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Germans Fascinated by Nazi Era Eight Decades Later

By Reuters

An exhibition chronicling the Nazi party’s rise to power draws tens of thousands of visitors. Millions of TV viewers tune in to watch a drama about the Third Reich. A satirical novel in which Hitler pops up in modern Berlin becomes an overnight bestseller.Read More


Canadian Government To Build Holocaust Memorial in Capital

By JTA

The Canadian government announced plans to build a national Holocaust memorial in the nation’s capital.Read More


Kotel Rabbi Questions Natan Sharansky's Plan for Egalitarian Prayer

By JTA

Shmuel Rabinowitz, the rabbi of the Western Wall, said rabbis must weigh whether to oppose a compromise proposal over egalitarian prayer at Judaism’s holiest site.Read More


Richard Falk Blasted by American Jewish Committee for Linking Bombing, Israel

By Reuters

The American Jewish Committee denounced Richard Falk, a UN official, for what it claims is his assertion in an online essay that U.S. and Israeli policies were responsible for the Boston Marathon terrorist bombings. UN Watch first reported on Falk’s comments.Read More


U.S. Suspects Syria Used Chemical Weapons

By Reuters

U.S. intelligence agencies believe Syria’s government has likely used chemical weapons on a small scale, the White House said on Thursday, but added that President Barack Obama needed “credible and corroborated” facts before acting on that assessment.Read More


Boston Marathon Terror Brothers Eyed New York With 7 Bombs

By Reuters

Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his brother discussed setting off bombs in New York after attacking the Boston Marathon but their plan fell apart when they became embroiled in a shootout with police, law enforcement sources said.Read More


No Charges in Prisoner X Suicide Case

By Ofra Edelman (Haaretz)

The State Prosecutor’s Office on Thursday released for publication previously embargoed materials from the investigation into the cause of death of alleged Mossad agent Ben Zygier, also known as Prisoner X.Read More


Supermodel Kate Upton Blows Off Prom Date With Jewish Teen

By JTA

Supermodel Kate Upton will not go to the prom with a Jewish day school student from Los Angeles, after indicating that she might attend.Read More


Boston Bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev Bought Fireworks From Jewish-Owned Firm

By JTA

Jewish fireworks firm is under attack for selling devices to slain Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev.Read More


White House Needs Jewish Support in Fight To Ease Sequester Cuts

By JTA

The White House administration, which is at loggerheads with the Congress, is reaching out to Jews to break the sequester logjam.Read More


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