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Faded Catskills Resort Burns Down

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The former Brown’s Hotel, once a popular resort in the Catskill Mountains, has burned down.Read More


Ponzi Scheme Targeted Persian Jews in L.A.

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A Ponzi scheme targeting the Persian-Jewish community in Los Angeles was shut down by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.Read More


Omaha Temple Starts Tri-Faith Campus

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A Reform congregation in Omaha, Neb., has broken ground on a new synagogue building as part of a tri-faith campus.Read More


Former Ramaz Nurse Can Sue Under Whistleblower Law

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A former school nurse at the Ramaz School in New York who says she was fired for reporting a possible case of child abuse can sue the school under the state’s whistleblower law.Read More


Test Question Withdrawn Amid Jewish Concerns

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An Ohio Graduation Test question that draws a direct correlation between the Holocaust and Arab resentment over the formation of the State of Israel was withdrawn for future tests.Read More


Obama Disputes Netanyahu's 'Freebie' Remark

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President Obama responded to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that world powers gave Iran a “freebie” by agreeing to hold more talks.Read More


IDF Officer Who Hit Activist Suspended

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A senior Israeli military officer caught on tape hitting an activist in the face with the butt of his rifle has been suspended pending the results of an investigation.Read More


Senior IDF Official Filmed Beating Activist

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A senior IDF officer was filmed hit a leftist activist in the face with an M-16 rifle on Saturday.Read More


Lawyers: Reinstate Demjanjuk's U.S. Citizenship

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Attorneys for convicted Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk, who died last month in Germany, have asked a U.S. appeals court to restore his citizenship.Read More


'Fly-In' Protesters Detained at Ben-Gurion Airport

By Haaretz

About 30 pro-Palestinian activists were held by security forces at Ben-Gurion Airport after arriving on a flight from Paris on Sunday, ahead of what Israel Police estimates will be hundreds of activists and protesters due to arrive as part of the “Welcome to Palestine” fly-in protest.Read More





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