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Belgian Politician Accuses Jewish Men of Harassment

A female Belgian politician of Moroccan origin accused Jewish men in Antwerp of harassing females and “behaving like machos.”Read More


Belgian Lawmaker Says Jews Hassle Women

By JTA

A female Belgian politician of Moroccan origin accused Jewish men in Antwerp of harassing females and “behaving like machos.”Read More


Ankie Spitzer Leads N.Y. Moment of Silence

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Ankie Spitzer led a minute of silence to honor the 11 members of the Israeli Olympic team killed in a terror attack at the 1972 Munich Games during the opening ceremonies of the JCC Maccabi Games.Read More


Warren Weinstein's Wife Makes Plea for Release

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The wife of Warren Weinstein, who was kidnapped in Pakistan by Al-Qaida gunmen, marked the first anniversary of his abduction with a plea for his return.Read More


Gabby Giffords Moves Back Home to Tucson

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Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has moved home to Tucson.Read More


Weiner and Huma Live in $12K-a-Month Pad

By Forward Staff

Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner and his wife have moved into a swank Park Ave. apartment that rents for at least $12,000 per month and is owned by a big Democratic donor, the New York Post reported.Read More


For Israel, Iran Strike Could Boomerang

By Haaretz

The commander of the NATO mission in Libya that toppled Muammar Gadhafi’s regime last year vehemently opposes a military strike on Iran at this time, regardless of whether it would be carried out by Israel or the United States.Read More


Man Jailed for Taking Barbed Wire at Auschwitz

By JTA

An Italian man who stole a one-foot piece of barbed wire from Auschwitz was released from police custody a day after being arrested at the airport in Krakow.Read More


Israel Ends Olympics With Goose Egg

By Haaretz

The Israeli Olympics team did not meet a single one of the goals set by the country’s Olympic Committee. That means Israel’s Olympic delegation to London was clearly a failure.Read More


Widow of Slain Yemeni Arrives in Israel

By JTA

The widow of a Hebrew teacher who was killed in an anti-Semitic attack in Yemen has made aliyah.Read More





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