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Family Takes to Twitter To Find Bone Marrow Match

By Susan Armitage

London siblings Jonni and Caroline Berger have taken to social media with an odd but potentially lifesaving hashtag:“#Spit4Mum.”Read More


Prosecutor Defends Case Against Aaron Swartz

By Reuters

The prosecutor who pursued criminal charges against Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old Internet activist and computer prodigy who killed himself last week, has defended her actions after facing several days of harsh criticism.Read More


'Dear Abby' Columnist Dies at 94

By Reuters

Pauline Friedman Phillips, the daughter of Jewish immigrants from Russia, has died at 94. She was known to the world as the ‘Dear Abby’ columnist who dished out advice to millions.Read More


Radical Catholic Bishop Fined for Holocaust Denial

By JTA

A radical British Catholic priest has been fined in Germany on charges of Holocaust denial, which is illegal in the country.Read More


Netanyahu May Move to Center After Vote

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks set to form a new governing coalition after next week’s election, polls show, with the only question being whether he wants to soften its hardline contours.Read More


Rand Paul Softens Stand on Israel Aid Cut

By JTA

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said he does not favor immediate cuts to defense assistance to Israel and favors intelligence and development cooperation, but he believes that Israel would ultimately benefit from economic independence from the United States.Read More


N.Y. Jewish Growth Tightly Focused: Study

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

New York’s Jewish community remains highly concentrated, with four distinct areas that would each qualify as one of America’s 20 largest Jewish communities based on their population, a new study reveals.Read More


Jewish Woman Voted Sexiest German Lawmaker

By JTA

A 25-year-old Jewish woman has been voted Germany’s sexist female politician.Read More


Economy Spurred Jewish Vote for Obama: Poll

By JTA

he economy was the strongest determinant for Jews who voted for Barack Obama, according to an analysis of polling data.Read More


Israel Clears Tents From E1 Protest Camp

By Reuters

Israeli forces removed Palestinian protest tents on Thursday from land earmarked for Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, having evicted activists from the encampment earlier this week, police said.Read More


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