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British Court Accepts Beth Din Ruling on Custody

By JTA

A British judge reportedly has accepted a U.S. rabbinical court’s ruling in a dispute between a haredi Orthodox man and his ex-wife.Read More


Super Bowl Fever Hits Israel After Midnight

By Aimee Neistat (Haaretz)

Beer, wings and shouts of ‘Go Niners’ filled the air. It was way after midnight but the Super Bowl party was getting started on the beach in Tel Aviv.Read More


Sun and Shuls Make Uruguay Beach Town Jewish Hot Spot

By JTA

Known across South America as a beach oasis for the elite, and more recently as the site of Donald Trump’s first residential development on the continent, the Uruguayan town of Punta del Este has long seduced visitors with its beaches and luxury accommodations.Read More


Ed Koch Gets Own Subway Stop on Day of Funeral

By Forward Staff

As New York prepares to say good-bye to Ed Koch, he’s even getting his own Manhattan subway station. It’s on the upper East Side, no less.Read More


Polish Jews Hope To Raze Historic Warsaw Ghetto Building

By JTA

The Jewish community of Warsaw is advancing plans to demolish one of its historical, ghetto-era buildings in favor of new offices.Read More


Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: I'd Go Ape for Space Trip

By Reuters

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday he was ready to be the first human sent into orbit by Iran’s fledgling space programme, Iranian media reported.Read More


Fitting Epitaph? Ed Koch Movie Opens as Ex-Mayor's Death Steals Spotlight

By Reuters

Former New York Mayor Ed Koch once joked that days on which his name did not appear in the newspaper were days without news.Read More


Israeli Supermodel Bar Refaeli's Ad Is Too Sexy for the Super Bowl

By Haaretz

Is Bar Refaeli too hot for the Super Bowl? The sexy Israeli supermodel had to tone down her smooch in an ad for the big game — but we’ve got the original!Read More


John Kerry Urges Netanyahu and Abbas To Work for Peace

By Reuters

Secretary of State John Kerry stressed his commitment to promoting Israeli-Palestinian peace on Sunday in telephone calls to the leaders of both sides, the State Department said.Read More


Paper Apologizes for Bloody Bibi Cartoon

By JTA

The Sunday Times of London apologized for publishing an editorial cartoon depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu building a wall on the bodies of Palestinians and using their blood as cement.Read More


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