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Chief Rabbi of Lyon Threatened for 'Complaints'

By JTA

The chief rabbi of Lyon, Richard Wertenschlag, has received a letter threatening to “punish a Jew for every complaint the Jews make on TV.”Read More


S. Africa Requires 'Made in West Bank' Label

By JTA

South Africa has adopted a regulation to prevent the labeling of goods from the West Bank as being produced in Israel.Read More


Jerusalem's Holy Sites Need Protection: Abbas

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Jerusalem’s identity is Arab, and the city’s Muslim and Christian holy sites must be protected from Israeli threats, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said.Read More


Tennis Judge Beat Hubby With Mug: Police

By Blair Thornburgh

It sounds like a scene from a bizarre round of Clue: the tennis judge, in the living room, with the coffee cup.Read More


Nuclear Watchdog Not 'Optimistic' on Iran

By Haaretz

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog said on Wednesday he was not confident there would be a breakthrough with Iran over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear activities when talks resume later this week.Read More


Australian School Says Sorry for Sex Abuse

By JTA

The Orthodox Jewish school in Melbourne embroiled in a child sex abuse scandal apologized “unreservedly” to the victims.Read More


Hungary Won't Charge Anti-Semitic Soccer Fans

By JTA

Hungary’s government has condemned anti-Semitic chants by soccer fans at a recent match in Budapest, but signaled it would not prosecute them.Read More


Dutch Right-Winger Called 'Dangerous' to Jews

By JTA

The chairman of the Jewish Community of Amsterdam asked a Dutch politician to warn U.S. Jews about a “dangerous” rightist Dutch legislator.Read More


Bibi Distances Self From Abbas Ouster Call

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday distanced himself from the letter penned by Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman to the Mideast Quartet, which called for the removal of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.Read More


Host Uses Nazi Slogan To Berate Assange's Mother

By JTA

A Melbourne radio host who claims Jewish descent was suspended for one month for shouting “Sieg Heil” three times at the mother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.Read More





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