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Film Recounts Story of Doomed Refugee Ship

By JTA

The U.S. State Department presented a program of speeches and a play highlighting the history of the MS St. Louis for about 200 people, including more than 30 survivors.Read More


Spanish Magazine Prints Anti-Islam Cartoon

By Reuters

Spanish political satire magazine El Jueves has published a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad on its cover, soon after violent protests rocked the Muslim world over a U.S. film and French caricatures deemed insulting to Islam.Read More


Bibi Plans To Detail 'Red Line' at U.N.

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will “set a clear red line” for Iran’s disputed nuclear programme when he addresses the United Nations on Thursday, a senior Israeli official said.Read More


Football Refs Agree To Return To Work

By Reuters

The National Football League (NFL) reached an agreement to end a labour dispute with its regular game officials on Wednesday, ending three weeks of questionable calls that had threatened the integrity of the sport.Read More


Four More Arrested for Defacing Subway Ads

By Forward Staff

Four more activists were arrested for defacing controversial New York subway ads branding Muslims as ‘savage.’Read More


Madonna Calls Obama Muslim Remark 'Ironic'

By Reuters

Pop star Madonna said on Tuesday she was being deliberately “ironic on stage” when she erroneously referred to President Barack Obama during her concert in the nation’s capital as a “black Muslim.”Read More


Netanyahu Vows Strong Response to Ahmadinejad

By Reuters

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday promised a tough response at the United Nations to the latest verbal attacks on Israeli by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and said he was determined to stop Iran developing nuclear weapons.Read More


Rabbi: Burn Your iPhones!

By JTA

A prominent haredi Orthodox rabbi in Israel ordered his followers to burn their iPhones.Read More


Israel Shuts Down for Yom Kippur

By Haaretz

Israel came to a virtual standstill at sundown Tuesday as Jews began observing the start of the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, the 25 hours of fasting and contemplation known as Yom Kippur.Read More


Muslim Activist Proud of Defacing Subway Ad

By Forward Staff

A prominent Egyptian-born Muslim activist was unapologetic for spraying graffiti on a controversial subway ad that brand enemies of Israel as ‘savage.’Read More


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