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Israel Hints at New Patience on Iran

By Reuters

Israel suggested on Monday it would be patient before taking any military action against Iran’s nuclear programme, saying during a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel there was still time for other options.Read More

Hundreds Flock to Warsaw Museum on First Day

By Ofer Aderet (Haaretz)

Hundreds of people, including many journalists and foreign tourists, waited in long lines and filled the square outside the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, which opened Sautrday for the first time.Read More

Giant Arms Sale Will Ensure Israel Rules Air

By Gili Cohen (Haaretz)

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday met Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and finalized the sale of an undisclosed number of Bell Boeing V-22 transport helicopters and other U.S. military equipment including Boeing KC-135 inflight refueling planes, advanced radar systems for fighter planes and anti-radiation missiles at a reported cost of $10 billion dollars.Read More

Huge Hungary Rally Denounces Anti-Semitism

By Reuters

Tens of thousands of Hungarians rallied on Sunday to protest against what they said was growing anti-Semitism in the country which will host the plenary meeting of the World Jewish Congress next month.Read More

Brooklyn Teen Busted in Videotaped Beating of Jew on Subway

The arrest of a New York teenager for harassing a kippah-clad Jewish man on a subway led to a melee that was shown on YouTube.Read More

Netanyahu Aide: Boston Will Boost Israel Support

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Ron Dermer, a diplomatic advisor to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and candidate for the post of Israeli ambassador to Washington, told a closed meeting of U.S. Jewish leaders in New York last week that the Boston marathon bombings would increase American support for Israel - just as that support increased following the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.Read More

Christopher Eisgruber Named President of Princeton University

By Forward Staff

Christopher L. Eisgruber, a legal scholar and Princeton University’s provost, has been named the school’s new president, succeeding Shirley M. Tilghman.Read More

Surviving Boston Suspect May Never Talk Again

By Reuters

The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings remained in serious condition in the hospital on Sunday, unable to speak due to injuries to his neck and tongue sustained while on the run from police, officials said.Read More

Chabad Leader Blasts Rabbis Group Over Circumcision Rite


A Chabad-affiliated rabbi criticized a rival group for its public disapproval of a circumcision-related ritual currently under investigation in Germany.Read More

Chuck Hagel Calls $10B Arms Deal a Warning To Iran

By Reuters

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Sunday a $10 billion arms deal under discussion with Washington’s Arab and Israeli allies sent a “very clear signal” to Tehran the military option remains on the table over its nuclear programme.Read More

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