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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


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


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


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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