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Israel Museum Denies Gender Segregation Plan

By Forward Staff

The Israel Museum vehemently denies a report that it plans to introduce gender-segregated viewing hours.Read More


Olympics Chief Holds Munich Moment of Silence

By JTA

International Olympic Committee head Jacques Rogge held a moment of silence in the Olympic Village to remember the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics.Read More


Jewish Graves Defaced in Hungary

By JTA

Some 57 graves were vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Hungary.Read More


London Remembers Munich Massacre Victims

By JTA

A ceremony to remember the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics was held in London near the Olympic village.Read More


Actresses Erased From Jerusalem Movie Ad

By Haaretz

Two actresses have been axed from advertisements for the Israeli movie “The Dealers,” displayed on billboards in Jerusalem - just months after hundreds of people participated in rallies in the capital to protest the exclusion of women from the public domain.Read More


Opera Singer With Nazi Tattoos Quits Fest

By JTA

Russian opera singer Evgeny Nikitin has withdrawn from the Bayreuth Opera Festival because of Nazi tattoos on his chest and arm.Read More


Warsaw Remembers Nazi Ghetto Round-Up

By JTA

A ceremony commemorating the liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto was held in the city for the first time.Read More


Assad Forces Retake Damascus Neighborhoods

By Reuters

Syrian troops have driven rebel fighters out of two districts of Damascus a week after the insurgents launched a major assault on the capital.Read More


Kadima on Life Support as Mofaz Faces Rebellion

By Haaretz

Kadima officials are working to depose Shaul Mofaz from his role as party head, Haaretz learned on Monday, citing the outgoing vice prime minister’s weak poll numbers.Read More


1,500 Palestinians Face Forced Relocation

By Haaretz

Defense Minister Ehud Barak has ordered the demolition of eight Palestinian villages in the South Hebron Hills because the territory is needed for Israel Defense Forces training exercises, the state told the High Court of Justice on Sunday.Read More





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