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Dutch Holocaust Rescuers Get Digital Archive

By JTA

The government of the Netherlands and Yad Vashem have agreed to digitally archive documents connected to Dutch rescuers of Jews during the Holocaust.Read More


Ron Paul Slams Influence of Neoconservatives

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Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) attacked neoconservative influence in Washington and defended his foreign policy in a packed rally on the eve of the Republican National Convention.Read More


Israeli Salt Removes Woman From Package

By Haaretz

A package of Salit table salt typically features the familiar blue silhouette of a woman holding a pinch of salt but on this particular package, the woman was nowhere to be found.Read More


Rabbi Prays For Iran's 'Elimination'

By JTA

The spiritual leader of the Sephardi Orthodox Shas party, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, called on Jews to pray on Rosh Hashana for the destruction of Iran and Hezbollah.Read More


Illegal Migron Settlers Vow To Resist Eviction

By JTA

Residents of the West Bank outpost of Migron have said they will not leave their homes until the Supreme Court rules on a request to halt their evacuation due to their purchase of the land.Read More


Bibi Insists Migron Will Be Evacuated

By Haaretz

Three days before the ultimatum to evacuate 30 out of 46 families in the West Bank outpost of Migron expires, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that the evacuation would be carried out in accordance with the Supreme Court’s decision.Read More


Estonian Gas Company Uses Auschwitz Image

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An Estonian gas company used a photo of Auschwitz to advertise their products.Read More


John Galliano Loses Title Over Anti-Semitic Rants

By JTA

French President Francois Hollande reportedly has stripped fashion designer John Galliano of his Legion of Honor medal because of anti-Semitic behavior.Read More


Australia Quizzes Jailed Palestinian on '82 Attack

By JTA

Australian counter-terror agents have reopened an investigation into the bombings of the Israeli Consulate and a Jewish social club in Sydney 30 years ago.Read More


Denmark Opens Health Probe Into Circumcision

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Denmark’s government has commissioned an investigation into whether non-medical circumcision procedures violate its health code.Read More





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