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Little East Europe Progress on Nazi-Looted Property

By JTA

Polish leaders repeatedly have reneged on promises to enact a restitution law to compensate for the billions of dollars in property stolen from Jews and non-Jews during and after the Holocaust.Read More


World Court To Mull 'Implications' of U.N. Statehood

By JTA

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court said following the U.N. General Assembly vote to upgrade the Palestinians’ status that the court “will consider the legal implications of this resolution.”Read More


Israel Must Explain Gaza Strike on Media: Watchdog

By Forward Staff

A respected journalism watchdog group has demanded that Israel explain why it targeted journalists and buildings housing media during the recent conflict in Gaza.Read More


Rally Denounces Hungary 'Jewish List' Party

By JTA

Around 10,000 Hungarians protested on Sunday against the far-right opposition Jobbik party, after one of its lawmakers triggered outrage and memories of Nazism by calling for lists of Jews to be drawn up.Read More


Joyous Crowds Welcome Abbas After U.N. Win

By Reuters

Crowds welcomed President Mahmoud Abbas back to the West Bank on Sunday and celebrated the United Nations General Assembly’s de facto recognition of Palestinian statehood.Read More


Finnish Pol Defends 'Jewish Control' Comment

By JTA

Finnish lawmaker Pertti Salolainen reportedly dismissed criticism of his references to “Jewish control” over U.S. politics as “a pure analysis of foreign policy.”Read More


Poland: Animal Welfare Laws Bar Kosher Slaughter

By JTA

Poland may need to changes its laws on animal welfare to preserve ritual slaughter there, the country’s Ministry of Agriculture said.Read More


Hungary Far Right Targets 'Israeli' Lawmaker

By JTA

A lawmaker for Hungary’s ultra-nationalist Jobbik party has demanded a fellow lawmaker resign because she has Israeli citizenship.Read More


Brushing Off Attacks, Bibi Vows More Settlements

By Reuters

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off world condemnation of Israel’s plans to expand Jewish settlements after the Palestinians won de facto U.N. recognition of statehood.Read More


Jeffrey Katzenberg Wins 'Oscar' for Charity Work

By Reuters

Hollywood producer Jeffrey Katzenberg received an honorary Oscar for his charitable work on Saturday at a star-studded gala that kicked off the movie awards season and bestowed film industry gold on three other industry veterans.Read More


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