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Daniel Pearl Murder Suspect Nabbed in Pakistan

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Pakistan has arrested a former militant leader in connection with the 2002 murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, security officials said on Monday.Read More

Barack Obama To Pay Homage to Jewish History, Avoid Settlement Debate in Israel

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President Barack Obama will embrace Jewish history while skirting the morass of West Bank settlements when he visits Israel this week - a selective itinerary laden with diplomatic signals.Read More

European Doctors Blast American Report That Recommended Circumcision


Thirty-eight physicians from Europe have written a paper alleging that “cultural bias” was behind the pro-circumcision stance of the American Academy of Pediatrics.Read More

Pope Francis Makes Good First Impression on Jews


After the new pope appeared before the masses in St. Peter’s Square, it didn’t take long for him to signal that he would maintain the church’s outreach to Jews. Nor did it take long for the Jews to sing his praises.Read More

Venezuela Opposition Leader Henrique Capriles Vows To End Freebie Oil for Cuba

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Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles on Monday vowed to end the OPEC nation’s shipments of subsidized oil to communist-run Cuba, slamming acting President Nicolas Maduro as a puppet of Havana.Read More

Who Stole Rembrandt's 'Sea of Galilee' From Boston's Gardner Museum?

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The FBI on Monday plans to reveal new information about one of Boston’s longest-running crime mysteries: Who was behind the 1990 theft of 13 paintings from the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum in the costliest art theft in U.S. history.Read More

Hungary Slammed for Prize to Anti-Semitic Television Anchorman

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Israel and a European human rights official criticised Hungary on Monday for presenting an award to a television journalist they accuse of anti-Semitism.Read More

Venezuela Jews Dedicate New Sephardic Synagogue


The Jewish community of Caracas officially dedicated the Venezuelan city’s new main Sephardic synagogue, Tiferet Israel Este.Read More

Scant Hope of Breakthrough as Barack Obama's Mideast Trip Looms

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President Barack Obama is due to make his first official visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories this week, looking to improve ties after sometimes rocky relations with both sides during his first term in office.Read More

Israeli Military Plans $7B Desert Campus

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Israel’s military plans to vacate land worth $14 billion and move most of its headquarters from the heart of Tel Aviv in a $7 billion project intended to alleviate an acute national shortage of room for housing.Read More

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