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U.S. Suspects Syria Used Chemical Weapons

By Reuters

U.S. intelligence agencies believe Syria’s government has likely used chemical weapons on a small scale, the White House said on Thursday, but added that President Barack Obama needed “credible and corroborated” facts before acting on that assessment.Read More


Boston Marathon Terror Brothers Eyed New York With 7 Bombs

By Reuters

Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his brother discussed setting off bombs in New York after attacking the Boston Marathon but their plan fell apart when they became embroiled in a shootout with police, law enforcement sources said.Read More


No Charges in Prisoner X Suicide Case

By Ofra Edelman (Haaretz)

The State Prosecutor’s Office on Thursday released for publication previously embargoed materials from the investigation into the cause of death of alleged Mossad agent Ben Zygier, also known as Prisoner X.Read More


Supermodel Kate Upton Blows Off Prom Date With Jewish Teen

By JTA

Supermodel Kate Upton will not go to the prom with a Jewish day school student from Los Angeles, after indicating that she might attend.Read More


Boston Bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev Bought Fireworks From Jewish-Owned Firm

By JTA

Jewish fireworks firm is under attack for selling devices to slain Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev.Read More


White House Needs Jewish Support in Fight To Ease Sequester Cuts

By JTA

The White House administration, which is at loggerheads with the Congress, is reaching out to Jews to break the sequester logjam.Read More


Did Rabbi Michael Broyde Have Second 'Sockpuppet' Persona?

By JTA

A new report claims that professor and rabbi Michael Broyde may have created a second fake persona to engage in online discourse.Read More


Israel Rebuffs Criticism Over E-Mail Checks at Airport

By Reuters

Israel’s top legal adviser on Wednesday rebuffed criticism of authorities for asking travellers entering the Jewish state to show border officers their emails, saying the checks affecting only certain foreign nationals were lawful.Read More


Richard Falk Chided for Linking Boston Bombings to U.S. Support for Israel

By Reuters

U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon rejected on Wednesday remarks by a U.N. rights investigator, who suggested the Boston bombings were a response to U.S. foreign policy, and warned U.N. envoys that their public comments could undermine the world body’s credibility.Read More


Mark Rothko's Latvia Hometown Honors Modernist Artist

By Reuters

Modernist painter Mark Rothko’s hometown in Latvia devoted a new centre to the late artist’s work on Wednesday.Read More


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