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European Powers Propose Gaza Ceasefire Monitor Plan

By Reuters

Britain, France and Germany have floated the idea of creating a monitoring and verification mechanism for any future ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip to prevent future conflicts, a senior British diplomat said on Friday.Read More

Prominent Turkish Jewish Couple Murdered in Home


A prominent Turkish Jewish couple were found murdered in their Istanbul home.Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu Vows 'Heavy Price' for 4-Year-Old Israeli Killed by Rocket

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A mortar bomb fired from Gaza killed a four-year-old Israeli child in a border collective farm on Friday, Israeli security sources said.Read More

Met Council Considering Lubavitcher Rabbi Moshe Wiener as CEO Replacement

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty is considering hiring Rabbi Moshe Wiener, the ultra-Orthodox head of the JCC of Greater Coney Island, to replace departing CEO David Frankel.Read More

Jewish School in Denmark Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Graffiti


A Jewish school in Denmark’s capital city was vandalized this week — its windows broken and anti-Semitic graffiti spray-painted on the building.Read More

Ashdod Synagogue Hit By Rocket From Gaza, 3 Injured


An Ashdod synagogue was hit by a rocket Friday afternoon, injuring three people lightly.Read More

75 Percent of Israeli Jews Oppose Intermarriage, New Poll Says


Three-quarters of Israeli Jews and nearly two-thirds of Israeli Arabs would not marry someone from a different religion, according to a poll.Read More

Helen Bamber, British Jewish Human Rights Activist, Dies at 89


Jewish Human rights activist Helen Bamber, who founded organizations to help victims of torture and violence, has died at 89.Read More

CBS To Adapt 'Friday Night Dinner,' British Sitcom About Jewish Family


CBS will adapt a British sitcom about a Jewish family, called “Friday Night Dinner.”Read More

Hamas Executes 18 People Accused of Collaborating With Israel


Hamas-led gunmen in Gaza executed 18 Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel on Friday, a day after Israel tracked down and killed three top Hamas commanders, the highest-ranking militants to be killed in the six-week war.Read More

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