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Family of Israeli Germanwings Crash Victim Blames Airline For Failing to Monitor Staff

By JTA

The family of the Israeli feared killed in the crash of Germanwings flight 4U 9525 accused the airline of failing to monitor its staff.Read More


After Grave Desecration,Tunisian President Vows to Protect Jews

By JTA

In the wake of the desecration of a Jewish sage’s grave, Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi promised a European rabbinical body he would protect his country’s Jews.Read More


Will Haredi Jews Embrace Pre-Nups Protecting Women from Becoming Agunot?

By Gabe Friedman

Breaking up, as the classic song notes, is generally hard to do. But in the Orthodox community, divorce can be particularly trying, especially for women.Read More


Republicans Introduce Bill Aimed at Preventing Israel Boycotts

By JTA

Two Republican congressmen introduced legislation to prevent boycotts of Israel.Read More


Y.U. To Issue Mass Layoff Warnings to Einstein Med School Staff

By Jesse Lempel

More than 2,500 employees at Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine will soon get notices from the school warning that they could be laid off this summer.Read More


French Company Pulls Out of Jerusalem Cable Car Project

By JTA

A French company pulled out of a Jerusalem cable car project, saying it wanted “to avoid any political interpretation.”Read More


UN: Israeli Settlements May Have Already Killed Two-State Bid

By Reuters

Israeli settlements on occupied land wanted by the Palestinians may have already killed a possible two-state solution, said the United Nations Middle East envoy on Thursday.Read More


Jewish Fraternity Shut Down At University of Michigan

By JTA

Sigma Alpha Mu, the historically Jewish fraternity known as Sammy, is shutting down its University of Michigan chapter in the aftermath of an incident that resulted in criminal charges against its president.Read More


Gaza Rocket Attacks Are Palestinian War Crimes, Amnesty International Says

By JTA

Several rocket attacks launched at Israel from inside the Gaza Strip amount to war crimes, Amnesty International said.Read More


Staten Island Teen Charged with Hate Crime for Arabic Graffiti

By JTA

A 15-year-old student was charged with criminal mischief as a hate crime for writing “death for Jewish religion” in Arabic on a poster at a Staten Island junior high school.Read More


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