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American Jews Meet With Hungary Leaders Amid Rising Anti-Semitism Tide


An American Jewish organizational leader met with Hungarian political leaders to express concern about growing anti-Semitism in the country.Read More

Relatives Relieved at Arrest of Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Orthodox Family

By Forward Staff

Family and friends of the Orthodox family wiped out in a hit-and-run car crash over the weekend were relieved at the arrest of the killer driver, but still heartbroken at their crushing loss.Read More

Jewish Snowbirds Were Smothered To Death in Florida Townhouse

By Forward Staff

A Toronto Jewish couple found dead in their Florida townhouse in January were asphyxiated, police said.Read More

Gabby Giffords Returns to Scene of Tucson Rampage To Plead for Gun Laws

By Reuters

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, returning to the site of the shooting rampage where she was gravely wounded, on Wednesday urged senators to “be courageous” and support background checks for all gun buyers.Read More

Career Criminal Nabbed in Hit-and-Run Crash That Killed Orthodox Jewish Family

By Reuters

New York police on Wednesday said they apprehended a suspected hit-and-run driver following a weekend accident that killed a young Orthodox Jewish couple whose baby was later delivered by C-section but then died.Read More

Greek Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party Threatens To Put Immigrants in 'Ovens'


Greek police are investigating the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party after some of its members were filmed threatening to turn immigrants “into soap” and put them in “ovens.”Read More

Rogue Syria Rebels Kidnap Golan U.N. Peacekeepers

By Reuters

Syrian rebels have seized a convoy of U.N. peacekeepers near the Golan Heights and say they will hold them captive until President Bashar al-Assad’s forces pull back from a rebel-held village which has seen heavy recent fighting.Read More

Venezuela Jews Still Feel Threatened Even After Death of Hugo Chavez


Even with Hugo Chavez gone, felled by an undisclosed cancer at age 58 just weeks into his fourth term, Venezuelan Jews aren’t quite ready to exhale.Read More

U.S. Envoy Walks Out of Nuclear Meeting After Iran Accuses Israel of Genocide

By Reuters

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations nuclear watchdog stormed out of an agency meeting on Wednesday in protest when Iran’s representative accused Israel of “genocide”, diplomats saidRead More

Harvard Students Get Fake Eviction Notices From Anti-Israel Activists


The posting of mock eviction notices on the doors of Harvard students to publicize the campus Israeli Apartheid Week has sparked a campus debate.Read More

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