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Dutch Prince Dedicates Jewish Quarter Center


The intended king of the Netherlands, Prince Willem-Alexander, officiated at the dedication of the new Jewish cultural quarter in Amsterdam.Read More

Israeli Astronaut's Name Dumped at Space Center


A space center that opened in the Arab-Israeli city of Taybeh was not named for the late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon following opposition from city residents.Read More

Terror Victims File $1B Suit Over Bank Transfers


The families of five of the students killed in the 2008 terrorist attack on the Mercaz Harav Yeshiva in Jerusalem have filed a $1 billion lawsuit against the Bank of China for making money transfers to Hamas.Read More

Strauss-Kahn Plots Comeback After Sex Woes

By Reuters

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief whose French presidential ambitions were shattered by a sex scandal last year, is making a comeback in business and at conferences.Read More

Jewish Schoolboy Beaten at Paris Bus Stop


Two men hit and threatened a Jewish schoolboy at a Paris bus stop, according to the security unit of France’s Jewish community, SPCJ.Read More

Casino Boom Spotlights Adelson's Chinese Links

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The Chinese gambling boom has been a godsend for Sheldon Adelson and Las Vegas gaming houses. What influence does Asian organized crime have at casinos in Macau?Read More

Colombia's President Wins Shalom Award


Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was awarded the Shalom Prize for his commitment to seeking peace in his country and worldwide.Read More

Seeing Little Choice, Arabs Back Obama

By Reuters

Many in the Middle East believe Barack Obama failed to deliver on promises of a new U.S. approach in the region but still prefer him to presidential rival Mitt Romney, who they see as too close to Israel and too keen to project U.S. military might.Read More

Jews Say Action 'Too Late' on Holocaust-Denier

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A rebel Catholic traditionalist group has expelled British-born Bishop Richard Williamson who deeply embarrassed the Vatican by denying the Holocaust shortly before he was readmitted to the Church three years ago.Read More

60 Rockets Rain Down on Southern Israel


More than 60 rockets and mortar shells fired from Gaza have hit southern Israel in the last 24 hours, striking several homes and injuring three.Read More

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