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Berlin Jews Hold Drive for Sandy-Hit Kin

By JTA

A member of Berlin’s Jewish community with family in hard-hit Staten Island, N.Y. has started a clothing drive for those affected by superstorm Sandy.Read More


Elie Wiesel and Obama Will Co-Author Book

By JTA

Elie Wiesel and President Obama are writing a book together, the Holocaust survivor and author told an Israeli newspaper.Read More


Iran's Nuclear Slowdown Puts Off War For Now

By Reuters

A slowdown in Iran’s accumulation of its most sensitive nuclear material may have helped put off the threat of a new Middle East war for now, but Tehran’s expanding uranium-enrichment capacity suggests any relief could be short-lived.Read More


Final Push To Rally Jewish Voters

By JTA

In the final days of a bitterly contested election, little that is sacred has not been put to use, especially in the crucial swing states of Florida, Ohio and Virginia.Read More


Rabbi Slammed for Linking Sandy to Gay Marriage

By Forward Staff

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo slammed a rabbi who called superstorm Sandy “divine justice” for gay-friendly policies.Read More


Turkey 'Tries' Israelis Over Flotilla Attack

By Reuters

Turkey puts four former Israeli military commanders, including the head of the army, on trial in absentia this week for the 2010 killing of nine Turks on a Gaza-bound aid ship.Read More


$5.8M Looted Poster Collection Hits Block

By JTA

A collection of pre-World War II posters that were returned to the heir of a Jewish dentist who fled the Nazis is going on sale.Read More


Israeli Youth See Rabin's Killing as Lesson

By JTA

Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination is taught by Israeli youth movements and in schools as an object lesson in the dangers of ideological extremism.Read More


New York Federation Gives $10M in Sandy Aid

By JTA

UJA-Federation of Greater New York released $10 million in Hurricane Sandy emergency relief aid to its network agencies and synagogues.Read More


Palestinians Push Ahead With Bid for Statehood

By Reuters

The Palestinians will press ahead with a bid to upgrade their status at the United Nations, a senior official said on Monday, brushing off a request by Israel to halt the initiative.Read More


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