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Winnepeg Students Ban 'Israel Apartheid' Group


The University of Manitoba Students’ Union voted to strip funding and official club status from an anti-Israel group on campus.Read More

Henrique Capriles Demands Recount After Narrow Defeat in Venezuela Election

By Reuters

Late socialist leader Hugo Chavez’s chosen successor Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela’s presidential election by a whisker but now faces opposition protests plus a host of economic and political challenges in the OPEC nation.Read More

Capriles Warns of Plot in Venezuela Presidential Vote

By Reuters

Opposition leader Henrique Capriles charged there was a plot to change the result of Sunday’s presidential election in Venezuela, which will decide if a longtime loyalist continues Hugo Chavez’s self-styled socialist revolution.Read More

Chabad Rabbi Probed Over Circumcision Rite


Berlin’s district attorney is investigating complaints about a circumcision in the German capital involving the controversial metzizah b’peh ritual.Read More

Michael Broyde, Top Modern Orthodox Rabbi, Downplays Fake Name Scandal

By Debra Nussbaum Cohen (Haaretz)

Michael Broyde, the top Modern Orthodox rabbi accused of setting up a fake persona to undermine a rival organization, downplayed the importance of the scandal in a new interview.Read More

Israel Claims Attack That Killed 12 and Wiped Out Gaza Family Was Legal

By Reuters

Israel has said it will not open a criminal investigation into the death of 12 Palestinian civilians in a November air strike on a house in the Gaza Strip during its war with Hamas.Read More

Israel Marks Yom Hazikaron Memorial Day With Air Raid Sirens


Israel began memorializing its more than 25,000 fallen soldiers and terror victims.Read More

Justin Bieber Claims Nazi Victim Anne Frank Would've Been 'Belieber' Fan

By Reuters

Teen pop star Justin Bieber wrote in the guest book of the Anne Frank House that he thought the young Holocaust victim would have been a fan of his.Read More

Salam Fayyad's Departure Complicates U.S. Push for Israel Peace Talks

Palestinian officials voiced optimism on Sunday the resignation of U.S.-backed Prime Minister Salam Fayyad would not hinder Washington’s planned development initiative for the West Bank.Read More

Carmen Weinstein, Leader of Egyptian Jews, Dies at 82

By Forward Staff

The leader of Egypt’s dwindling Jewish community died Saturday at the age of 82.Read More

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