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Federations Want Vigilance After France Shooting

By JTA

The security arm of the U.S. Jewish federations asked Jewish officials to remain vigilant in the wake of a deadly attack on a French Jewish school, citing the possibility of copycat attacks.Read More


Wilpons To Pay $162 Million for Madoff Suit

By JTA

The owners of the New York Mets will pay up to $162 million to settle a “clawback” lawsuit filed in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme.Read More


France Shooting Brings Tensions to Fore

By Haaretz

The shooting that killed four Monday at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France brings the nation’s long-simmering ethnic tensions back to the fore.Read More


Bibi Calls France Shooting 'Despicable' Attack

By Haaretz

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that the shooting at a Jewish high school in the southern French city of Toulouse is a “despicable murder,” and that he is certain that French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his government “will do everything in their power to find the murderer, and I promise that Israel will help France in this task.”Read More


Israeli, French Officials Express Shock Over Shooting Rampage

By Haaretz

Israel and the French Jewish community expressed shock Monday over the attack on a Toulouse Jewish school that killed four and left one seriously wounded.Read More


Four Killed at Jewish School in France

By Haaretz

Four people were killed when a man opened fire Monday inside a Jewish school in Toulouse, France. Police are urging increased vigilance in Jewish neighborhoods in the region.Read More


Netanyahu Lauded at Evangelical Christian Gathering

By Haaretz

American Evangelical pastor John Hagee — who heads the largest pro-Israel lobby group in the United States — half jokingly compared Benjamin Netanyahu to the Messiah on Sunday night, as he waited for the delayed prime minister to arrive at a Jerusalem hotel to address the crowd.Read More


Barak Sells Swank Pad for $7 Million

By Haaretz

Defense Minister Ehud Barak has sold his luxury apartment in the Akirov Towers in Tel Aviv for 26.5 million shekels, or about $7 million.Read More


Online Call for Peace Takes Off in Israel

By Haaretz

An online call for peace initiated by an Israeli couple has managed to achieve the support of 1,000 Israelis and Iranians. And it all began with two posters.Read More


Baltimore Jewish Paper Ordered To Liquidate Assets

By JTA

A federal bankruptcy judge has ordered a trustee to run Alter Communications, the publishing firm of the Baltimore Jewish Times that was unable to reorganize under Chapter 11.Read More


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