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California Synagogue Director Sentenced to Prison for Embezzlement

By JTA

The former executive director of a synagogue in La Jolla, Calif., was sentenced to 18 months in prison for embezzlement.Read More


Over 100 Jewish Groups Join People’s Climate March in New York

By JTA

More than 100 Jewish organizations participated in the People’s Climate March in New York as part of the Jewish Climate Campaign.Read More


Israel Establishing National Cyber Defense Authority

By JTA

Israel will launch a national cyber defense authority to defend civilians against cyber threats.Read More


Coney Island Jewish Agency Gets $500K for Sandy Repairs

By JTA

The Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island was awarded almost $500,000 in federal funding to repair damages that occurred during Superstorm Sandy.Read More


Pat Robertson Dubs Religious Freedom Activist ‘Little Jewish Radical’

By JTA

Pat Robertson called an activist for religious freedoms in the military a “little Jewish radical” in condemning the U.S. Air Force for making “so help me God” an optional part of its oath.Read More


Politicians Slam Lapid for Shabbat News Conference

By JTA

Politicians from the left and Orthodox parties criticized Finance Minister Yair Lapid for calling a news conference on Shabbat.Read More


London Removes Haredi Posters Telling Women Where To Walk

By JTA

Posters in English and Yiddish telling women which side of the road they can walk on were recently removed from an ultra-Orthodox neighborhood in London.Read More


New Zealand's Jewish Prime Minister Wins Third Term

By JTA

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, the son of a Jewish refugee from Europe, was returned for a third term as leader of the South Pacific island nation.Read More


Israel, Palestinians To Resume Ceasefire Talks in Cairo

By JTA

Indirect cease-fire talks between Israel and the Palestinians will resume this week.Read More


Vienna Museum Returns Nazi-Looted Painting

By Reuters

A Jewish museum in Vienna returned a painting that was seized by the Nazis in 1938 to the artist’s grandnieces on Friday, part of a wider move in Austria to deal with art illegally acquired after Germany annexed the country in 1938.Read More


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