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Lakewood Yeshiva Teacher Yosef Kolko Admits Abusing Boy

By Forward Staff

A former yeshiva teacher in the Orthodox town of Lakewood, N.J., Yeshiva teacher today admitted sexually abusing a boy after two more victims of his came forward to accuse him, authorities told the Asbury Park Press.Read More

Newseum Reconsiders Honor for Slain Gaza Journalists


The Newseum said it was reconsidering its decision to honor slain cameramen employed by a Gaza TV station that Israel considers to be a Hamas affiliate.Read More

Palestinian Terrorist in '68 Hijacking Deported From Canada

By Reuters

After a 25-year legal battle, Canada has finally deported a Palestinian convicted of an attack on an Israeli airliner in 1968, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said on Monday.Read More

Agriprocessors Bankruptcy Trustees Eye Jewish Charities

By Seth Berkman

Trustees appointed to the bankruptcy case of kosher meatpacking plant Agriprocessors are targeting charities that were beneficiaries of donations by the embattled company.Read More

Syrian Rebel Shown on Video Cutting Heart Out of Slain Assad Soldier

By Reuters

A video of a Syrian rebel commander cutting the heart out of a soldier and biting into is emblematic of a civil war that has rapidly descended into sectarian hatred and revenge killings, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.Read More

Hungary Rising Jewish Star Dumped as Leader


The head of Hungary’s top organization representing Jewish communities resigned on Sunday after losing a vote of confidence, AFP reported.Read More

Shops Owned by Africans Shut by Israel Police

By Ilan Lior (Haaretz)

Tel Aviv municipal inspectors, along with a large contingent of police, raided illegal businesses run by African migrants in the Neve Sha’anan neighborhood on Sunday evening.Read More

British Lawyer Fined $12K for Anti-Semitic Rant


A British lawyer who in 2009 said she “couldn’t stand Jewish people” during an office rant was found guilty of discrimination by a tribunal.Read More

Graham Spanier, Ousted in Scandal, Is Highest Paid Public College Chief

By Reuters

Salaries of presidents of U.S. public universities rose almost 5 percent in the last fiscal year, even as tuition rose and student debt soared, with the median pay package topping $400,000, according to a report released on Sunday.Read More

Opulent 1,500-Year-Old Mosaic Is Unearthed

By Yanir Yagna (Haaretz)

A magnificent 1,500-year-old mosaic floor has been uncovered by archeologists near Kibbutz Beit Kama in the south, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced Sunday.Read More

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