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White Supremacist Targeted ADL's Foxman

By JTA

A white supremacist who was arrested after informing his wife that he planned to kill Jews and blacks may have had plans to target the leader of the Anti-Defamation League, the FBI said.Read More


Wiesel Calls Holocaust Imagery 'Vile Sight'

By Haaretz

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel severely criticized a recent ultra-Orthodox protest that employed Holocaust imagery on Monday, calling it a “vile sight.”Read More


Barghouti Declares Peace Process 'Dead'

By Haaretz

The Palestinian Authority should cease peace negotiations with Israel and concentrate on popular struggle and efforts to achieve membership in the United Nations, imprisoned Fatah strongman Marwan Barghouti said on Tuesday, adding that it was useless to breathe life into a “dead body.”Read More


Abbas Warns of New Measures if Talks Fail

By Haaretz

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas threatened Tuesday to take “new measures” against Israel attempts to renew Mideast peace talks fail, as meeting between chief Israeli and Palestinian negotiators commences in Amman.Read More


Haredi Site Depicts Police Chief as Hitler

By Haaretz

Ultra-Orthodox Jews of the Meah She’arim neighborhood took protests up a notch Monday when they posted images of Jerusalem District Commander Niso Shaham characterized as Adolf Hitler onto the Internet. Accompanying the images of Shaham, dressed in SS uniform, was a caption that read “Adolf Niso Shaham — mass murderer.”Read More


Jerzy Kluger, Pope's Jewish Confidant, Dies

By JTA

Jerzy Kluger, a Polish-born Jew who was a lifelong friend of the late Pope John Paul II, has died in Rome at 90.Read More


Israeli, Palestinian Officials Convene in Jordan

By Haaretz

For the first time in months, official Israeli government representatives will meet with Palestinian officials in Amman on Tuesday, at the behest of King Abdullah of Jordan.Read More


IDF: Troops Must Attend Events Where Women Sing

By JTA

Religious Israel Defense Forces soldiers will not be excused from official military ceremonies at which women sing, according to an official ruling.Read More


Eric Cantor: 'I Care About the Poor'

By Forward Staff

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, asked in a nationally televised interview why most Jews are Democrats, invoked the idea of tikkun olam, the Jewish mandate to repair the world, which the Virginia Republican called “a very charitable concept.”Read More


Kosher Shredded Cheese Is Recalled

By JTA

The World Cheese Company, producer of Haolam and Miller’s kosher cheese products, issued a voluntary recall of some shredded cheese packaged in a Wisconsin plant.Read More





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