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Romney Stumbles on Libya Attack in Debate

By JTA

President Barack Obama scored a hit on Mitt Romney when the challenger stumbled over the attack in Benghazi, Libya in the second presidential debate, while the GOP candidate tried to raise the issue of relations with Israel.Read More


Calls To Free Anti-Islam Film Poster

By Reuters

An Egyptian Coptic Christian arrested on suspicion of posting online an anti-Islam film that ignited Muslim protests around the world should be freed immediately, Amnesty International said on Tuesday.Read More


Wounded Pakistani Girl Praised for Education Stand

By JTA

The Pakistani teenage girl who was shot in the head for speaking out against the Taliban was honored at an Anti-Defamation League concert.Read More


Jewish Groups Want Anti-Islam Ad Profits for Charity

By JTA

Some national Jewish organizations joined a coalition of religious groups calling on the Washington Metro system to donate profits from an anti-Islam ad to charity.Read More


Even LeBron James Is State Secret at Gitmo

By Reuters

U .S. security restrictions governing the statements of five Guantanamo prisoners charged in the Sept. 11 plot are so stringent that one defendant’s assessment of basketball star LeBron James was treated as a top national secret for two months, his lawyer said on Tuesday.Read More


David Cameron Says Not Time to Strike Iran

By JTA

British Prime Minister David Cameron told members of London’s Jewish community that Israel should give sanctions against Iran more time to work.Read More


Activists Blast Mindy Meyer Over Elephant

By Seth Berkman

Animal rights activists say Brooklyn state Senate candidate Mindy Meyer should have known better than to hire a trained elephant for a campaign fundraiser.Read More


Hungary Man Gets 2 Years for Attack on Jew

By JTA

The assailant of a Budapest Jewish leader was sentenced to two years in prison 11 days after the attack.Read More


Jordan Holds Vote on Day After Israel

By Reuters

Jordan’s electoral commission set Jan. 23 as the date for early parliamentary elections on Tuesday after King Abdullah dissolved parliament halfway through its term, reacting to pressure to accelerate political reforms.Read More


Adelsons Give $500K to Pro-Boteach Super PAC

By JTA

Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife have given $500,000 to a Super PAC supporting Rabbi Shmuley Boteach’s bid for Congress.Read More


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