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Gallery Defends Art Made of Holocaust Victims’ Ashes

By JTA

A Swedish art gallery owner has defended his gallery’s decision to show a painting made out of Holocaust victims’ ashes as “having no moral flaws.”Read More


Israel May Talk to Hamas Chief Meshaal

By Reuters

Israel once tried to kill Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal in a botched assassination attempt on the streets of the Jordanian capital, Amman.Read More


EU Debates Response to Settlement Expansion

By Reuters

European Union states struggled to agree on Tuesday on a common response to Israel’s plans to expand settlements in the West Bank, highlighting the divisions within the bloc over how to tackle the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.Read More


Cuba Rejects U.N. Ruling on Alan Gross

By JTA

Cuba reacted angrily on Wednesday to a U.N. ruling that its imprisonment of American contractor Alan Gross was arbitrary and accused the United States of lying about his health.Read More


Would-be Bomber of N.Y. Synagogues Pleads Guilty

By JTA

A man charged with planning to blow up synagogues in New York City pleaded guilty to the state charges against him.Read More


Two-Thirds of Kadima Members Flee Party

By JTA

Two-thirds of the Kadima Party’s 28 lawmakers are leaving the party.Read More


Germany May Ban Neo-Nazi Party

By Reuters

Germany took a step towards banning the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD) on Wednesday when politicians formally recommended going ahead with hotly disputed legal proceedings as dozens of right-wing party backers boldly demonstrated outside.Read More


Demjanjuk's Family Appeal Decision on Death

By JTA

The family of John Demjanjuk appealed the decision by German prosecutors to close an investigation into the convicted Nazi war criminal’s death.Read More


Bibi: We Still Want Peace

By Reuters

Israel remains committed to a negotiated settlement with the Palestinians, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday, despite worries among the Jewish state’s European allies over its plans to build more settlements.Read More


J Street Wins as Senate Omits Statehood Slap

By JTA

A U.S. Senate amendment that would have penalized Palestinians for seeking non-member state status at the United Nations was not attached to its intended law.Read More


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