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Obama Names Foreign Policy Aide Denis McDonough New Chief of Staff

By Reuters

President Barack Obama named longtime foreign policy aide Denis McDonough to be his next White House chief of staff on Friday.Read More

Austrian Jewish Leader Mends Fences With Lauder

By Reuters

The leader of Austria’s Jewish community said on Friday he had put aside differences with World Jewish Congress head Ron Lauder over Lauder’s alleged interference in the community’s leadership election.Read More

Dutch Stolen Art Committee Dismisses Family’s Holocaust Claims


A panel of experts advised the Dutch government to return only one painting out of 189 claimed by relatives of a Holocaust-era art collector.Read More

'Secret Hearings' on Jewish Intern Chandra Levy Murder Continue

By Forward Staff

Jewish intern Chandra Levy’s murderer’s case is back in court this week, the AP reported today.Read More

ADL Calls on Conservatives To Keep Nazi Analogies Out of Gun Debate


The Anti-Defamation League called on conservatives to keep Nazi analogies out of the gun control debate.Read More

Greek Neo-Nazi Party Issues Diatribe Against AJC Visit


The Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn said a visit to Greece by American Jewish Committee leader David Harris is meant to ensure further “Jewish influence over Greek political issues” and safeguard the interests of “international loan sharks.”Read More

At Senate Hearing, Kerry Says Peace Talks Are Priority


Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) emphasized a return to Israeli-Palestinian talks and keeping Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon at Senate hearings expected to result in his confirmation as secretary of state.Read More

American Gets 35 Years for Aiding Mumbai Terrorists Who Killed Local Chabad Family


A federal judge in Chicago sentenced an American citizen to 35 years in prison for helping Islamist terrorists kill 160 people in India in 2008.Read More

Watchdog Decries ‘Anti-Semitic Whirlwind’ on Mexican Twitter


A Spanish phrase about Jews set off “a whirlwind of anti-Semitic” messages on Twitter and became the second-most popular hashtag among Mexican users, according to a watchdog.Read More

Dutch Workers Brave Thin Ice To Remove Swastika


Workers in a Dutch town braved thin ice to remove Nazi symbols etched into the surface of a frozen lake.Read More

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