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Palestinians Cheer Oscar Nod for Anti-Occupation Film '5 Broken Cameras'

By Reuters

Oscar-nominated documentary “5 Broken Cameras” screened for Palestinians for the first time on Monday, leaving locals hopeful that their struggle with Israel for land and statehood will gain a global audience.Read More

Anti-Semitic Violence Rises 5% as Australia Jews Report More Violence


Anti-Semitic incidents in Australia rose by five percent over the previous 12-month period, according to a new report.Read More

Were Pro-Israel Students Threatened at Calif. Rally?


A pro-Israel group claims Jewish students at the University of California, Davis were abused and threatened at a pro-Palestinian protest on campus.Read More

Little Hope of Recovery for Ariel Sharon Despite Hopeful Signs From Israeli Leader

By Reuters

The state-of-the-art brain scans that allowed doctors to look inside the head of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon show how advances in neuroscience are forcing a rethink of what it means to be in a long-term coma.Read More

Veronique Pozner's Statement: Full Transcript

By Forward Staff

My name is Vernoique Pozner, I am the mother of Noah Pozner. I speak today on his behalf.Read More

Israeli Finance Minister Expects Defense Cuts

By Reuters

Israeli Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz, fresh from a record-setting sale of Israeli bonds to investors in Florida, said on Monday that balancing the government budget will require “moderate but still significant” cuts to the defense sector.Read More

Jewish Cemetery Looted in Tunisia


More than 68 gravestones were found ransacked and graves were looted at a Jewish cemetery in the coastal Tunisian town of Sousse.Read More

Rupert Murdoch Says Sorry for Netanyahu Cartoon

By Reuters

Rupert Murdoch apologised on Monday for a “grotesque” cartoon in his London-based Sunday Times newspaper depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu building a bloody wall trapping the bodies of Palestinians, after complaints from Jewish groups.Read More

Barack Obama Calls To Congratulate Benjamin Netanyahu on Israel Vote Win

By Reuters

President Barack Obama on Monday congratulated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his party’s victory in last week’s Israeli elections and pledged to work closely with the country’s new government on Middle East peace, the White House said.Read More

Jewish Groups Slam New Argentina Bombing Panel

By Reuters

World Jewish groups denounced plans by Argentina and Iran to form a truth commission to investigate the deadly 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish community center that Argentine courts say was sponsored by Iran.Read More

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