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Is Pope Frontrunner From Honduras Anti-Semitic?


In a letter to the editor of the Miami Herald, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz said that one of the leading candidates to replace Pope Benedict XVI is an anti-Semite.Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu Pleads for Mossad 'Quiet' Amid Israeli Prisoner X Scandal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appealed on Sunday for the public spotlight on Israel’s Mossad spy agency to be turned off after news of the jailhouse suicide of a reported Australian recruit.Read More

Chuck Hagel Faces New Jewish Snag Over Israel 'Adjunct' Comment


Two centrist Jewish groups called for further review of Chuck Hagel’s record in light of an account of a 2007 speech in which he allegedly said the State Department acted as an “adjunct” of Israel’s foreign ministry.Read More

Israeli Woman Barred From French Parliament


The Constitutional Council of France has nullified the recent election of Daphna Poznanski-Benhamou, a French-Israeli citizen, to the National Assembly.Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu's Ice Cream Drama Lures Crowd to Jerusalem Gelateria

By Zvi Zrahiya (Haaretz)

Hundreds of curious customers flocked over the weekend to Glida Metudela, the Jerusalem ice-cream parlor recently outed as the beneficiary of a generous government contract.Read More

Why Didn't Pope Benedict Tweet Resignation News?

By Reuters

Pope Benedict decided not to announce his resignation on Twitter, which he joined last year in a foray into social media that has reaped uncertain spiritual returns and could be curtailed by his successor.Read More

Israel Treats 5 Syrians Wounded in Civil War

By Reuters

Israeli soldiers treated five Syrians who had been wounded in fighting between Syrian government forces and rebels near Israel’s security fence on the Golan Heights, the Israeli military said on Saturday.Read More

Star of David More Widely Recognized Than Twitter Icon

By Anne Cohen

Almost 90% of Americans recognize the Star of David as a Jewish symbol. That beat the Twitter icon, which was known to 79% of people who took a poll.Read More

Jewish Lawmaker Steve Cohen Tweeted at Model Love Child During State of Union

By Forward Staff

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) said the gorgeous Texas model he exchanged familiar Tweets with during the State of the Union address is his love child from a fling 25 years ago.Read More

NY Gay Center Will Allow Israel-Related Events

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

A New York gay community center announced February 15 that it had lifted a moratorium on events relating to Israel days after coming under heavy criticism for barring a prominent gay scholar from speaking about her new book on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Read More

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