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Jewish Groups Brace for Debt Ceiling Cuts


if Congress can’t reach a deal to avoid the so-called sequester, Jewish-run programs could be severely scaled back, if not terminated, at home and abroad.Read More

Michael Steinhardt Set To Auction Judaica Trove


Jewish philanthropist Michael Steinhardt will auction off his 500-piece Judaica collection, Sotheby’s announced.Read More

Obama Vows To Shmooze More With GOP

By Reuters

Would more partying and backslapping between Washington’s political opponents narrow the bitter partisan divide? President Barack Obama is willing to try, but is not sure it will work.Read More

French Leader Warns of Resurgent Anti-Semitism


Anti-Semitism could destroy the history of French Jewry, the leader of France’s Jewish communities said.Read More

Orthodox Union, Kosher Certifier, In Disarray


The leadership of the world’s largest provider of kosher certification, the Orthodox Union, is in disarray.Read More

Boy Convicted in Slaying of Neo-Nazi Father

By Reuters

A California boy, now 12, was convicted of second-degree murder on Monday for shooting dead his neo-Nazi father, following a juvenile trial that centered on abuse allegations and the young defendant’s grasp of right and wrong.Read More

Jewish Settlers Confident of Israel Election Boost

By Reuters

Entrenched in what they view as their Biblical heartland, hardline Jewish settlers are looking forward with delight to next week’s Israeli election.Read More

Verdict Expected in Neo-Nazi Dad Murder

By Reuters

A California judge was expected to render a verdict on Monday in the trial of a 12-year-old boy accused of murdering his neo-Nazi father, a case that focused on accusations of abuse and the pre-teen defendant’s grasp of right and wrong at such a young age.Read More

Florida Prisoners Win Right To Eat Kosher

By Forward Staff

The Florida Department of Corrections has reportedly agreed to serve kosher food to Jewish inmates, ending a five year legal battle that involved the federal justice department.Read More

E1 Protest Marks New Tactic by Palestinians

By Amira Hass (Haaretz)

The idea of setting up a protest tent village in E-1 gained momentum over the past few weeks among members of the Palestinian Popular Committees - the same committees that for 10 years have been organizing weekly demonstrations in the West Bank against the Israeli occupation in general, and against the separation fence and settlements in particular.Read More

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