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Power and Transit Still Scarce After Sandy

By Reuters

New Yorkers awoke to the rumble of subway trains for the first time in four days on Thursday in one sign of recovery from Sandy’s devastating blow. But elsewhere in the storm-struck U.S. Northeast, gasoline shortages persisted and emergency teams struggled to reach the worst hit areas and restore power to millions of people.Read More


After Sandy, A Desperate Hunt for Coffee

By Reuters

Flooded streets, power outages and subway shutdowns drove New York java junkies to great lengths this week to get a cup of coffee - good or otherwise - as the city struggles to recover from historic storm Sandy.Read More


Toulouse Victims Want Probe Into Rampage

By JTA

The families of the victims of Mohammed Merah have called for a parliamentary inquiry into failures that allowed him to murder four Jews and three soldiers in the Toulouse area.Read More


Settlers Battle Troops Over Illegal Expansion

By JTA

Israeli settlers rioted and battled security forces during the razing of a West Bank outpost.Read More


Netanyahu and Hollande To Tour Toulouse School

By JTA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and French President Francois Hollande will together visit the Jewish school in Toulouse where three children and a rabbi were murdered.Read More


Mugged During Sandy: 'Last Thing I Expected'

By Seth Berkman

Heartless thugs reportedly beat and robbed a Jewish man in Brooklyn on Monday night at the height of Hurricane Sandy’s onslaught.Read More


Olmert and Livni Discuss Anti-Bibi Bloc

By Reuters

Former leaders Ehud Olmert and Tzipi Livni announced on Wednesday they were discussing a partnership that could shake up Israeli politics and lead to a joint campaign to defeat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a January election.Read More


Queens Temple Swamped by Sandy

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

West End Temple, a Reform synagogue in the Rockaways section of Queens, has been devastated by floodwaters from superstorm Sandy.Read More


18,000 Still Have No Power in Lakewood

By Seth Berkman

About 18,000 families in the Orthodox town of Lakewood, N.J. remained without power Wednesday after it took a nasty hit from superstorm Sandy.Read More


Norway Protects Shul After AK-47 Threats

By JTA

Norwegian police have increased security around Oslo’s main synagogue after an Islamist extremist threatened to “protect” the Jewish community with an “AK-47 assault rifle and a hunting permit.”Read More


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