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Canada Joins Campaign to Commemorate Munich Massacre

By JTA

Canada has joined an international campaign urging a moment of silence at the opening of the London Olympics to mark the 40th anniversary of the killing of Israeli athletes at the Munich Games.Read More


Bolivian Ministers to Look Into Ostreicher case

By JTA

Bolivian Cabinet ministers told the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives human rights subcommittee that they would look into the case of a jailed Brooklyn Chasidic Jew.Read More


Kirk Douglas Set for Bar Mitzvah at 95

By JTA

At 95, Kirk Douglas has just released his tenth book and is prepping for his third bar mitzvah, which is scheduled for this coming December.Read More


Nazi Looted Art Experts Hold Conference

By JTA

Experts on Nazi-era looted art have gathered for a week of workshops aimed at improving their ability to track and restore objects to their rightful heirs.Read More


Shimon Peres Gets Send-Off in Washington

By Haaretz

On the final day of his visit to the U.S., President Shimon Peres took part in a lighthearted event held in his honor at the residence of the Ambassador Michael Oren in Washington, DC.Read More


More Settlers Homes on Palestinian Land: Photos

By Haaretz

An aerial photograph of the Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El reveals that aside from the five houses to be relocated, part of a sixth house also sits on the land belonging to a Palestinian, and it too will have to be relocated.Read More


Most Gays Commit Suicide by 40: Lawmaker

By Haaretz

MK Anastassia Michaeli (Yisrael Beiteinu ) has angered gay groups and MKs alike by saying “most gay people commit suicide at 40.”Read More


Israel Must Seize Arab Spring Opportunity

By Haaretz

Maj. Gen. (ret. ) Yoav Galant spoke about his fears for Israel’s security, and about how the country should “market” itself, at a conference on Middle East security in Washington on Friday.Read More


Russian Immigrant Eyed for Helping Terrorists

By Haaretz

A former Israeli soldier, who was residing in the Deheishe refugee camp near Bethlehem, was recently arrested by Palestinian security forces at Israel’s request.Read More


Demjanjuk's Lawyer Claims Malpractice in Death

By JTA

An attorney for convicted Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk filed a complaint with German prosecutors claiming that his death was hastened by medication administered at a nursing home in Bavaria.Read More





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