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92Y Kickback Scandal Causes Heads To Roll

By JTA

The 92nd Street Y terminated several employees amid an investigation over kickbacks at the New York Jewish community center.Read More


Poconos Camp Counselor Accused of Molesting Boy

By JTA

A counselor at a Jewish summer camp for boys in Pennsylvania was taken into custody after a camper accused him of inappropriately touching him, police said.Read More


Aly Raisman Leads Parade of 9,000 Athletes at 19th Maccabiah Games

By JTA

U.S. Olympian Aly Raisman lit the torch at the opening ceremony of the 19th Maccabiah Games, which features a record number of nearly 9,000 athletes.Read More


Nazi-Themed Cafe Turns Up in Indonesia Tourist Town

By Anne Cohen

Authorities in Indonesia are concerned with the opening of a Nazi-themed cafe that has many tourists and locals alarmed.Read More


Jewish Lawmaker 'Stunned' To Find Out Bikini Model Isn't Love Child After All

By Reuters

Rep. Steve Cohen thought bikini model Victoria Brink was his love child — and Tweeted at her during a presidential speech. He was stunned to find out that DNA rules him out as the dad.Read More


Protests Gather Against Husband Who Refuses to Grant Jewish Divorce

By Yermi Brenner

More than two-dozen people protested last week in Norwalk, Connecticut against a Jewish husband, who refused to grant his wife a divorce, the Jewish Ledger reports. The demonstration, organized by the non-profit Organization for the Resolution of Agunot (ORA), took place outside the hospital where the husband, Ephraim Ohana, works.Read More


Slain Nurse Aliza Sherman Honored With Cleveland Self-Defense Class in Name

Justice for Aliza, a campaign to push authorities to find the murderer of Aliza Sherman, a Cleveland Clinic nurse stabbed to death in March, is offering a free self-defense class for local women according to the Cleveland Jewish News.Read More


Has King David's 3,000-Year-Old Palace Been Found at Last?

Two or three rows of stones stretching across 30 meters. That is what remains of what is believed to be King David’s palace, or at least the palace of a senior district governor that served the king some 3,000 years ago, according to scholars from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the Israel Antiquities Authority.Read More


Palestinians Gather To Discuss New Peace Talks

By Reuters

As Palestinian leaders gathered to discuss a possible U.S-brokered resumption of peace talks on Thursday, the Israeli government denied a shift in its conditions that might help end a three-year stalemate.Read More


Hungary Anti-Semitic Page Yanked by Facebook

By JTA

Facebook removed an official fan page of Kuruc.info — a U.S.-based website in Hungarian which features anti-Semitic hate speech and propaganda by Hungary’s ultranationalist Jobbik Party.Read More


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