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Jackie Robinson Statue in Brooklyn Marred By Swastika and Anti-Semitic Slurs

By Reuters

Vandals defaced a statue of barrier-breaking baseball star Jackie Robinson in Brooklyn, scrawling a racial slur, a swastika and anti-Semitic language on the figure outside a minor league baseball park, police said on Wednesday.Read More


Eric Cantor To Lead Twenty-Six House Republicans on AIPAC Trip to Israel

By JTA

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the Republican majority leader in the House of Representatives, will lead 26 GOP lawmakers on a tour of Israel funded by AIPAC’s educational affiliate.Read More


Israel's High Court Will Rule on a Petition Against Releasing Palestinian Prisoners

By Haaretz/Revital Hovel

The High Court of Justice was asked on Wednesday to reject a petition to overturn a government decision to release 104 Palestinian prisoners.Read More


Israeli Energy Firm Plans To Bring Gas Pipeline To Middle East Countries

By JTA

An Israeli energy company announced plans to export natural gas via pipelines through Turkey and other countries in the Middle East.Read More


If I'm Racist 'So Is Israel,' Embattled Mayor Declares

By Shimon Gapso (Haaretz)

Over the past few days, many people have been calling me a racist. Sometimes they also call me a Nazi, a bully or even Hitler. One need only look at the comments on Haaretz’s website to put me before a firing squad. What’s my crime? What act of bullying did I commit? I made a clear and unequivocal statement that Upper Nazareth was a Jewish city.Read More


Four IDF Soldiers Wounded in Blast on Lebanon-Israel Border

By Reuters

An explosion at the border with Lebanon wounded four Israeli soldiers on Wednesday, and the Lebanese Army said the troops were inside Lebanese territory when the blast occurred.Read More


Horace Mann Pays More Than $1 Million to Victims of Sexual Abuse Scandal

By Doni Bloomfield

Horace Mann paid out over $1 million to victims in the wake of the elite private school’s sexual abuse scandal last year, according to court filings, The New York Times reports.Read More


Original Oskar Schindler Factory Construction Plans Up For Auction

By Seth Berkman

A collection of rare documents belonging to Oskar Schindler, including original construction plans to build facilities intended to house Jews during the war, will be auctioned off later this month.Read More


12 More Students Join $380M Sex Abuse Suit Against Yeshiva University

By Seth Berkman

Twelve more former students of Yeshiva University High School for Boys who claimed that they were molested by staff members joined a $380 million lawsuit against the school.Read More


Spanish Jews Back Madrid Chief Rabbi Amid Gay 'Deviant' Report

By JTA

The Jewish community of Madrid has denied the authenticity of quotes attributed to its chief rabbi, in which he reportedly called homosexuals “deviants” who need “re-educating.”Read More


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