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Photo Analysis Casts Doubt On Australian's Reported Hit Squad Link

By Reuters

A forensic report commissioned by Reuters said on Friday that a suspect in the assassination of a Hamas commander in Dubai and a deceased Australian immigrant, reported to have been an Israeli spy, were not the same man.Read More


It's Jew vs. Jew at the L.A. Hilton

By Rex Weiner

Nearly 900 high school students representing Reform congregations from around the U.S. and Canada attending the NFTY (North American Federation of Temple Youth) Convention in Los Angeles this weekend will be met by an unusual picket line of Jewish protesters. Organizers booked their bi-annual convention into the Hilton LAX Hotel, currently on the boycott list of UNITE HERE Local 11, and the Jewish Labor Committee’s Western Region chapter has called for a picket line at the hotel, beginning Friday morning. “These youth are also being served an extra portion of hypocrisy by their own leadership,” said a JLC bulletin emailed to its membership, and taking aim at the Union for Reform Judaism, which supports the NFTY program.Read More


Several Reported Wounded in Riots in Support of Jailed Palestinians

By JTA

Several people were injured in West Bank protests staged in solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners.Read More


Hundreds Rally in Protest of Iran-Argentina Pact

By JTA

Some 300 people attended a protest rally against Argentine-Iranian cooperation in investigating the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center.Read More


Eritrean Asylum Seekers Pressured To Leave Israel

By JTA

Israel attempted to deport 25 Eritrean asylum seekers in violation of international conventions, according to an Israeli NGO supporting the rights of migrants.Read More


Melbourne Sex Abuse Probes Spread to Sydney Jewish Community

By JTA

Allegations of child sex abuse, rampant in Melbourne’s Jewish community, have spread to Sydney, with police mounting investigations into two individuals.Read More


Picture of Two Dead Gaza Children Wins World Press Photo Prize

By Reuters

A photograph of two dead children, who were killed in an Israeli missile strike on Gaza City, won the top World Press Photo prize on Friday for Swedish photographer Paul Hansen of newspaper Dagens Nyheter.Read More


Mark Zuckerberg's Sister Signs Deal for 'Dot Complicated' Memoir

By Reuters

Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, is writing a memoir about her years at the social network website where she was once director of marketing, publisher HarperCollins said on Thursday.Read More


Prisoner X Kin Offered Millions in Compensation by Israel

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Israel recently signed an agreement to pay several million shekels in compensation to the family of Ben Zygier, the Prisoner X who committed suicide in Ayalon Prison in December 2010.Read More


Frank Lautenberg Won't Seek Reelection

By Reuters

Democratic U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, at 89 the Senate’s oldest member, said on Thursday that he will not seek re-election next year.Read More


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