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White House Backs Israel, Not 'Red Lines'

By Reuters

President Barack Obama and Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu share the goal of preventing Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon and will maintain close cooperation on the issue, the White House said on Thursday, after the prime minister addressed the United Nations.Read More


Iran Boycotts 2013 Oscars

By JTA

Iran will not submit a movie for the 2013 Oscars, in protest of an anti-Muslim video.Read More


George Soros Pledges $1M to Pro-Obama Group

By Reuters

Billionaire financier George Soros has committed $1 million to the “Super PAC” group that is helping fund President Barack Obama’s re-election bid, a person familiar with the pledge said on Thursday.Read More


Czech Vandals Topple Jewish Gravestones

By JTA

Vandals reportedly overturned 26 gravestones in a Jewish cemetery near Prague.Read More


Azeris Convicted in Plot To Kill Jews

By JTA

Three Azerbaijanis were convicted in a Baku court of planning to kill teachers at a Jewish school in the capital city.Read More


Police Search Home of Toulouse Killer's Brother

By JTA

French police searched the home of Abdelkader Merah, the brother of the man who murdered a rabbi and three children at a Toulouse Jewish school.Read More


Yeshiva Student Stops Race To Help Collapsed Runner

By Simi Lampert

In the middle of a high school cross country meet in Memphis, Tenn., one boy collapsed. A Jewish student from a rival school was the only runner to stop his race to help.Read More


Abbas Tells U.N. To Give Palestinians Statehood

By Reuters

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Thursday he would seek an upgrade to the Palestinians’ U.N. status to recognize it as a sovereign country and cautioned that Israeli settlement expansion meant time was running out for a two-state solution.Read More


Peres Offers Jewish History Lesson to Iran

By Reuters

Israeli President Shimon Peres offered his Iranian counterpart, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a history lesson on Thursday, saying his lack of knowledge about the region was an embarrassment.Read More


Australian Jews Want Facebook To Block Page

By JTA

A Jewish leader in Australia blasted Facebook for continuing to allow access to a page that “constitutes hate speech against Jews.”Read More





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