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East German Jews Get Last Chance for Property


Jews who owned property in what would become East Germany have a last chance to receive compensation for it.Read More

Israel's Prisoner X Hanged Himself in Cell Amid Mossad Spy Claims: Judge

By Reuters

Israel released details on Tuesday about the 2010 jailhouse suicide of an Australian immigrant reported to have been a disgraced Mossad spy, saying he hanged himself in his cell and no foul play was involved.Read More

Hundreds of Palestinians Stage 1-Day Prison Fast

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Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails declared a one-day fast on Tuesday in solidarity with four inmates whose hunger strike has fuelled anti-Israel protests in the occupied West Bank.Read More

Larry Cohler-Esses Wins Twersky Award for Hamas Scoop


Larry Cohler-Esses of the Forward won the 2013 David Twersky Journalism Award.Read More

Australian Jews Hope Israeli Probe Ends 'Rumors' of Mossad Spy Prisoner X


Australian Jewry’s highest body broke its silence on the mysterious death of Ben Zygier, a dual Australian-Israel national who apparently committed suicide in a maximum-security Israeli prison in 2010.Read More

Anger Grows Over Israeli Soldier's Photo of Palestinian in Crosshairs on Instagram

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An Israeli soldier has provoked an outcry by publishing a photograph that appeared to show the back of a Palestinian boy’s head seen through the crosshairs of a rifle.Read More

Alan Gross, Jailed Jewish Contractor, Gets New Hope as Lawmakers Arrive in Cuba

By Reuters

A seven-member delegation of U.S. lawmakers arrived in Cuba on Monday in the latest effort to move forward political relations that have been at a standstill since U.S. government contractor Alan Gross was imprisoned there in 2009.Read More

Argentina's Jewish Foreign Minister Defends Iran Terror Probe Deal


Argentina’s foreign minister, Hector Timerman, defended himself against accusations that he betrayed his Judaism by signing an agreement with Iran.Read More

U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice Tells Jewish Teens To Be 'Impatient' for Change


U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice charged teens at BBYO’s International Convention to “get impatient with the way things are so you can dream of the ways things can be.”Read More

Israeli Soldier Posts Photo on Instagram of Palestinian Boy in Gun's Crosshairs

By Oded Yaron (Haaretz)

An Israel Defense Forces soldier has posted an Instagram photo of what appears to be a Palestinian boy in the crosshairs of a sniper’s rifle, prompting angry criticism after it was picked up by The Electronic Intifada and other news sites around the world over the weekend.Read More

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