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John McCain Bashes Obama Policy on Israel

By JTA

Israel is under “existential threat” and is among the American allies suffering from the Obama administration’s leadership failures, Sen. John McCain suggested in his speech to the Republican convention.Read More


Funeral Home Plans Crematory Near Majdanek

By JTA

A Polish funeral company has announced plans to build a crematory near the Majdanek concentration camp.Read More


John Galliano Sues Dior for $18M Over Firing

By JTA

Designer John Galliano reportedly has filed an $18.7 million lawsuit against Christian Dior, the fashion house that fired him for anti-Semitic speech.Read More


Israel Readies New Anti-African Crackdown

By Haaretz

A new enforcement campaign targeting African migrants will be launched in six weeks, Interior Minister Eli Yishai announced Wednesday. Yishai’s announcement came after the campaign was granted approval by the Prime Minister’s Office.Read More


Leiby Kletzky Killer Gets 40 Years

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

The murderer of 8-year-old Orthodox Brooklyn boy Leiby Kletzky has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison, the AP reported today.Read More


Women's Group Sues Orthodox Station for $26M

By JTA

The religious women’s organization Kolech filed a class-action lawsuit against an Israeli haredi Orthodox radio station for excluding women.Read More


Mixed Bag for Jews at U.S. Open

By Seth Berkman

Israeli doubles sensation Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram survived an early scare at the U.S. Open. Jesse Levine and Shahar Pe’er lost.Read More


Illegal Settlers Get Week To Leave Migron

By JTA

Israel’s Supreme Court ruled that the West Bank outpost of Migron must be evacuated by Sept. 4.Read More


Claims Conference Rips Hungary for 'Disgraceful' Tactics

By JTA

The Claims Conference accused Hungary’s government of “depriving” Holocaust survivors through “disgraceful” and “deceitful tactics.”Read More


Attack on Michigan Student Not 'Hate' Crime: Police

By Seth Berkman

Michigan police are reportedly refusing to treat as a hate crime attack in which a Jewish student was set upon by skinhead thugs, spewing hate and stapling his mouth shut.Read More





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