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U.S. Rejects Columbia Civil Rights Claim

By Naomi Zeveloff

Federal authorities rejected a civil rights complaint that claimed an Orthodox student was told to avoid a class because the professor is critical of Israel.Read More


Israel Warns of Terror Threat in Thailand

By Haaretz

Israel’s Counter-Terrorism Bureau warned Israeli citizens on Friday to stay away from Thailand’s capital, following the arrest of a Hezbollah militant suspected of planning a terrorist attack in the city.Read More


Canadian Conservative Shul Hosts Gay Wedding

A Winnipeg synagogue is about to become the first Conservative shul in Canada to host a same-sex wedding ceremony.Read More


Ex-Congressman Jailed for Helping Hamas Charity

By JTA

A former Michigan congressman and deputy UN ambassador was sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison on for assisting a charity accused of funding Hamas and other terrorist groups.Read More


New Jersey Rabbi Recounts Terrifying Firebomb Attack

By Forward Staff

New Jersey rabbi recounts terrifying firebomb attackRead More


Cantor Delegation Tours Middle East

By JTA

A congressional delegation led by Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) discussed Iran with U.S. allies in the region.Read More


Placido Domingo Wins Wolf Prize for Arts

By JTA

Spanish tenor Placido Domingo has been named a recipient of Israel’s 2012 Wolf Prize.Read More


Obama Warns Iran Against Closing Straits

By Haaretz

President Barack Obama used secret channels to warn Iran against closing the Strait of Hormuz, the New York Times reported on Friday, amid recent tensions over the possible closing of the strategic waterway.Read More


Egypt Scraps Pilgrimage to Rabbi's Grave

By JTA

Egypt has cancelled an annual Jewish pilgrimage to the grave of a 19th-century Moroccan rabbi.Read More


Art Spiegelman Wins Jewish Book Award

By JTA

Author and illustrator Art Spiegelman and Israeli novelist Aharon Appelfeld are among the winners of the 2011 National Jewish Book Awards.Read More





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