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Innocent Man Freed 23 Years After Murder of Hasidic Rabbi Chaskel Werzberger

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A New York man convicted of killing a Hasidic rabbi more than two decades ago was freed on Thursday after his conviction was vacated as a miscarriage of justice.Read More

Egypt Lifts Ban on Film About Jews


Egyptian authorities rescinded a ban on the screening of a documentary about Egyptian Jews.Read More

Supermodel Kate Upton Says Yes to Prom Date With Los Angeles Jewish Teen


A Los Angeles day school student landed a prom date with supermodel Kate Upton.Read More

Barack Obama Visits Holocaust Memorial and Yitzhak Rabin's Grave

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President Barack Obama visited Israel’s most powerful national symbols on Friday, paying homage at the Holocaust memorial and the graves of the founder of modern Zionism and assassinated prime minister Yitzhak Rabin.Read More

Rabbi Herschel Schacter Dies at 95


Rabbi Herschel Schacter, a former chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, has died.Read More

Pink Floyd Frontman Roger Waters Takes Credit for Stevie Wonder's Snub of IDF Gala


Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters took partial credit for Stevie Wonder’s decision to pull out of performing at a Friends of Israel Defense Forces event.Read More

Rabbi Plans Work With Descendants of Italy's Jews Who Were Forced to Convert


Rabbi Pinchas Punturello will begin work in southern Italy and Sicily to reach out to the Bnei Anousim, the descendants of Jews forced to convert to Catholicism centuries ago.Read More

'Rock Star' Barack Obama Wins Over Young Israelis With Call for Peace

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President Barack Obama was given a rapturous reception by Israeli students on Thursday as he made a rousing call for peace with the Palestinians, but his lofty oratory got lower marks beyond the conference hall.Read More

Barack Obama Appeals Directly to Israelis To Think of Palestinians, Push for Peace

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President Obama appealed directly to the Israeli people to put themselves in the shoes of stateless Palestinians and recognise that the expanding occupation blocks peace.Read More

Hungary Journalist Returns Prize, Lashes at Israel


A Hungarian television journalist said he would return an award he was given last week after he was accused of anti-Semitism and the government said it gave him the award by mistake.Read More

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