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Israel Detains 5-Year-Old Palestinian Boy for Throwing Stones at West Bank Settlers

By Haaretz

Israel Defense Forces soldiers earlier this week were videotaped detaining a five-year-old Palestinian boy in Hebron, after he allegedly threw a stone at an Israeli car on Tuesday.Read More

Bones of Jewish Victims From 1941 Polish Pogrom Are Reburied


The remains of victims from the Jedwabne pogrom were reburied at a ceremony marking the 72nd anniversary of the massacre in the Polish town.Read More

Ultra-Orthodox Children in Upstate New York Protest Israel Draft


Elementary and middle school students in a New York haredi Orthodox school demonstrated against an Israeli bill aiming to draft haredim into the Israel Defense Forces.Read More

Jewish Triple Murder Victim's Mother: How Did Police Miss Tamerlan Tsarnaev?

By Forward Staff

The mother of a Jewish triple murder victim wants to know why cops didn’t eye slain Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev after the slays — on the anniversary of 9/11.Read More

Eliot Spitzer Grabs Early Lead in Polls as Comeback Gains Traction

By Reuters

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, who is attempting a political comeback five years after resigning from office in a prostitution scandal, is leading the race to be New York City’s next comptroller, according to a poll released on Wednesday.Read More

Julius Berman, Embattled Chair of Claims Conference Board, Reelected

By Forward Staff

BREAKING NEWS: Julius Berman, the embattled board chairman of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, was reelected to another term.Read More

Matt Nosanchuk Named White House Jewish Liaison


The White House is set to name Matt Nosanchuk, a lawyer who has been prominent in advancing the Obama administration’s gay rights policies, as its new full-time Jewish liaison.Read More

American Jewish Committee Slams Turkish Immigrants in Germany for Israel Rhetoric

By Yermi Brenner

The Berlin branch of the American Jewish Committee is calling German authorities to investigate anti-Israel rhetoric that took place at a rally of Turkish immigrants in Düsseldorf.Read More

Trial of Most-Wanted Nazi Killer Laszlo Csatary Halted in Hungary


Citing double jeopardy, a Hungarian court suspended the trial of war criminal Laszlo Csatary three weeks after its start in Budapest.Read More

Historic Jewish Cemetery Uncovered in Vienna

By Reuters

Jewish gravestones unearthed at a small cemetery in Vienna were hailed on Wednesday as historically important cultural treasures that could rival the famed Jewish cemetery in Prague.Read More

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