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Pamela Geller's Invitation to Speak in Toronto Angers Board of Rabbis

By JTA

The Toronto Board of Rabbis criticized the Jewish Defense League of Canada for inviting Islam critic Pamela Geller to speak in the city.Read More


Yair Lapid, Israel's 'Golden Boy,' Crashes to Earth in Austerity Push

By Reuters

Just months after a dazzling political debut, Israel’s new finance minister Yair Lapid has come crashing down to earth with a budget that critics say hits the very people he vowed to protect – the middle classes.Read More


Doctors Say Angelina Jolie Did Right Thing With Surgery Over 'Jewish' Cancer Gene

By Reuters

Angelina Jolie’s decision to have a double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer may have stunned fans of the Oscar-winning actress, but doctors say her choice is shared by many other women with a high genetic risk for breast cancer.Read More


Parent-Killing Jewish Inmate Wins Round in Kosher Meals Fight

By Seth Berkman

An Orthodox Jewish prison inmate from Florida who was convicted of murdering both his parents has won a key battle in his court fight to get kosher prison meals.Read More


Woman Charged in Noah Pozner Fundraising Scam

By Reuters

A Bronx grand jury indicted a New York woman on Tuesday on suspicion of posing as the aunt of one of the 20 children killed in last year’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in order to fraudulently solicit donations.Read More


Larry Page Has Rare Vocal Chord Ailment

By Reuters

Google Inc Chief Executive Larry Page provided the first public details of the voice ailment that sidelined him from speaking engagements last summer, saying that he has limited movement in his left and right vocal cords.Read More


International Criminal Court Opens Probe Into Israel's Raid on Gaza Flotilla

By Reuters

The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor said on Tuesday she would open a preliminary examination into events surrounding the 2010 Israeli raid on a humanitarian aid flotilla bound for the Gaza strip, in which nine Turkish activists were killed.Read More


German Neo-Nazi Woman Created 'Normality' Around Killing Spree

By Reuters

A 38-year-old German woman charged with complicity in a series of racist murders played a key role in creating an air of normality around her neo-Nazi cell, a prosecutor said on Tuesday.Read More


Longlost Jewish Postcard Uncovered at Holocaust Death Camp Town of Auschwitz

By JTA

Construction workers near the sole surviving synagogue in Oswiecim, Poland have turned up a postcard that sheds light on pre-war Jewish life in the town.Read More


Plan To Allow Women's Prayer at Western Wall Threatens Archeological Treasures

By Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

The Jerusalem Archaeological Park and Davidson Center, located south of the Western Wall, is widely considered the most important archaeological site in the country − the site which perhaps best embodies the destruction of the Temple. Enormous stones that formed the upper tiers of this wall prior to the destruction lie on top of each other in a tall heap.Read More


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