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Isolated Gaza Drowns in Poverty

By Noah Browning and Nidal al-Mughrabi

Life has never seemed so grim for the Mustafas, a family of seven cramped into a shabby two-room hovel in Gaza’s Jabalya refugee camp.Read More


Were Ukraine Jews Ordered To 'Register' in Restive Donetsk?

By JTA

Pro-Russian separatists from Donetsk in eastern Ukraine denied any involvement in the circulation of flyers calling on Jews to register with separatists and pay special taxes.Read More


Bob Dylan 'Hate Speech' Case Tossed

By JTA

A civil court in Paris dismissed a case of incitement to hatred against American singer Bob Dylan for remarks he made in an interview with Rolling Stone Magazine.Read More


Passover Shipment to Nepal Saves Seder

By JTA

A large shipment of Passover supplies arrived in Kathmandu just in time for seder.Read More


SodaStream May Sell Up to 16% Stake

By Reuters

At-home soda leader SodaStream International is in early talks to sell a 10 to 16 percent stake in the company to a large strategic entity, the Calcalist financial news website reported on Wednesday.Read More


Michael Bloomberg Plans $50M Push on Illegal Guns

By Reuters

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ramped up his efforts to fight gun violence on Wednesday with a plan to spend $50 million on a grassroots network to organize voters on gun control.Read More


Hundreds Attend Funeral for West Bank Passover Shooting Victim

By JTA

Hundreds attended the funeral for Israel Police Chief Superintendent Baruch Mizrahi, who was killed near Hebron while on his way to a Passover seder with his family.Read More


Temple Mount Closed as Passover Violence Flares

By Reuters

Israeli riot police entered one of Jerusalem’s most revered and politically sensitive religious compounds on Wednesday to disperse rock-throwing Palestinians opposed to any Jewish attempts to pray there.Read More


Extremist Lev Tahor Ultra-Orthodox Sect Wins Fight To Keep Children Near

By JTA

The haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor has successfully appealed a ruling to place 14 children in foster care in Quebec.Read More


Amsterdam Taxed Shoah Victims $10M

By JTA

The City of Amsterdam collected more than $10 million from Holocaust survivors who were charged ground lease fees for periods they spent in hiding or in concentration camps, researchers said.Read More





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