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Hundreds Rally in Protest of Iran-Argentina Pact

By JTA

Some 300 people attended a protest rally against Argentine-Iranian cooperation in investigating the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center.Read More


Eritrean Asylum Seekers Pressured To Leave Israel

By JTA

Israel attempted to deport 25 Eritrean asylum seekers in violation of international conventions, according to an Israeli NGO supporting the rights of migrants.Read More


Melbourne Sex Abuse Probes Spread to Sydney Jewish Community

By JTA

Allegations of child sex abuse, rampant in Melbourne’s Jewish community, have spread to Sydney, with police mounting investigations into two individuals.Read More


Picture of Two Dead Gaza Children Wins World Press Photo Prize

By Reuters

A photograph of two dead children, who were killed in an Israeli missile strike on Gaza City, won the top World Press Photo prize on Friday for Swedish photographer Paul Hansen of newspaper Dagens Nyheter.Read More


Mark Zuckerberg's Sister Signs Deal for 'Dot Complicated' Memoir

By Reuters

Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, is writing a memoir about her years at the social network website where she was once director of marketing, publisher HarperCollins said on Thursday.Read More


Prisoner X Kin Offered Millions in Compensation by Israel

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Israel recently signed an agreement to pay several million shekels in compensation to the family of Ben Zygier, the Prisoner X who committed suicide in Ayalon Prison in December 2010.Read More


Frank Lautenberg Won't Seek Reelection

By Reuters

Democratic U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, at 89 the Senate’s oldest member, said on Thursday that he will not seek re-election next year.Read More


Chuck Hagel Vote Blocked for Now, Sparking Democratic Anger

By Reuters

Chuck Hagel’s nomination to be U.S. defense secretary went into political limbo on Thursday as Republicans stepped up blocking tactics and Democrats accused them of putting the country at risk by delaying the filling of a major security post.Read More


Fracking Must Wait for Year in New York

By Reuters

The fracking debate in New York state is hitting new heights as regulators delay a final decision on the controversial natural gas production method, but it looks increasingly clear that it will be a year - if ever - before drilling begins again.Read More


Ronald Dworkin, Legal Scholar, Dies at 81

By Reuters

American legal philosopher Ronald Dworkin, the man behind some of the most influential theories of law and morality in modern jurisprudence, died on Thursday. He was 81.Read More


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