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Leonard Lauder Donates $1B Collection of Cubist Art to Metropolitan

By Reuters

Cosmetics heir and art collector Leonard A. Lauder donated his collection of 78 Cubist works valued at more than a $1 billion to New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Arts, its director said on Tuesday.Read More

Stolen $1.3M Marc Chagall Painting at Home of Soccer Star Roberto Bottega


A Marc Chagall painting stolen more than 10 years ago was discovered in the home of former Italian soccer star Roberto Bottega.Read More

Eleven Mezuzahs in Brooklyn Burned on Holocaust Remembrance Day

By Anne Cohen

Eleven mezuzahs and doorframes were set on fire in Brooklyn on Monday, in what New York police is treating as a hate crime.Read More

Women of the Wall's Anat Hoffman Supports Plan for Egalitarian Kotel

By Jane Eisner

The proposal to create an expanded section for egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall has picked up a crucial supporter in Anat Hoffman. But she is wary of the interim period.Read More

U.S. Army Cut Presentation Linking Orthodox Jews, KKK and Al-Qaida


A slide on extremist threats lumping haredi Orthodox Jews, among others, with groups like the Ku Klux Klan and al-Qaida was used once and removed, the U.S. Army said.Read More

Driver Who Killed Princeton Rabbi Was Taking Depression Medication

By Seth Berkman

The driver that killed esteemed Princeton rabbi Jim Diamond, had been taking depression medication and the police were called to his home a week before the accident, according to local reports.Read More

Ex-Owner of LA Kosher Market Is Being Sued for Kosher Meat Scandal


Mike Engelman, who is suspected of selling non-kosher food from his Doheny Glatt Kosher Meat Market in Los Angeles, is being sued.Read More

Michael Savage Slams Controversial Circumcision Practice on the Radio

By Seth Berkman

On his nationally syndicated radio show on Monday, conservative host Michael Savage slammed metzitzah b’peh, the Orthodox Jewish circumcision ritual that has led to the transmission of herpes in infant males.Read More

Kerry Vows To Help Boost West Bank Economy

By Reuters

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday he had agreed to work with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to boost economic growth in the occupied West Bank as he seeks ways to revive Middle East peace talks.Read More

American Settler Gets Life for Killing Palestinians

By Reuters

The Jerusalem District Court sentenced Jewish terrorist Yaakov (Jack) Tytell on Tuesday to two life terms as well as an additional 30 years in prison, after he was convicted in January on two counts of murder and additional counts of assault.Read More

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