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Netanyahu Plays Haredi Card as Talks Stall

By Jonathan Lis (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened on Wednesday to open lightning-round negotiations with the ultra-Orthodox parties following the aggressive stance taken by Yesh Atid’s leader Yair Lapid.Read More

Jacques Torczyner, Zionist Leader, Dies at 98


Jacques Torczyner, a leader in the Zionist movement in the United States and around the world, has died.Read More

Winnipeg Fights Back Against Anti-Semitic '$Hitler's List' Vandals


Two prominent Jewish real-estate developers in central Canada are going to court to stop the distribution of anti-Semitic posters.Read More

New York Mets' Ban on Selling Kosher Hot Dogs at CitiField on Shabbat Is Upheld

By Renee Ghert-Zand

Long-suffering Amazin’s fans will have more than their team’s mediocre prospects for success to worry about this season. They’ll have to do without kosher hot dogs on Shabbat, too.Read More

Moscow Jews Get Emails, Free Matzo for Passover


The Russian Jewish Congress has partnered with one of the country’s leading Internet companies to deliver free matzah to Muscovite Jews.Read More

Israel Kills Palestinian Protester on West Bank

By Reuters

Israeli troops killed a Palestinian on Tuesday during a confrontation with a stone-throwing crowd in a flashpoint district of the occupied West Bank, both sides said.Read More

Belarus Drops Charges Against Jewish Leader


Prosecutors in Minsk dropped key charges from their indictment against Yuri Dorn, a leader of the Jewish community of Belarus.Read More

Intricate Model of 17th Century Polish Synagogue Goes on Display in Warsaw Museum


The reconstructed roof of a 17th-century synagogue was unveiled at Warsaw’s Museum of the History of Polish Jews.Read More

Shimon Peres Tells Europe to Step Up Pressure on Iran Over Nuclear Program

By Reuters

Israeli President Shimon Peres urged the European Union on Tuesday to step up pressure on Iran over its ballistic missile programme, as well as trying to curb its nuclear ambitions.Read More

Austria Leader Says Nation Should Not Forget Nazi Past

By Reuters

Austria cannot draw a line under its Nazi past despite the desire of many Austrians to so do, its president said on the 75th anniversary of the country’s annexation by Nazi Germany.Read More

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