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Polish Film Stirs Debate on Shoah Complicity

By Reuters

A film about a Polish village whose residents help massacre their Jewish neighbours in World War II has forced Poles to confront one of the most troubling episodes of their past.Read More


Avigdor Lieberman Faces Corruption Charge

By Reuters

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman will be indicted for fraud and breach of trust, charges that may lead him to resign, but the Justice Ministry dropped more serious corruption allegations in a nearly 12-year-old case.Read More


Sales Soar for Gaza 'Rocket' Perfume

By Reuters

Sales of a citrus-scented perfume marketed in Gaza have soared since it was named in honor of the rockets that Palestinians shot at Israel during a war last month, the manufacturer said.Read More


Swiss Army Officer Lauds Nazi Gen. Erwin Rommel

By JTA

A Swiss army commander reportedly praised Nazi-era German general Erwin Rommel before a group of officers, holding up Rommel as an example for the Swiss army to follow.Read More


Etan Patz Suspect Denies Notorious SoHo Killing

By Reuters

A New Jersey man suspected of the 1979 killing of 6-year-old Etan Patz pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to murder and kidnapping charges, six months after police said he confessed to a chilling crime that has long haunted New Yorkers.Read More


Man Charged in Bleach Attack on Victims Advocate

By JTA

A Brooklyn fishmonger was arrested for throwing a cup of bleach in the face of a Chasidic rabbi who advocates for victims of sexual abuse in the haredi Orthodox community.Read More


David Harris Steps Down at Democratic Council

By JTA

David Harris is leaving his job as president of the National Jewish Democratic Council.Read More


In Final Speech, Lieberman Trumpets Bipartisanship

By Reuters

Former Democrat Joe Lieberman used his last speech on the U.S. Senate floor on Wednesday to call for bipartisanship and get in a last dig over the controversial result of the 2000 election, when he was the Democratic vice presidential nominee.Read More


England's Jewish Population Rises to 280K

By JTA

England’s Jewish population has remained stable over the past decade, bolstered by Orthodox Jewry’s growth, according to an analysis of government data.Read More


German Parliament Votes To Allow Circumcision

By JTA

The German Parliament passed a law protecting the right of Jewish and Muslim parents to choose a ritual circumcision for their sons, after months of heated debate over efforts to ban the practice.Read More


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