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California Synagogue Director Sentenced to Prison for Embezzlement


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


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


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


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’


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


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


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


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


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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