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Obama Plans Diplomatic Push on Iran Nukes

By Reuters

President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that he will renew efforts for a diplomatic resolution to Iran’s suspected attempt to build a nuclear weapon, but denied that any talks with Tehran were imminent.Read More


Jewish Tucson Victim to Gunman: 'This Is Done'

By Sheila Wilensky (Arizona Jewish Post)

After 22 months, Suzi Hileman finally got to step into a courtroom and confront Jared Lee Loughner, the gunman who killed six people and wounded her and 12 others who had come to meet with U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords at a Tucson Safeway on Jan. 8, 2011.Read More


French Muslims Hope To Learn on Israel Visit

By Ben Sales

Standing in long, colorful robes and wearing traditional rounded hats, a group of men stood in reverent silence as one of their leaders placed a memorial wreath at Yad Vashem, Israel’s national Holocaust museum.Read More


Sheryl Sandberg's $11M Facebook Windfall

By Reuters

Facebook stock jumped but CEO Sheryl Sandberg has already been taking profits. Mark Zuckerberg says he won’t sell any stock till next yearRead More


Israel Pounds Gaza In Bid To Quell Rocket Fire

By Reuters

Israel launched a major offensive against Palestinian militants in Gaza on Wednesday, killing the military commander of Hamas in an air strike and threatening an invasion of the enclave that the Islamist group vowed would “open the gates of hell”.Read More


U.N. Iran Nuclear Report a Mixed Bag

By Reuters

Iran is believed to have increased the number of centrifuges in an underground nuclear plant by nearly a third in three months, diplomats say, underlining the tough task facing major powers pressing Tehran to curb its atomic activity.Read More


London Package Bomb Attempt Was Hate Crime

By JTA

Metropolitan Police reportedly said the recent delivery of an explosive device to a house near London was an anti-Semitic hate crime.Read More


50 German Lawmakers Back Circumcision Ban

By JTA

A new proposal by liberal and left-leaning legislators in Germany would bar ritual circumcision for boys under the age of 14.Read More


Australia Plans Wide Probe of 'Vile' Child Sex Abuse

By JTA

The announcement by Australia’s Prime Minister of a royal commission into the “vile and evil” scourge of child sex abuse has reignited the controversial issue inside the Jewish community.Read More


Charlie Chaplin's Bowler Hat Goes on Block

By Reuters

One of Charlie Chaplin’s iconic bowler hats and canes, the staple of Hollywood silent-era comedy, will go under the hammer in Los Angeles this weekend, auction house Bonhams said on Tuesday.Read More





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