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Ex-Federation Worker Charged in ID Theft Scam

By Forward Staff

A worker at UJA-Federation in New York allegedly led a $2 million identity theft ring that targeted top donors to the charitable organization.Read More


Barak Predicts Assad Gone by Spring

By JTA

Ehud Barak predicted to a group of schoolchildren that Syrian dictator Bashar Assad would be removed from power by Passover.Read More


Lipstadt Blasts 'Abuse' of Holocaust by Politicians

By Haaretz

Renowned Holocaust historian Deborah Lipstadt says that American and Israeli politicians who invoke the Holocaust for contemporary political purposes are engaging in “Holocaust abuse”, which is similar to “soft-core denial” of the Holocaust.Read More


Barak and Obama Set To Meet Today

By JTA

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak will meet with President Obama on Friday morning, acording to sources.Read More


Christopher Hitchens Dies at 62

By JTA

Christopher Hitchens, the British-born atheist and iconoclast who discovered in adulthood that he was of Jewish descent, took on everyone from Henry Kissinger to Mother Teresa.Read More


Boston Teacher Refuses Deal in Sex Abuse Case

By JTA

A rabbi who taught at a Boston-area Jewish day school has refused a plea deal over sexual abuse charges.Read More


Susan Rice Tells Presidents U.N. Still 'Vital'

The United States must remain engaged with the United Nations, its envoy to the international body told the Jewish community’s foreign policy umbrella.Read More


Israel Goes Gaga for Rare Geese

By Haaretz

Mere days after the Hula Valley reservation was graced with a rare visit by a flock of singing swans, another aviary wonder has made its way to northern Israel, this time by the equally rare Bean Goose.Read More


European Union Funds Preservation of Auschwitz

By JTA

The European Union has donated more than $5 million to preserve the site of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp.Read More


Israel Bill Seeks To Legalize Settler Land Grabs

The Ministerial Committee for Legislation is due to discuss Sunday a bill that would legalize construction on private Palestinian land, Haaretz learned on Thursday.Read More





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