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Feds Shut Kosher Large Warehouse in Queens After Rat Infestation

By Anne Cohen

Customers can wave goodbye to KoJel kosher foods products like instant noodle soup and pudding — at least for a little while.Read More


Anne Frank House Backs Justin Bieber Amid Furor

By Reuters

The Anne Frank House defended Justin Bieber’s visit to the museum and his guestbook message that said that he hoped she “would have been a Belieber.”Read More


Fresh Twitter Suit Filed Over Anti-Semitic #GoodJew Hashtag

By JTA

A French Jewish group which last month sued Twitter for hosting anti-Semitic content has lodged a fresh complaint against the company and accused it of lying.Read More


Winnepeg Students Ban 'Israel Apartheid' Group

By JTA

The University of Manitoba Students’ Union voted to strip funding and official club status from an anti-Israel group on campus.Read More


Henrique Capriles Demands Recount After Narrow Defeat in Venezuela Election

By Reuters

Late socialist leader Hugo Chavez’s chosen successor Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela’s presidential election by a whisker but now faces opposition protests plus a host of economic and political challenges in the OPEC nation.Read More


Capriles Warns of Plot in Venezuela Presidential Vote

By Reuters

Opposition leader Henrique Capriles charged there was a plot to change the result of Sunday’s presidential election in Venezuela, which will decide if a longtime loyalist continues Hugo Chavez’s self-styled socialist revolution.Read More


Chabad Rabbi Probed Over Circumcision Rite

By JTA

Berlin’s district attorney is investigating complaints about a circumcision in the German capital involving the controversial metzizah b’peh ritual.Read More


Michael Broyde, Top Modern Orthodox Rabbi, Downplays Fake Name Scandal

By Debra Nussbaum Cohen (Haaretz)

Michael Broyde, the top Modern Orthodox rabbi accused of setting up a fake persona to undermine a rival organization, downplayed the importance of the scandal in a new interview.Read More


Israel Claims Attack That Killed 12 and Wiped Out Gaza Family Was Legal

By Reuters

Israel has said it will not open a criminal investigation into the death of 12 Palestinian civilians in a November air strike on a house in the Gaza Strip during its war with Hamas.Read More


Israel Marks Yom Hazikaron Memorial Day With Air Raid Sirens

By JTA

Israel began memorializing its more than 25,000 fallen soldiers and terror victims.Read More


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