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Outraged Y.U. Alumni Hope To Block Jimmy Carter From Cardozo Peace Honor

By Paul Berger

Enraged alumni have threatened to physically block Jimmy Carter from entering Yeshiva University’s Cardozo School of Law, where he is due to receive a peace award on April 10.Read More


Anne Frank's Step-Sister Speaks Out in New Book

By Reuters

Anne Frank’s step-sister Eva Schloss, now 83, has released a memoir about her experience growing up in the shadow of the Holocaust.Read More


United Nations Relief and Works Agency Reopens Gaza Food Distribution Centers

By Reuters

The main U.N. humanitarian agency for Palestinians said on Monday it was reopening its Gaza food distribution centers after suspending operations last week in response to violent protests over aid cutbacks.Read More


Families of Mavi Marmara Victims Go To Trial Despite Israeli Apology

By Reuters

Israel’s apology to Turkey over the 2010 killing of nine Turks aboard a Gaza-bound aid ship did not go far enough and Israeli soldiers will be pursued in court, survivors of the incident said on Monday.Read More


Anti-Semitism Still Widespread Say Netanyahu and Peres at Yad Vashem

By Anne Cohen

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres opened the Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremonies on Sunday at Yad Vashem with a warning.Read More


Margaret Thatcher, England's 'Iron Lady,' Dies at 87

By Reuters

Margaret Thatcher, the “Iron Lady” who transformed Britain and inspired conservatives around the world by radically rolling back the state during her 11 years in power, died on Monday following a stroke. She was 87.Read More


Israel Closes Gaza Crossing for Goods After Rockets Fired Into Negev

By JTA

Israel closed the Kerem Shalom border crossing with Gaza to the passage of goods after three rockets were fired at southern Israel from the coastal strip.Read More


Poland Has One Month Supply of Kosher Meat Left

By JTA

Poland’s Jewish community has about a one month supply of kosher meat left, following a ban on ritual slaughter that went into effect at the beginning of the year.Read More


John Kerry and Mahmoud Abbas Meet To Discuss Reviving Peace Talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday discussed reviving Israeli-Palestinian peace talks but neither side offered details on how, when and whether that might happen.Read More


Rockets From Gaza Strike Southern Israel on Eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day

By Reuters

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel on Sunday, causing no damage or injuries, a police spokesman said.Read More


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