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Pink Floyd Frontman Roger Waters Takes Credit for Stevie Wonder's Snub of IDF Gala


Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters took partial credit for Stevie Wonder’s decision to pull out of performing at a Friends of Israel Defense Forces event.Read More

Rabbi Plans Work With Descendants of Italy's Jews Who Were Forced to Convert


Rabbi Pinchas Punturello will begin work in southern Italy and Sicily to reach out to the Bnei Anousim, the descendants of Jews forced to convert to Catholicism centuries ago.Read More

'Rock Star' Barack Obama Wins Over Young Israelis With Call for Peace

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President Barack Obama was given a rapturous reception by Israeli students on Thursday as he made a rousing call for peace with the Palestinians, but his lofty oratory got lower marks beyond the conference hall.Read More

Barack Obama Appeals Directly to Israelis To Think of Palestinians, Push for Peace

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President Obama appealed directly to the Israeli people to put themselves in the shoes of stateless Palestinians and recognise that the expanding occupation blocks peace.Read More

Hungary Journalist Returns Prize, Lashes at Israel


A Hungarian television journalist said he would return an award he was given last week after he was accused of anti-Semitism and the government said it gave him the award by mistake.Read More

Jews Demand Argentina Scrap Iran Bomb 'Probe'


In a letter to Foreign Minister Hector Timerman, the Simon Wiesenthal Center called on Argentina to immediately cancel its accord with Iran to investigate the bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center.Read More

President Barack Obama Says Jewish Settlements Issue Must Not Block Peace

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President Barack Obama said on Thursday that settlement building in the occupied West Bank did not “advance the cause of peace”, but stopped short of demanding a construction freeze to enable negotiations to resume.Read More

Twitter Faces $50M Suit Over Hashtag Haters


Twitter is being sued for about $50 million in France for failing to honor a court ruling which ordered it to identify users who posted anti-Semitic hate speech.Read More

Canadian Jewish TV Host Ezra Levant Apologizes for Hateful Anti-Roma Rant


A controversy-courting Jewish television host apologized for a rant against the Roma people.Read More

'Spider-Man' Filming Moved From Passover After 'Let My People Park' Plea


The filming schedule of “The Amazing Spider Man 2” has changed in response to a request made by the haredi Orthodox community of Williamsburg.Read More

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