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Jerry Seinfeld Shares Webby Honors With Obama Reelection Campaign and Justin Bieber

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Campaigns for pop stars Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga joined comedian Jerry Seinfeld and the team behind President Barack Obama’s 2012 social media election strategy on Tuesday in winning Webby Awards, the annual honors for excellence on the Internet.Read More

Israel Happy With Arab Softening of Land-for-Peace Proposal

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Israel responded favourably on Tuesday to an apparent softening by Arab states of their 2002 peace plan after a top Qatari official raised the possibility of land swaps in setting borders between the Jewish state and an independent Palestine.Read More

Arab States Soften Stand on Possible Israel Land-for-Peace Deal

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Arab states appeared to soften their 2002 peace plan on Monday when a top Qatari official said Israel and the Palestinians could trade land rather than conform exactly to their 1967 borders.Read More

Harvey Fierstein's 'Kinky Boots' Grabs 13 Tony Nominations

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The musical “Kinky Boots,” with music by pop star Cyndi Lauper, led the nominations of Broadway’s highest honors, the Tony awards, on Tuesday with 13, closely followed by the British import “Matilda,” which received 12.Read More

Pope Francis Agrees To Visit Israel

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Israeli President Shimon Peres invited Pope Francis on Tuesday to visit Israel, at his first meeting with the new pontiff who has appealed for peace in the Middle East.Read More

Gaza Rocketmaker Killed in Israeli Strike

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Israel on Tuesday launched its first targeted attack on a militant in Gaza since a war in November, killing a Palestinian jihadist in an air strike that put further strain on a five-month-old ceasefire.Read More

Natan Sharansky's Western Wall Prayer Plan Loses Support — On Both Sides


Natan Sharansky’s proposal to reduce tensions at the Western Wall has lost support from both traditional supporters and opponents of egalitarian prayer at the holy site.Read More

Monte-Carlo Philharmonic To Play Concert Using Holocaust Victims' Instruments


The Philharmonic Orchestra of Monte-Carlo will perform a concert in Monaco featuring instruments of Jewish Holocaust victims.Read More

Jewish Settler Stabbed and Shot Dead by Palestinian at West Bank Bus Stop

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A Palestinian man stabbed and shot dead an Israeli settler in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, the Israeli ambulance service and police said.Read More

Holocaust Survivors and Liberators Meet on Museum's 20th Anniversary

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Ending a three-decade quest, Debbie Long on Monday met the American “kid” soldier who freed her mother from a World War II Nazi concentration camp. She threw her arms around Eldon Ooton, now 90, and sobbed.Read More

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