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Hungary Rejects Complaint About 'Jewish List' Leader

By JTA

Prosecutors in Budapest reportedly have rejected a complaint about a lawmaker who called Jews a “security risk.”Read More


Worst Snowstorm in 20 Years Slams Israel

By Reuters

Jerusalem remained paralyzed Thursday as the largest snowfall in 20 years closed roads, trains and buses and schools.Read More


Giffords Anti-Gun Groups Hopes To Raise $20M

By Reuters

A new gun control group led by Gabrielle Giffords, the former U.S. congresswoman wounded in a Tucson shooting rampage, wants to raise $20 million for the 2014 congressional elections.Read More


Jack Lew Would Be First Orthodox Jew at Treasury

By Reuters

President Barack Obama plans to announce his nomination of White House chief of staff and budget expert Jack Lew as his next Treasury secretary on Thursday at an event at 1:30 p.m. ET (1330 GMT), a White House official said.Read More


White House Cool to $1T Platinum Coin Plan

By Reuters

The White House on Wednesday sees little profit in the notion of minting $1 trillion platinum coin as an escape hatch to avoid a debt default if Congress balks at raising the U.S. debt limit.Read More


Hollande Meets With Chief Rabbi on Gay Marriage

By JTA

French President Francois Hollande met with local religious leaders, including the country’s chief rabbi, Gilles Bernheim, to hear their views on same-sex marriages.Read More


Historic Munich Synagogue Gets New Lease on Life

By JTA

A historic synagogue in Munich will get a shot in the arm thanks to efforts by a local Jewish cultural activist with help from the Germany city.Read More


Let It Snow — in Israel

By JTA

Snow and hail began falling in the Jerusalem area and continued to fall in the north of the country.Read More


Hungary Punished for Anti-Semitic Soccer Fans

By JTA

Hungary’s national soccer team will face sanctions because of anti-Semitic chants by its fans in August, the FIFA soccer association has announced.Read More


Right-Wing Millionaire Is Surprise of Israel Vote

By Reuters

A right-wing millionaire who says a Palestinian state would be suicide for Israel has emerged as the surprise success story of the country’s election campaign.Read More


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