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Sylvia Ettinger, Camp Ramah Founder, Dies at 95

By JTA

Sylvia Cuttler Ettenberg, a veteran Jewish educator and a founder of Camp Ramah, has died.Read More


Head of Virginia Holocaust Museum Is Ousted

By JTA

The Virginia Holocaust Museum ousted its executive director and president, Jay Ipson.Read More


Putin: Russia Wants To Resolve Iran Standoff

By Haaretz

Israel and Russia will continue consultations geared at resolving the nuclear standoff with Iran through peaceful means, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a joint press conference with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, adding that Israel-Russia relations are based on a “deep friendship.”Read More


Ezra Merkin Pays $400M To Settle Madoff Suit

By JTA

Former money manager J. Ezra Merkin has agreed to turn over hundreds of millions of dollars to duped investors in Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme.Read More


Divided Court Backs Campaign Financing Law

By Forward Staff

A divided Supreme Court upheld its Citizens United decision that allows unlimited donations to political super-PACs, setting the stage for a dramatic partisan race for cash in the fall election.Read More


Plane Trailing Swastika Banner Stuns Beachgoers

By JTA

A swastika on the banner of an airplane startled beach-goers in New York and surrounding states.Read More


Tutu Condemns Israel's Anti-African Crackdown

By JTA

Archbishop Desmond Tutu responded to the outrage of a Jewish journalist in Cape Town over Israel’s policy towards African immigrants.Read More


Putin Arrives in Israel on Landmark Visit

By Haaretz

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Israel on Monday morning on an official state visit.Read More


Obama Calls Egypt's Morsi To Push Democracy

By JTA

President Obama called the winner and the loser of Egypt’s presidential election and emphasized preserving mutual interests, an allusion to the peace treaty with Israel and strong U.S.-Egyptian ties.Read More


Tel Aviv Writers Scrap Events To Protest Arrests

By Haaretz

At least two events scheduled for Tel Aviv’s annual White Night cultural celebration have been canceled, due to participants’ anger over the police’s use of brutality during the social protests that took place over the weekend.Read More


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