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Brooklyn College BDS Forum Organizers Cleared of Barring Jews

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

A report commissioned by Brooklyn College has cleared organizers of the controversial forum on the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement held in February at Brooklyn College of charges that they discriminated against Jews in admitting people to the event.Read More

Jewish Groups 'Vigilant' After Boston Marathon Bombings


The head of the security network for U.S. Jewish organizations said the community is “standing vigilant” following bombings at the Boston Marathon.Read More

U. Penn Researchers: Orthodox Groups Distorted Our Report on Circumcision Rite

By Seth Berkman

The authors of a research report on metzitzah b’peh say their study is being distorted by defenders of the controversial ritual circumcision practice who claim that the procedure poses no risk of neonatal herpes to infants.Read More

8-Year-Old Among Three Killed as Explosions Strike Boston Marathon

By Reuters

Explosions struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, police and witnesses said.Read More

Supreme Court Skeptical of Patents for Human DNA in 'Jewish' Gene Case

By Reuters

Supreme Court justices on Monday raised tough questions about patents on human genes held by Myriad Genetics Inc.Read More

Rabbi Michael Broyde Booted From Religious Court Over Fake Name Scandal


Rabbi Michael Broyde, a prominent Orthodox rabbi who admitted to creating a fake alternate identity, was relieved of his duties with the Beth Din of America.Read More

Salam Fayyad's Resignation Delayed Amid Peace Worries

By Reuters

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is likely to keep Prime Minister Salam Fayyad in office for the next few weeks while the United States tries to revive Middle East peace talks, officials said on Monday.Read More

Feds Shut Kosher Large Warehouse in Queens After Rat Infestation

By Anne Cohen

Customers can wave goodbye to KoJel kosher foods products like instant noodle soup and pudding — at least for a little while.Read More

Anne Frank House Backs Justin Bieber Amid Furor

By Reuters

The Anne Frank House defended Justin Bieber’s visit to the museum and his guestbook message that said that he hoped she “would have been a Belieber.”Read More

Fresh Twitter Suit Filed Over Anti-Semitic #GoodJew Hashtag


A French Jewish group which last month sued Twitter for hosting anti-Semitic content has lodged a fresh complaint against the company and accused it of lying.Read More

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