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Evelyn Lauder Dies, Led Pink-Ribbon Campaign

By JTA

Evelyn Lauder, who pioneered the pink ribbon as the symbol of breast cancer awareness, has died.Read More


Brooklyn March Protests Anti-Semitic Vandalism

By Forward Staff

Scores of people marched through a Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn Sunday to protest the anti-Semitic vandalism that struck the area.Read More


Bibi Clamps Down on Free Speech: Opposition

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government has set upon itself to limit free speech and declare war on Israel’s judicial system, Labor leader MK Shelly Yachimovich said on Sunday, adding that a wave of recent Likud bills was pushing Israel away from the democratic world.Read More


GOP Candidates Spar on Iran in Debate

By JTA

Three Republican candidates for president said they would go to war if Iran obtained a nuclear weapon.Read More


Jerusalem Mayor Wants Women Back on Posters

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat on Sunday urged District Police Commander Niso Shaham to put a stop to the exclusion of women’s images from billboards across the city, and to the defacing of advertisements on which women do appear, both trends initiated of late by the local ultra-Orthodox sector.Read More


Israel Moves To Limit Funds for Rights Groups

By Haaretz

The Ministerial Committee for Legislation on Sunday approved two bills that would limit foreign funding for Israeli human rights organizations.Read More


Dead Sea Falls Short in 7 Wonders Vote

By Forward Staff

A headline-grabbing mass nude photo shoot was not enough to catapult the Dead Sea into the short list of the world’s most amazing natural wonders.Read More


10,000 Rally to Remember Yitzhak Rabin

By Haaretz

Around 10,000 people gathered in Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv on Saturday evening for a memorial for the late Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, who was assassinated 16 years ago by a right-wing Jewish extremist.Read More


Anti-Semitic Vandals Strike in Brooklyn

By Paul Berger

Police have launched an investigation into an anti-Semitic arson attack in Brooklyn.Read More


Hezbollah Warns: War on Iran Would Spread

By Haaretz

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah warned Friday that an Israeli or U.S. strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities will lead to a regional war.Read More





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