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Single-Sex Education Soars 40% in Israel Religious Schools

By Haaretz

Over the past 13 years there has been a 40 percent rise in the number of elementary-school students in Israel’s state religious system whose classes are segregated by gender.Read More

Newtown Gunman Adam Lanza Had Arsenal and NRA Certificate

By Reuters

The gunman who killed 27 people including 20 young children in an attack on a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school owned several guns in addition to the ones used in the attack and hundreds of rounds of ammunition, according to court papers released on Friday.Read More

Anti-Semitism 7 Times Higher for Belgian Muslim Students: Report


A major survey among Belgian teenagers indicated anti-Semitism was seven times more prevalent among Muslim youths than in non-Muslim teenagers.Read More

Russia Will Move Disputed Chabad Schneerson Collection to Jewish Museum


Russia plans to move Jewish texts claimed by the Chabad Lubavitch movement to Moscow’s newly opened Jewish museum next month.Read More

Boris Berezovsky Inquest 'Can't Rule Out' Murder of Fallen Tycoon

By Reuters

Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky, who died in a mansion near London in unexplained circumstances last weekend, was found lying on the floor of the bathroom with a “ligature around his neck”, an inquest into his death heard on Thursday.Read More

Israel Returns Just .7% of Seized 'Military' Land to Palestinians

By Chaim Levinson (Haaretz)

Over the past 33 years the Civil Administration has allocated less than one percent of state land in the West Bank to Palestinians, compared to 39 percent to settlers, according to the agency’s own documents submitted to the High Court of Justice.Read More

Inquest Set in Hanging Death of Fallen Jewish Tycoon Boris Berezovsky

By Reuters

Britain opens a judicial inquiry into the death of Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky on Thursday to establish how he died in the locked bathroom of his vast mansion near London.Read More

Florida Professor In Hot Water Over Stomp on 'Jesus' Exercise

By Reuters

A Florida university has come under fire over a professor’s controversial classroom assignment that asked his students to write “Jesus” on a sheet of paper and then to step on it.Read More

Charles Hynes, Defiant Over Orthodox Abuse, Runs Hard for Brooklyn Reelection

By Reuters

When Brooklyn District Attorney Charles “Joe” Hynes first took office in 1990, the New York City borough was one of the most violent urban areas in the United States.Read More

Pro-Palestinian Group Launches Israel 'Apartheid' Subway Ad Campaign

By Haaretz

A pro-Palestinian group on Tuesday launched an ad campaign on the New York City transit system, calling on the United States to stop its foreign aid to Israel.Read More

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