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Claims Conference Boost Holocaust Grants by 21%

By JTA

The Claims Conference will increase its allocations to social service organizations serving Jewish Holocaust survivors by 21 percent over last year.Read More


Noah Pozner's Family Joins Newtown Gun Lawsuit

By Reuters

The family of Noah Pozner and 8 other families of people killed in an attack on a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school in 2012 filed a wrongful-death lawsuit on Monday against the company that manufactured the gun used in the attack, [the Hartford Courant reported.]Read More


Phil Stern, Photographer to Stars, Dies at 95

By JTA

Photographer Phil Stern, known for his candid shots of Hollywood stars and jazz musicians, has died.Read More


Grinning Jewish Extremists Charged in Jerusalem School Arson

By Reuters

Three Israelis from a far-right group were charged on Monday with setting fire to a classroom in an Arab-Jewish school that has been a symbol of co-existence in Jerusalem.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Slams U.N. Plans To 'Dictate' on Palestinian Statehood

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said before talks on Monday with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry he would defy any U.N. move to “dictate” a timeframe for withdrawal from land Palestinians seek for a state.Read More


Jewish Singer Left Sydney Cafe Moments Before Hostage Drama

By JTA

Jewish communities in Australia remained under lockdown as a hostage crisis continued at a café in Sydney.Read More


Steven Sotloff's Parents To Light Miami Menorah

By JTA

The parents of Steven Sotloff, the Jewish journalist who was beheaded by a member of ISIS, will light a public menorah in Miami in his memory.Read More


Mementos of Doomed Jews Found in Terezin Ghetto

By Reuters

House owners rebuilding their attic in the Czech town of Terezin have found photos, shoes and other possessions of Jews forced into a ghetto there under Nazi rule, a heritage project said on Thursday.Read More


'Exodus' Leads Box Office With $24M Weekend

By Reuters

“Exodus: Gods and Kings,” an action-filled epic starring Christian Bale as Biblical leader Moses, marched to the top of U.S. and Canadian movie charts, collecting $24.5 million in ticket sales over the weekend.Read More


U.S. Undecided on Security Council 'Palestine' Deadline Resolution

By Reuters

Israel said it hoped the United States would veto any moves at the United Nations to set a time frame for its withdrawal from territory Palestinians seek for a state, but a senior U.S. official said it was too early to say.Read More


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