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92% of Israeli Holocaust Survivors Upset at Treatment by State

By Talila Nesher (Haaretz)

Days before Israel marks its Holocaust Remembrance Day, a newly published survey reveals that 92 percent of Holocaust survivors in the country claim the state does not allocate enough funds for them.Read More

25 Illegal Jewish Settlements in Occupied West Bank Get Israel Army Protection

By Gili Cohen (Haaretz)

One quarter of all illegal West Bank outposts are regularly guarded by Israel Defense Forces soldiers.Read More

Flare-Up in Gaza Fighting Jangles Nerves in Israel

By Reuters

Israel pressed Hamas on Wednesday to rein in rocket-firing militants in the Gaza Strip after the most serious outbreak of cross-border hostilities since the ceasefire that ended an eight-day war in November.Read More

Obscure German Holocaust Archive Has Trove of 'Lists' of Jewish Victims of Nazis

By Reuters

An obscure German archive contains 30 million documents on survivors of Nazi camps and prisons. It rivals Israel’s Yad Vashem in importance but few know it exists.Read More

Amsterdam Tried to Tax Concentration Camp Jews


The City of Amsterdam fined hundreds of Jewish Holocaust survivors for failing to pay taxes while they were in hiding or in concentration camps.Read More

Israel Strikes Gaza After Rockets Hit Town

By Reuters

Israel launched an air strike on the Palestinian Gaza Strip on Tuesday, the first such attack since an eight-day war in November, Hamas, the Islamist movement that controls the territory, and Israel’s military said.Read More

Shells From Syria Land in Israeli-Occupied Golan

By Reuters

A mortar shell fired on Tuesday during fighting between Syrian forces and rebels landed in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Israeli military sources said.Read More

N.Y. Mayoral Hopeful Malcolm Smith Ensnared in Complex Bribe Plot

By Reuters

A high-ranking Democratic New York State senator was arrested on Tuesday and charged with trying to buy a place on the Republican ticket in the city’s next mayoral race, an effort that prosecutors said was part of a wide-ranging bribery scandal and reflected pervasive corruption in New York politics.Read More

Jewish Women in New York Lose Virginity Later Than Others: Poll

By Anne Cohen

Apparently, New York isn’t the den of sin it’s cracked up to be. At least, not for Jewish women.Read More

Israel Battles Protests Over Palestinian's Death

By Reuters

Israeli prison guards fired tear gas to quell disturbances by Palestinian inmates on Tuesday after a prisoner serving a life sentence over an attempt to bomb an Israeli cafe died of cancer.Read More

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