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Group of Jewish Diners Abused in Krakow

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A group of Jews patronizing a restaurant in Krakow said they were verbally and physically attacked by waiters.Read More


Toulouse Victims Hope To Block Killer's Tape

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Relatives of the victims of Toulouse killer Mohammed Merah will seek to prevent the media from broadcasting recordings of the late French Muslim gunman.Read More


Bibi Faces Dilemma on 'No Occupation' Report

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his advisers knew very well why they were keeping a low profile on the report. In retrospect, it isn’t certain that Netanyahu would even have appointed the committee, which was convened under pressure from the Likud ministers who wanted something to offer the more right-wing camp of Moshe Feiglin, which represents a significant proportion of the party’s central committee.Read More


Ron Lauder Takes Over Israeli News Site

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Ronald Lauder is expected to acquire complete control of an Israeli news website and has plans to establish a new English-language website about Israel.Read More


Wiesel Joins Canada Push for Refugee Health

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Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel joined a growing list of Jewish leaders who are calling on Canada to reverse changes to legislation that denies health care to refugee claimants.Read More


Jewish, Muslim Students Meet To Promote Dialogue

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Dozens of Jewish and Muslim student leaders are meeting in Bratislava, Slovakia to promote inter-religious dialogue through backdoor channels.Read More


Bedouin Town Welcomes African Immigrants

By Haaretz

Over the past two months the Bedouin town of Rahat has become a city of refuge for Sudanese migrants, who are trying to avoid being located by Interior Ministry inspectors and deported to South Sudan.Read More


Mediterranean Earthquake Rattles Israel

By Haaretz

An earthquake in Rhodes measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale was felt on Monday afternoon in various areas in Israel.Read More


Nathan Englander Wins Short Story Prize

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American-Jewish author Nathan Englander has been awarded the 2012 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award for his short story collection What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank.Read More


Boycott of West Bank Products Is Legal: Expert

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European governments are fully within their legal rights to boycott products made by Jews in the West Bank, a British legal expert has concluded.Read More





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