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Benjamin Netanyahu Will Talk Iran (Plus Syria and Palestinians) on Obama Trip

By Reuters

Iran’s nuclear ambitions, the civil war in Syria and stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts will top the agenda of U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday.Read More

Chandra Levy Murder Mystery Deepens as Judge Refuses To Open Hearing

By Forward Staff

The mystery of the Chandra Levy murder has deepened as a judge refused to open hearings into an issue with a witness that could potentially overturn the conviction in the sensational case.Read More

Jack Lew Faces $1M Caymans Snag on Path to Treasury Confirmation

By Reuters

Jack Lew, President Barack Obama’s pick to be U.S. treasury secretary, is expected to come under fire for the administration’s budget policies and a nearly $1 million bonus he received from bailed-out bank Citigroup when he testifies on Wednesday before a Senate panel vetting him for the job.Read More

Israel's '67 Veterans Join Western Wall Protests

By Judy Maltz (Haaretz)

Israel army paratroopers who liberated the Western Wall during the 1967 Six Day War will be joining Women of the Wall at the organization’s monthly prayer service on Monday morning, it announced Saturday.Read More

History of Jews in Quebec Explored in New Class

By Anne Cohen

Montreal’s Université de Montréal has launched a new course this semester that asks the question: “Who are the Jews of Quebec?”Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu's Israel Coalition Partner Rules Out Peace With Palestinians

By Reuters

Israel has no chance of signing a permanent peace accord with the Palestinians and should instead seek a long-term interim deal, the most powerful political partner of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday.Read More

3 Forgotten Victims of Entebbe Rescue

By Gil Izikovich (Haaretz)

Robert Maimoni watched with tears in his eyes observing the moments of national ecstasy that were generated by Operation Entebbe. His young son was killed in the rescue.Read More

Egypt Blocks YouTube Over Notorious Anti-Islam Flick

By Reuters

An Egyptian court ordered the suspension of online video service YouTube for a month on Saturday for broadcasting a film insulting the Prophet Mohammad, state media reported.Read More

New England Shuls Close Amid Blizzard


Some synagogues have cancelled services ahead of a potentially historic blizzard.Read More

Nechemya Weberman's 103-Year Sentence Cut In Half

By Forward Staff

The 103-year prison sentence a judge slapped on convicted child molester Nechemya Weberman was reportedly slashed by more than half.Read More

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