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Netanyahu Thanks Pope Benedict for Improving Ties With Jews and Israel

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked outgoing Pope Benedict on Monday for his efforts to shore up often troubled relations between the Roman Catholic Church and Jews, including with his 2009 visit to the Holy Land.Read More

Frances Eizenstat, Jewish Activist and Non-Profit Leader, Dies at 68

By Forward Staff

Frances Carol Eizenstat, a social-justice activist and Jewish non-profit leader, has died at 68.Read More

Ultra-Orthodox Teen Harasses Woman Who Refused To Sit at Back of Bus


Police reportedly have arrested a haredi Orthodox teen who harassed a woman for not sitting in the back of a bus.Read More

Jailed Torture Gang Leader Makes Anti-Semitic Video


The leader of a gang which in 2006 tortured and killed Ilan Halimi, a French Jew, was sentenced to seven more years in prison for making anti-Semitic videos while in jail.Read More

Israel's Netanyahu Sees Cautionary Tale About Iran in North Korea Nuclear Test

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pointed on Monday to North Korea’s latest nuclear test as proof the world must keep up pressure on Iran to prevent it acquiring atomic weapons.Read More

Israel's Prisoner X Suspected of Passing Mossad Spy Secrets to Australia

By Reuters

A suspected Mossad agent who died in an Israeli jail in 2010 was arrested by his spymasters who believed he may have told Australian intelligence about his work with the Israeli spy agency, Australian media reported on Monday.Read More

Greek Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party Blasts Holocaust Remembrance as 'Unacceptable'


The Greek neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party has questioned the country marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day, calling it “unacceptable.”Read More

Sex Study Finds Circumcision Reduces Men's Pleasure


A new medical study in Belgium suggests circumcised men experience less intense sexual pleasure and orgasm than uncircumcised counterparts.Read More

Egypt's Gaza Tunnel Flooding Campaign Throws Many Out of Work

By Reuters

Egypt’s campaign to shut down smuggling tunnels running under its border into the Gaza Strip threatens to throw thousands of Palestinians out of work in the Hamas-run enclave.Read More

Ed Koch's Lost Diary Recalls Face Down With Jew-Haters in Army

By Forward Staff

Ed Koch documented his struggles with racist, Jew-hating soldiers as a young GI in a long-lost diary that came to light only after his death last month.Read More

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