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'Girls' and 'Homeland' Grab TV Golden Globes

By Reuters

Post 9/11 psychological thriller “Homeland” was the big winner of the Golden Globe awards for television drama on Sunday for the second season running, while brash newcomer “Girls” and its struggling New York 20-somethings took home top comedy honors.Read More

Netanyahu Runs as Israel's Strong Man

By Reuters

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a simple message as he seeks a third term in office - he is a strong man and a vote for him at parliamentary elections on Jan. 22 means Israel will be a powerful nation.Read More

MIT Chief Orders Review After Aaron Swartz Suicide

By Forward Staff

The president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology reportedly announced Sunday that he has ordered a review of the university’s actions in a hacking case against internet activist Aaron Swartz, who killed himself over the weekend.Read More

Jewish Couple Found Slain in Florida Home


The deaths of a Toronto Jewish couple found in their winter home in south Florida are being investigated as a double homicide.Read More

GOP Adds 'Temperament' to Chuck Hagel Questions

By Reuters

Opponents of President Barack Obama’s choice of Chuck Hagel to become the next U.S. defense secretary stepped up criticism of the Republican former senator on Sunday, with one lawmaker questioning whether Hagel has the right temperament for the job.Read More

Death Row Inmate Loses Jewish Prayer Appeal


A Kentucky death row inmate was denied his request to pray on the Jewish Sabbath in the prison’s chapel.Read More

Huge Rally Denounces Russia's Adoption Ban

By Reuters

Tens of thousands of people, some denouncing President Vladimir Putin as a “child-killer”, marched through Moscow on Sunday to protest against a ban on Americans adopting Russian children.Read More

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef Released From Hospital

By Reuters

A 92-year-old Israeli rabbi who serves as the spiritual head of a powerful ultra-Orthodox political party was released from hospital on Sunday after treatment for a suspected minor stroke.Read More

Treasury Says No to $1T Platinum Coin Plan

By Reuters

So much for the $1 trillion platinum coin idea.Read More

Jewish Candidate Loses Czech Presidential Race

By Reuters

Jan Fischer stood to become the Czech Republic’s first Jewish president. He was favored to make a run-off but was instead trounced in the first round.Read More

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