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Shoe Bigwig Stuart Weitzman Gifts $1 Million to Maccabi USA


Shoe designer Stuart Weitzman, a former member of the U.S. Maccabiah Games table tennis team, donated $1 million to Maccabi USA.Read More

Report: 30% rise in anti-Semitic complaints in Belgium


Belgium saw a 30-percent increase in the number of anti-Semitic complaints filed in 2012, according to a government agency.Read More

GOP Senator No. 3 Backs Chuck Hagel as Path to Confirmation Clears

By Reuters

Chuck Hagel’s path to confirmation as President Barack Obama’s new secretary of defense became more secure on Thursday when Republican Senator Richard Shelby said he would support the nomination.Read More

New York Jets Tim Tebow Scraps Planned Visit to 'Anti-Semitic' Church

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New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow, a devout Christian, has canceled an appearance at the Dallas mega-church led by a prominent pastor who has sparked controversy over remarks he made from the pulpit about gays and other religions.Read More

Vienna Jewish Museum Admits Showing 'Hundreds' of Artworks Looted by Nazis


Officials from the Jewish Museum of Vienna said that hundreds of objects in the museum’s possession were looted from Jewish families during the Holocaust.Read More

Chabad Rejects Vladimir Putin's Plan To Put Schneerson Collection in Jewish Museum


Chabad rejected a proposal by Russian President Vladimir Putin that a disputed collection of books and documents be kept at a Jewish museum in Moscow.Read More

ADL Will Not Oppose Sandy Shul Aid

By Seth Berkman

The Anti-Defamation League will not oppose a bill that would provide federal relief aid for houses of worship, after originally opposing the idea.Read More

British Soccer Fans Hit by Anti-Semitic France Attack


Fans of the British soccer team the Tottenham Spurs were targeted by an apparent anti-Semitic attack at a pub in Lyon, France.Read More

Jack Lew's Lack of Memory About $2M in NYU Loans Irks Republicans

By Reuters

A top Republican senator on Wednesday said he was unsatisfied with U.S. Treasury Secretary nominee Jack Lew’s response to questions about a loan he received from a previous employer and was requesting more information before the Senate committee considering the nomination is asked to vote.Read More

Australian Chabad Rabbi Told Abuser To Keep Quiet: Report


A man under investigation for allegedly sexually abusing boys at a Sydney Jewish day school told police that senior rabbis knew of his actions but failed to report them to authorities, a newspaper reported.Read More

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