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German Museum Hangs Nazi-Looted Painting Backwards


A museum in Germany has come up with a novel plan to buy back a painting stolen from a Jewish collector during the Nazi era.Read More

Presidents Conference Wants Hunt for White House 'Chickenshit' Leaker


A major Jewish American policy group called on the White House to “hold to account” an anonymous official who slurred Benjamin Netanyahu, while another declared the matter closed.Read More

Boycott Israel Activists Claim Credit for SodaStream Factory Closing


The Israeli firm SodaStream, which has been a target of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, is closing its West Bank factory — and anti-Israel activists claimed credit for forcing the move.Read More

Temple Mount Closed After 'Assassination' Try on Activist Yehuda Glick


Israel closed the Temple Mount to Muslim worshippers and to both Jewish and non-Jewish visitors in the wake of the attempted assassination of an Israeli activist.Read More

Jerusalem Boils as Suspect Killed in Shooting of Temple Mount Activist

By Luke Baker

Violence erupts after Israeli police kill a Palestinian suspected in the shooting of a far-right Jewish activist — and the Temple Mount is completely closed.Read More

Right-Wing Jewish Activist Yehuda Glick Shot After Temple Mount Conference

By Forward Staff

A prominent right-wing Israeli activist was shot and seriously wounded in a drive-by attack outside a Jerusalem conference about the future of the Temple Mount.Read More

Israel Finance Chief Balks at Funding Settlements


Israel’s finance minister, Yair Lapid, said he would not agree to invest funds in West Bank settlements.Read More

Jewish Women Take On Human Trafficking


The National Council of Jewish Women has partnered in an online petition calling on President Obama to fund programs that fight human trafficking and assist victims.Read More

SodaStream Will Shut West Bank Factory

By Reuters

SodaStream, the Israeli at-home soda machine maker, is closing its controversial West Bank factory as part of a cost-cutting campaign amid poor financial results.Read More

Feud Escalates Over 'No Guts' Jibe at Benjamin Netanyahu

By Reuters

An anonymous U.S. official’s reported description of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a “chickenshit,” or worthless coward, drew a sharp response on Wednesday from the Israeli leader - no stranger to acrimony with the Obama administration.Read More

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