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Many Turned to Social Media as Sandy Struck

By JTA

For many besieged by the wrath of Sandy in New York and elsewhere, social media outlets, especiallly Facebook and Twitter, became crucial lifelines.Read More


Iran Steps Back From Bomb: Ehud Barak

By Reuters

Iran has drawn back from its ambitions to build a nuclear weapon, Israel’s defence minister was quoted as saying on Tuesday, while warning that his country may still have to decide next year whether to launch a military strike against it.Read More


Damage and Death Toll From Sandy Rises

By Reuters

Millions of people were left reeling in the aftermath of monster storm Sandy on Tuesday as New York City and a wide swathe of the eastern United States struggled with epic flooding and massive power outages. The death toll climbed to at least 30.Read More


Sandy Curtails Air Travel From Israel to U.S.

By JTA

Flights between Israel and the United States continue to be delayed as superstorm Sandy continues to batter America’s northeast coast.Read More


Israel Minister Pushes Anti-African Crackdown

By JTA

Israeli Interior Minister Eli Yishai has asked the country’s prime minister and justice minister to order the detention of migrants from Sudan.Read More


Jewish Agency Calls for Western Wall Compromise

By JTA

A Jewish Agency committee has adopted a resolution calling for a “satisfactory approach” to prayer at the Western Wall.Read More


Anti-Semitic Dutch Fans Facing Punishment

By JTA

The director of a soccer team from the Dutch city of Utrecht has vowed to punish fans who sang anti-Semitic chants during a recent match.Read More


Rome Council Wants To Block Neo-Nazi SItes

By JTA

Rome’s provincial council is calling for websites that promote racism and anti-Semitism to be blocked and such online hatred criminalized.Read More


Europe NGO's Say Trade Boosts Israel Occupation

By JTA

Twenty-two European non-governmental organizations have accused the European Union of aiding Israeli settlements by trading with them.Read More


Northeast Paralyzed by Sandy's Surge

By Reuters

Sandy swamped New York with record floods, blacked out power to millions and brought the economy to a halt through much of the region.Read More


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