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Stunning Reality TV Star Wins 'Miss Jewish Star' Pageant


Linor Shefer, an Israeli-American reality television star who was born in Ukraine, won Moscow’s first “Miss Jewish Star” beauty pageant.Read More

2,000-Year-Old Stone Engraved to Roman Emperor Hadrian Unearthed


A fragment of a stone engraved with an inscription dedicated to the Roman emperor Hadrian was discovered in Jerusalem.Read More

Jack the Ripper Likely Not Jewish After All

By Julie Wiener

You can rest easy. Turns out Jack the Ripper might not have been Jewish after all.Read More

Hundreds Protest To Denounce 'Klinghoffer' at Met Debut

By Reuters

Rudy Giuliani, a former New York City mayor, led a rally outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday to protest the company’s production of “The Death of Klinghoffer,” which some have called anti-Semitic and sympathetic to terrorism.Read More

Jerusalem Bus Ads Featuring Women in Prayer Shawls Vandalized


Several public buses featuring photos of young women wearing kippot and prayer shawls were vandalized in Jerusalem.Read More

Israeli Chief Rabbinate Will Review Rabbi Freundel's Conversions

By Judy Maltz

Israel’s Chief Rabbinate is reviewing the validity of conversions performed by Rabbi Barry Freundel — despite the U.S. ruling that the ‘peeping’ rabbi’s conversions ‘remain halakhically valid.’Read More

Arab-Israeli Team Hails Ex-Knesset Lawmaker Accused of Treason


An Arab-Israeli soccer team honored a former Knesset lawmaker who fled Israel amid accusations of treason and espionage.Read More

U.N. Experts Question Israel About Palestinian's Rights

By Reuters

U.N. experts questioned Israeli officials on Monday over alleged rights abuses ranging from the demolition of Palestinian houses to mistreatment of detainees and limited Palestinian access to water.Read More

Heirs to German Jews Sue UBS To Recover Art Collection Stolen by Nazis


The relatives of German Jews whose art collection was seized by the Nazis have sued UBS, claiming the Swiss bank cheated them out of their inheritance.Read More

Nazi Killers Collected Millions in Social Security


Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments after being forced out of the United States, an investigation by The Associated Press found.Read More

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