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IKEA Yanks Meatballs Over Europe Horsemeat Fears

By Reuters

IKEA halted sales of its trademark Swedish meatballs in 13 European countries after tests in the Czech Republic on Monday showed the product contained horsemeat.Read More

Israel Successfully Tests New Missile Defense

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Israel carried out a successful test of its upgraded Arrow interceptor system on Monday, which is designed to destroy in space the kind of missiles held by Syria and Iran, the Israeli Defence Ministry said.Read More

Glitterati Shmooze at Oscars After-Parties as Michael Feinstein Tinkles Ivories

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Hollywood’s elite headed into the night to celebrate or commiserate at a list of glitzy parties in Tinseltown after walking the red carpet and watching the year’s Academy Awards presented.Read More

Israel Worries About New Palestinian Uprising as West Bank Protests Rage

By Reuters

Israel’s homeland security minister voiced concern on Monday that a surge of violent Palestinian protests in the occupied West Bank could erupt into a new Intifada (uprising) if confrontations turned deadly.Read More

Documentaries About Israel Shut Out at Oscars

By Forward Staff

The Academy Award for Best Documentary went to “Searching for Sugar Man,” shutting out both “The Gatekeepers” and “5 Broken Cameras,” two films that were extremely critical of Israel’s policies toward the Palestinians.Read More

Palestinians Say Detainee Was Tortured to Death

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Palestinian officials said on Sunday a Palestinian detainee who died in an Israeli prison was tortured before his death, but Israel said autopsy findings were preliminary and inconclusive.Read More

Principal of Chabad Jewish School in Paris Failed to Report Abuse: Report


The principal of a Jewish school in Paris was indicted for failing to report the sexual abuse of minors.Read More

Chuck Hagel Trashed as 'Unqualified' by John McCain

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Republican Senator John McCain on Sunday said his former colleague Chuck Hagel was not qualified to be U.S. defense secretary but the Senate would likely vote on his nomination rather than hold it up with procedural hurdles.Read More

Israel Demands Palestinians End Widespread Protests

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Israel on Sunday demanded the Palestinian Authority stem a surge of anti-Israeli protests ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to the region next month.Read More

John Kerry Pushes Mideast Peace on First Trip

By Reuters

John Kerry views his first trip as U.S. secretary of state as a listening tour, but the leaders he meets will want to hear whether he has any new ideas on Syria, Iran and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Read More

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