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Hundreds Attend Funeral for West Bank Passover Shooting Victim

By JTA

Hundreds attended the funeral for Israel Police Chief Superintendent Baruch Mizrahi, who was killed near Hebron while on his way to a Passover seder with his family.Read More


Temple Mount Closed as Passover Violence Flares

By Reuters

Israeli riot police entered one of Jerusalem’s most revered and politically sensitive religious compounds on Wednesday to disperse rock-throwing Palestinians opposed to any Jewish attempts to pray there.Read More


Extremist Lev Tahor Ultra-Orthodox Sect Wins Fight To Keep Children Near

By JTA

The haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor has successfully appealed a ruling to place 14 children in foster care in Quebec.Read More


Amsterdam Taxed Shoah Victims $10M

By JTA

The City of Amsterdam collected more than $10 million from Holocaust survivors who were charged ground lease fees for periods they spent in hiding or in concentration camps, researchers said.Read More


Tunisian Jews Stabbed on Djerba Island

By JTA

Police in Tunisia arrested a man they believe stabbed a local middle-aged Jew on the island of Djerba.Read More


NYPD Disbands Unit That Snooped on Muslims

By Reuters

The New York Police Department has disbanded a surveillance unit that targeted and monitored Muslim communities.Read More


Peace Talks Resume Amid Slim Hope of Breakthrough

By Reuters

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators will meet on Wednesday to try to extend peace talks beyond an April 29 deadline, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.Read More


White Supremacist Faces Possible Death Penalty in Rampage at Jewish Sites

By Reuters

The suspect in the killings of three people at two Jewish facilities near Kansas City over the weekend has been charged with capital murder and first-degree premeditated murder on a state level, and federal charges are likely, prosecutors said on Tuesday.Read More


Rampage Highlights Dangers of 'Lone Wolf' Attackers to Jewish Institutions

By Ron Kampeas

The shooting rampage at two Jewish institutions in suburban Kansas City illustrates the dilemma of how best to protect Jewish institutions from the threat of deadly violence by extremists acting alone.Read More


Bitcoin Guru Busted in Silk Road Scam

By Reuters

Prominent bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has been indicted by a federal grand jury in New York on charges of funneling cash to the illicit online marketplace Silk Road.Read More





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