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Kippah-Clad New Zealand Boy, 4, Smacked On Head

By JTA

A 4-year-old boy wearing a kipah was slapped on his head as he walked home from a Chabad house in Auckland, New Zealand.Read More


Italian Aliyah Expected To Double in 2014

By JTA

Italy is experiencing a sharp upsurge in Jews making aliyah.Read More


Palestinian Home Torched, Owner Blames Israeli Settlers

By Reuters

A Palestinian home was torched in the occupied West Bank on Sunday and “Death to Arabs” daubed on a wall in Hebrew, in an attack that its owner blamed on Jewish settlers.Read More


Israeli Cabinet Approves Controversial Jewish Nation-State Bill

By JTA

Israel’s Cabinet passed a controversial bill that would identify Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people.Read More


Pollard’s First Parole Application Rejected

By JTA

Jonathan Pollard was turned down for his first application for parole.Read More


14 Honored for Saving Jews in the Netherlands

By JTA

Israeli diplomats serving in the Netherlands honored 14 non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust.Read More


National Archives Makes Postwar Shanghai Visa Records Available

By JTA

The U.S. National Archives is opening to researchers postwar visa application records from the U.S. consulate in Shanghai, a potential trove for information about Holocaust refugees in that city.Read More


Palestinian Man Approaching Gaza Fence Shot by IDF Troops

By JTA

Israeli troops shot a Palestinian man in northern Gaza, killing him, Palestinian officials said.Read More


Hitler Watercolor Sells for $161K

By Reuters

A 1914 watercolor by Adolf Hitler fetched 130,000 euros ($161,000) at auction in the German city of Nuremberg on Saturday, the auctioneers said.Read More


West May Drop Demand for Iran Nuclear 'Confession'

By Reuters

Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday there were still serious gaps in talks over Iran’s nuclear program despite signs of some progress two days before a deadline to reach a deal between Tehran and major powers.Read More


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