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Palestinians Say Detainee Was Tortured to Death

By Reuters

Palestinian officials said on Sunday a Palestinian detainee who died in an Israeli prison was tortured before his death, but Israel said autopsy findings were preliminary and inconclusive.Read More


Principal of Chabad Jewish School in Paris Failed to Report Abuse: Report

By JTA

The principal of a Jewish school in Paris was indicted for failing to report the sexual abuse of minors.Read More


Chuck Hagel Trashed as 'Unqualified' by John McCain

By Reuters

Republican Senator John McCain on Sunday said his former colleague Chuck Hagel was not qualified to be U.S. defense secretary but the Senate would likely vote on his nomination rather than hold it up with procedural hurdles.Read More


Israel Demands Palestinians End Widespread Protests

By Reuters

Israel on Sunday demanded the Palestinian Authority stem a surge of anti-Israeli protests ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to the region next month.Read More


John Kerry Pushes Mideast Peace on First Trip

By Reuters

John Kerry views his first trip as U.S. secretary of state as a listening tour, but the leaders he meets will want to hear whether he has any new ideas on Syria, Iran and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Read More


Labor's Yacimovich Shoots Down Coalition Rumors

By Jonathan Lis (Haaretz)

Labor party chairwoman Shelly Yacimovich reiterated over the weekend that she would not join Prime Minister-designate Benjamin Netanyahu’s government, despite reports indicating she was involved in coalition talks.Read More


60% of British Jews Live in London

By JTA

Britain’s Jewish population is becoming more concentrated, with nearly 60 percent of Jews living in London, new statistics show.Read More


Chandra Levy's Convicted 'Killer' Demands New Trial

By Forward Staff

The man convicted of killing Jewish Capitol Hill intern Chandra Levy in 2001 plans to demand a new trial as reports swirl about questions about the case and secret court hearings.Read More


Palestinians Demand Probe Into Detainee's Death

By Reuters

Palestinian officials on Saturday demanded an international investigation into the death of a Palestinian detainee who died in an Israeli jail hours earlier.Read More


Israel Informed Australia When Prisoner X Was Arrested

By JTA

Israeli intelligence services notified Australian officials of Ben Zygier’s arrest immediately after he was detained, an Australian news agency reported.Read More


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