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U.N. Accuses Israel of Torturing Children and Using Palestinian Human Shields

By Reuters

A United Nations human rights body accused Israeli forces on Thursday of mistreating Palestinian children, including by torturing those in custody and using others as human shields.Read More

The Jewish Side of James Gandolfini

By Nathan Abrams (Haaretz)

James Gandolfini, who died at 51, wasn’t Jewish. But ‘The Sopranos’ actor knew he was portraying a business with deep roots in the Tribe.Read More

Ku Klux Klansman Offered To Make Radiation 'Death Ray' for Jewish Groups


An alleged member of the Ku Klux Klan tried to sell a mobile device to New York Jewish groups that “could be used by Israel to defeat its enemies.”Read More

American Jewish Leaders Call Remarks Opposing Two States 'Irresponsible'

By Haaretz

American Jewish leaders Abraham Foxman, Rabbi Rick Jacobs and David Harris condemned recent statements by senior Israeli officials about the impossibility of a two-state solution, calling them irresponsible and saying they undermine the credibility of the government.Read More

Israeli Diplomat Strikes Back at Alice Walker's Over Boycott Plea

By Haaretz

Israel’s consular general in New York accused novelist Alice Walker of urging artists to scapegoat Israel, following the publication of an open letter by Walker imploring singer Alicia Keys to boycott Israel and cancel her concert there.Read More

Sharon Stone Says 'I Love Israel'


Sharon Stone says ‘I love Israel.’ The sexy actress gushed over the Jewish state during a visit to sick children at Hadassah Hospital. SEE slideshow.Read More

British Effort To Add Hezbollah To Europe Terror List Stalls

By Reuters

A British drive to put Hezbollah’s armed wing on the EU’s terror list again ran into resistance on Wednesday from governments concerned it would fuel instability in the Middle East, diplomats said.Read More

Violent Brawl at Kosher Slaughterhouse Leaves Man Hospitalized, Another in Jail

By Frimet Goldberger

Abdikani Hassan, 29, a worker at Agri Star kosher slaughter house, was reported stabbed by another worker John Herrera, 23, during a brawl last night that involved 15 people.Read More

First Soviet Government Was 80% Jewish, Says Putin


Russian President Vladimir Putin said that at least 80 percent of the members of the first Soviet government were Jewish.Read More

Israel Fails To Get Google To Change 'Palestine' Homepage

By Haaretz

A Google representative from the company’s global headquarters has discussed the decision to use “Palestine,” not “Palestinian Territories,” across the tech giant’s products. At the Knesset committee meeting Wednesday, the Israelis didn’t get very far in their attempts to change the American’s mind.Read More

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