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U.S. names 4 Iranian companies to sanctions list

The Obama administration added the names of four Iranian companies and an individual to those sanctioned for assisting Iran's suspected nuclear weapons program.

Rice: Attacks on Israel at UN undercut peace

The barrage of attacks on Israel at the United Nations undercuts the quest for peace, said Susan Rice, the U.S. envoy to the body.

Australia, Israel commemorate 1917 battle with joint stamp

Israel and Australia jointly released stamps marking the charge of the Australian Light Horse Brigade at Beersheba in 1917.


Israeli Anger Builds Over Sweetheart Deal for 'Jewish Oligarch' Nochi Dankner

He was once celebrated for his vast fortune and daring deals, but when Israeli tycoon Nochi Dankner was about to catch a break from the bank on his massive debts, public outrage kicked in. Click here for the rest of the article...


Reform and Conservative Leaders Demand Probe Into Violence at Western Wall

The heads of the Reform and Conservative movements will demand that Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein investigate the involvement of rabbis on the government payroll in Friday’s violent demonstrations at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Click here for the rest of the article...


Ultra-Orthodox Mob Swarms Western Wall To Protest Women's Prayer Service

Haredi Orthodox youth mobbed the Western Wall plaza by the thousands to protest Women of the Wall as they held their monthly prayer service. Click here for the rest of the article...

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Vladimir Nabokov's Son Says Famous Father 'Was Close to Jewish Culture'

Not long before Dmitri Nabokov’s death, Maxim D. Shrayer interviewed Vladimir Nabokov’s son about his father’s attitude toward Jews and anti-Semitism. Click here for the rest of the article...


14-Year-Old Author Tells Story of Holocaust in Graphic Novel

Christopher Huh is just 14 years old. And he’s not Jewish. But the 8th grader has written a new graphic novel that offers a new approach to teaching the Holocaust. Click here for the rest of the article...


Jews of Bukhara Helped Me To Understand Personal History

A mysterious Bukharan and a journey to Central Asia led Alanna Cooper to a greater understanding of her own history and that of the Jewish people. Click here for the rest of the article...


The Secret Jewish History of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby'

Every generation has had its own ‘Great Gatsby’ movie. Baz Luhrmann’s new version, like the ones that came before it, speaks with a slightly Jewish accent. Click here for the rest of the article...


Vera Gran's Biographer Reconsiders the Stigma of Wartime Collaboration

Celebrated singer Vera Gran managed to survive World War II, but it came with a heavy moral cost. A new biography takes a sympathetic view of her alleged collaboration with the Nazis. Click here for the rest of the article...

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