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Israel Warns Against Anti-ISIS Alliance With Iran

By Ron Kampeas

Saying a nuclear Iran would be a “thousand times” greater threat to the world than ISIS, Israel’s ambassador to the United States warned against including Iran in any coalition to derail the jihadist group.Read More


Austrian Officials Quit Over Nazi 'Basement' Party

By Reuters

Two conservative town council members in eastern Austria have resigned from their posts and left the People’s Party after a documentary film showed them singing and toasting one another in a basement room filled with Nazi memorabilia.Read More


Arab Bank Never Financed Terrorism, Lawyer Says

By JTA

A lawyer for Arab Bank, which is accused of providing financial services to Hamas, told a Brooklyn federal court that the bank never helped finance terrorism.Read More


Hasidic Candidate Loses in New York Statewide Race

By JTA

A man believed to be the first Hasidic candidate to run for any statewide office conceded in a close race for the New York State Assembly.Read More


1,200-Year-Old Jewish Prayerbook on Display in Jerusalem

By JTA

A Jewish prayer book believed to be the world’s oldest will be exhibited in Jerusalem for one month.Read More


Should Holocaust Get Special Treatment at Canada Rights Museum?

By Josh Tapper

On the fourth floor of the new Canadian Museum for Human Rights, visitors will find a gallery called “Examining the Holocaust,” which is devoted entirely to the story and lessons of the Shoah.Read More


Hate Crimes Soar in New York — Against Muslims and Jews

By JTA

Suspected hate crimes against Jews and Muslims soared in New York City amid the Gaza conflict.Read More


Sam Goldman, Solar Pioneer, Wins Bronfman Prize

By JTA

Sam Goldman, the founder of a company that provides solar lighting and power systems to the developing world, was awarded the 10th annual Charles Bronfman Prize.Read More


Israel Frets Over Syria Chemical Weapons Capacity

By Reuters

Israel believes Syria has retained caches of combat-ready chemical weapons after giving up raw materials used to produce such munitions under pressure from foreign powers, a senior Israeli official said on Thursday.Read More


Gaza War Spurs Palestinians To Flee for Europe

By Nidal al-Mughrabi

A devastating war with Israel has swollen the number of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip joining a perilous exodus of migrants fleeing the Middle East and Africa in search of a better life in Europe.Read More


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