might not actually be guilty, the New York Times reported Wednesday.Read More


Sparse Crowds of Israelis Greet Barack Obama on Arrival in Jerusalem

By Reuters

Making his first official visit to Israel, U.S. President Barack Obama pledged on Wednesday unwavering commitment to the security of the Jewish State where concern over a nuclear-armed Iran has clouded U.S.-Israeli relations.Read More


Philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy Barred From Libya for Being Jewish

By JTA

The French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy, who supported France’s military intervention in Libya, was barred from visiting there because he is Jewish.Read More


Obama Stresses Alliance on Arrival in Israel

By Reuters

President Barack Obama said at the start of his first official visit to Israel on Wednesday that the U.S. commitment to the security of the Jewish state was rock solid and that peace must come to the Holy Land.Read More


Obama Wows 'Em With His Hebrew in Scorching Israel Sun

By Nathan Jeffay

Barack Obama showed off a few words of Hebrew as his presidential visit kicked off. Couldn’t anyone find a tent to get ‘em out of the scorching sun?Read More


French Return 7 Looted Paintings to Jewish Owners

By JTA

France’s Ministry of Culture has returned seven valuable paintings looted by the Nazis during the Holocaust from two Jewish families.Read More


Jewish Congress Coming to Hungary Amid Anti-Semitic Surge

By JTA

The World Jewish Congress will hold its annual assembly in Budapest to show solidarity with Hungary’s Jews who are facing “exceptionally strong” anti-Semitism, organizers said.Read More


Pope's Book With Rabbi To Get English Translation

By Reuters

A book by newly installed Roman Catholic Pope Francis will be translated into English for the first time, publisher Image Books said on Tuesday.Read More


Low Expectations Jetting With Obama on First Presidential Visit to Israel

By Reuters

President Barack Obama arrives in Israel on Wednesday without any new peace initiative to offer disillusioned Palestinians and facing deep Israeli doubts over his pledge to prevent a nuclear-armed Iran.Read More


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