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Dutch Official Sorry for Honoring Nazis

By JTA

A Netherlands church official apologized to a Jewish group for a memorial ceremony that commemorated Holocaust victims with soldiers who died fighting for Nazi Germany.Read More


Jewish Institutions Shut Down as Sandy Looms

By JTA

Jewish institutions throughout the eastern United States were closing in preparation for the onslaught of Hurricane Sandy.Read More


Orthodox Town Braces for Sandy

By Seth Berkman

With Hurricane Sandy pounding the Jersey Shore, residents of the predominantly Jewish town of Lakewood were taking every precaution to be safe.Read More


Anti-Semitic Party Gains in Ukraine Election

By JTA

The Ukrainian ultranationalist Svoboda Party has made unprecedented gains in the country’s parliamentary elections, where it garnered 12 percent of the vote.Read More


Shattering Truce, More Rockets Hit Israel

By JTA

Some 20 rockets fired from Gaza struck southern Israel on Sunday night and Monday morning.Read More


Israeli Solar Company Aims for $10M Expansion

By JTA

Arava Power Company co-founders have hired an outside company to raise $10 million to fund the development of solar fields outside of Israel.Read More


Far-Right Italians Reenact Mussolini's Rome March

By JTA

Hundreds of far-right Italians converged on Predappio, the town in northern Italy where Benito Mussolini was born and is buried, to mark the 90th anniversary of the “march on Rome” that brought the Fascist dictator to power.Read More


Jewish Neighborhoods in Sandy's Crosshairs

By Reuters With Forward Staff

Evacuations were ordered in predominantly Jewish Brooklyn neighborhoods of Brighton Beach and Coney Island as Hurricane Sandy lumbered up the East Coast.Read More


Ethiopian Jews Headed for Israel

By JTA

A charter flight of some 240 Ethiopian Jews is launching the final stages of the aliyah from Ethiopia.Read More


Bibi Calls Yitzhak Rabin Murder 'Worst Crime'

By JTA

The murder of Yitzhak Rabin was “one of the worst crimes of the new age,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.Read More


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