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

By Reuters

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

By JTA

Egyptian authorities rescinded a ban on the screening of a documentary about Egyptian Jews.Read More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

By JTA

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

By Reuters

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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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

By Reuters

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

By Reuters

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

By JTA

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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