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Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning Rebrands

By JTA

The Spertus Institute in Chicago has a new name and a revamped mission.Read More


Israel Boycotts United Nations Review of Human Rights Record

By Reuters

Israel boycotted a U.N. human rights forum on Tuesday where it was due to have its record reviewed, setting a precedent that concerns rights activists and many Western nations.Read More


Romanian Holocaust Denier Says Visit to U.S. Museum 'Changed' Him Forever

By JTA

A Romanian government minister who denied that the Holocaust happened in his country said a visit to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum would “forever stay” with him.Read More


Palestinians Cheer Oscar Nod for Anti-Occupation Film '5 Broken Cameras'

By Reuters

Oscar-nominated documentary “5 Broken Cameras” screened for Palestinians for the first time on Monday, leaving locals hopeful that their struggle with Israel for land and statehood will gain a global audience.Read More


Anti-Semitic Violence Rises 5% as Australia Jews Report More Violence

By JTA

Anti-Semitic incidents in Australia rose by five percent over the previous 12-month period, according to a new report.Read More


Were Pro-Israel Students Threatened at Calif. Rally?

By JTA

A pro-Israel group claims Jewish students at the University of California, Davis were abused and threatened at a pro-Palestinian protest on campus.Read More


Little Hope of Recovery for Ariel Sharon Despite Hopeful Signs From Israeli Leader

By Reuters

The state-of-the-art brain scans that allowed doctors to look inside the head of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon show how advances in neuroscience are forcing a rethink of what it means to be in a long-term coma.Read More


Veronique Pozner's Statement: Full Transcript

By Forward Staff

My name is Vernoique Pozner, I am the mother of Noah Pozner. I speak today on his behalf.Read More


Israeli Finance Minister Expects Defense Cuts

By Reuters

Israeli Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz, fresh from a record-setting sale of Israeli bonds to investors in Florida, said on Monday that balancing the government budget will require “moderate but still significant” cuts to the defense sector.Read More


Jewish Cemetery Looted in Tunisia

By JTA

More than 68 gravestones were found ransacked and graves were looted at a Jewish cemetery in the coastal Tunisian town of Sousse.Read More


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