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Dzokhar Tsarnaev's College Buddies Face Backpack-Dump Charges in Bombing

By Reuters

Three additional suspects have been taken into custody in the investigation of last month’s bombings at the Boston Marathon, the Boston Police Department said in its official Twitter feed on Wednesday.Read More

Frustrated Palestinian Youth Seek New Outlets To Push Change

By Reuters

Bleak Palestinian realities mean whatever comes out of the contest to be “The President” will have only symbolic significance. The winner will be “ambassador for a day” at one of the Palestinian missions in Europe, among other prizes.Read More

Could Gorgeous Mystery Woman Shed Light on Cold War Sex Scandal?

By Reuters

She has dark eyes, full lips and short hair in one of the favourite styles of London in the “swinging 60s” but who is she?Read More

Israeli Male Execs Get 43% More Than Women

By Tali Heruti-Sover and Hila Weissberg (Haaretz)

Male executives in Israel earn on average 43% more than female executives, based on a review of the top wage-earners at companies listed on the benchmark Tel Aviv-100 index. This discrepancy works out to an average of NIS 1 million a year.Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu Says Israel Must Not Turn Into 'Binational' State

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that an agreement with the Palestinians must be reached “that will prevent Israel from becoming a binational state, but will provide stability and security.”Read More

John Kerry Calls Arab Shift on Land-for-Peace Deal 'Big Step Forward'

By Reuters

Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday the Arab League’s acknowledgment that Israelis and Palestinians may have to swap land in any peace deal was “a very big step forward.”Read More

Hungary Premier Victor Orban Vows to Protect World Jewish Congress Meeting


Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban ordered police to prevent protests and rallies that would disturb the World Jewish Congress General Assembly in Budapest.Read More

Steinhardt Judaica Trove Fetches Record $8.5M at Sotheby's Auction


An auction of the 500-piece Judaica collection owned by philanthropist Michael Steinhardt was the “most valuable auction of Judaica ever held,” Sotheby’s said.Read More

Jerry Seinfeld Shares Webby Honors With Obama Reelection Campaign and Justin Bieber

By Reuters

Campaigns for pop stars Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga joined comedian Jerry Seinfeld and the team behind President Barack Obama’s 2012 social media election strategy on Tuesday in winning Webby Awards, the annual honors for excellence on the Internet.Read More

Israel Happy With Arab Softening of Land-for-Peace Proposal

By Reuters

Israel responded favourably on Tuesday to an apparent softening by Arab states of their 2002 peace plan after a top Qatari official raised the possibility of land swaps in setting borders between the Jewish state and an independent Palestine.Read More

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