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Dutch Workers Brave Thin Ice To Remove Swastika


Workers in a Dutch town braved thin ice to remove Nazi symbols etched into the surface of a frozen lake.Read More

Hebrew-Language Charter School Approved for LA


A dual-language Hebrew and English charter school was approved for Los Angeles.Read More

IAEA To Israel: Iran Nuclear Issue Must Be Resolved Peacefully

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The U.N. nuclear watchdog chief has underlined to Israel’s president the need to resolve differences with Iran diplomatically, Yukiya Amano’s office said on Friday, rather than war as Israeli leaders have mooted.Read More

'Dump Veolia' Water Debacle in St. Louis Is Latest in BDS Battle

By Anne Cohen

A potential contract between the St. Louis Water Division and Veolia Water, a water treatment and service company, has become a battleground issue for Palestinian human rights activists.Read More

Natalie Portman's Husband Benjamin Millepied Gets Top Paris Ballet Post

By Reuters

French dancer Benjamin Millepied, who was the choreographer of the film “Black Swan,” was on Thursday named director of dance at the Paris Opera Ballet, one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious dance companies.Read More

Secretary of State Pick John Kerry Talks Tough on Iran and Economy in Senate

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John Kerry urged Congress to fix the U.S. economy to ensure the country’s role as a world leader and pledged to keep pressure on Iran at a Senate hearing on Thursday that left little doubt he will win easy confirmation as secretary of state.Read More

French Court Tells Twitter to ID Anti-Semitic Users

By Reuters

A French court on Thursday ordered Twitter Inc to help identify the authors of anti-Semitic posts or face fines of 1,000 euros ($1,300) per day, as the social network firm comes under renewed pressure to combat racist and extremist messages.Read More

Rabbis Slam Winnipeg JCC for Early Shabbat Opening


Rabbis in Winnipeg have criticized a decision by the Jewish community center in the Canadian city to open earlier on Shabbat.Read More

Rome's Coliseum Lights Dim To Protest Hungary's Anti-Semitic 'Jewish List' Party


The lights of the ancient Coliseum in Rome will be dimmed next week to protest anti-Semitic and racist acts and statements by Hungary’s far-right Jobbik Party.Read More

Push for Israeli Centrist Coalition Gains Steam as Lapid and Netanyahu Meet

By Reuters

As Benjamin Netanyahu met with Yair Lapid, a rising chorus demands Israel’s next government devote itself to bread-and-butter issues of the middle class.Read More

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