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American Groups Launch $5M Rocket Victim Fund

By JTA

U.S. Jewish groups launched a $5 million “terror relief fund” in the wake of hostilities between Israel and the Gaza Strip.Read More


Two Baltimore Day Schools Will Close

By JTA

Two non-denominational Baltimore Jewish day schools will close at the end of the school year to make way for a new one.Read More


Hopes for Gaza Truce Dashed as Rockets Fly

By Reuters

Egypt opened a tiny window to emergency peace diplomacy in Gaza on Friday, but hopes for even a brief ceasefire while its prime minister was inside the bombarded enclave to talk to leaders of the Islamist Hamas movement were immediately dashed.Read More


Jewel Box Hidden From Nazis Returned to Son

By JTA

The mayor of Amersfoort in the Netherlands returned a box of jewels to a Jewish man 70 years after his parents hid the box in their pharmacy.Read More


Rocket Misses Tel Aviv, Lands in Sea

By Reuters

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip towards Tel Aviv on Friday landed in the sea, a police spokesman said.Read More


Russian Speakers Arrive To Help Sandy Victims

By Seth Berkman

A group of 15 Russian-speaking Israeli volunteers arrived in New York on November 15 to help with Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.Read More


California Synagogue Hit With Swastikas

By JTA

A temple in an upscale neighborhood of Long Beach, Calif., was vandalized.Read More


Ehud Barak Warns of Harsh Retaliation

By Reuters

Israel Defence Minister Ehud Barak, signaling stronger Israeli military action against Palestinian militants, said on Thursday they would be made to pay a price for firing rockets toward Tel Aviv.Read More


Rocket Lands in Sea Near Tel Aviv

By Reuters

ROCKET DID NOT STRIKE TEL AVIV, CHIEF MILITARY SPOKESMAN SAYS; SECURITY SOURCE SAYS IT LANDED IN SEARead More


Confessed Etan Patz Killer Plans To Fight Charges

By Reuters

The man who confessed to the 1979 killing of 6-year-old Etan Patz made a brief courtroom appearance on Thursday, standing silently in a gray T-shirt as a prosecutor told the judge that murder charges had been formally filed nearly three decades after the slaying.Read More


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