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Money Man Blows $65K on High-End Dating

By JTA

A New York securities trader who has spent more than $65,000 on high-end matchmaking services is calling them a “rip-off,” the New York Post reported.Read More


Obama Led From 'Behind' on Mideast, Mitt Says

By JTA

President Obama has led “from behind” on the Middle East, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney charged in a foreign policy speech.Read More


Netanyahu Heavily Favored in Snap Election

By Reuters

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced he would seek an early Israeli election, a ballot that political commentators said would likely take place in January or February.Read More


Netanyahu Calls for Early Election

By Forward Staff

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will issue a statement on Tuesday evening, his office said, amid speculation that he would call an early national election that polls suggest he can win comfortably.Read More


Schumer: Wealthy Must Pay Share of Taxes

By Reuters

A top Senate Democrat on Tuesday called for scrapping a tax reform model of lowering tax rates for all Americans that has been the rule since Ronald Reagan was president, and instead said the rich should pay more to help pare federal deficits.Read More


French Jew Scoops Physics Nobel Prize

By JTA

Serge Haroche, a French-Jewish physicist, has won the Nobel Prize in Physics jointly with David Wineland from the United States.Read More


Church Leaders Slam U.S. 'Unconditional' Israel Aid

By JTA

Fifteen leaders of U.S. churches and other faith-based organizations have asked Congress to reevaluate U.S. military aid to Israel.Read More


Iran Can Manage Hit From Sanctions: IMF

By Reuters

Iran will manage to bring its high inflation lower and return to growth next year despite Western sanctions over its nuclear programme, according to projections from the International Monetary Fund.Read More


Supreme Court Takes Up Affirmative Action Case

By Reuters

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday is set to hear arguments on whether colleges and universities can continue to favor minority candidates in admissions policies.Read More


Slovenia May Vote To Ban Kosher Slaughter

By JTA

Slovenia’s National Assembly is set to vote on a proposed ban on all ritual slaughter, which the European Union member country’s government recently submitted for approval.Read More


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