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Germany Expecting Billions in Flood Damage

On Tuesday, flood waters continued gushing north along the Elbe Rive.

Teva Stops Distributing Drugs from Suspect Factory in France

Several people died or have been hospitalized in serious condition after taking a drug that was released inadvertently in the packing of medicine treating pulmonary edema.

Underground Tunnel Discovered at Former Sobibor Death Camp

More evidence that Jews tried to change their fate at the hands of the Nazis: Archaeologists discovered that Jews at the Sobibor death camp built an escape tunnel but apparently didn’t live to use it.

Budapest Jews Cooking Up Kosher Sandwich for a Guinness Record

Organizers of a Jewish festival in Budapest said they will try to set a world record for the tallest kosher sandwich. Dozens of bread slices...

Paris Museum Features Photos of Palestinian ‘Martyrs’

One of the photos is of Osama Buchkar, a PFLP operative who killed three people and wounded 59 in a terrorist attack he carried out at an open market in Netanya.

Daily Compares Jewish Ire on Circumcision Cartoon to Muslim Riots

The Oslo daily that published a blood libel caricature of circumcision now pours salt on Jewish wounds, stating that the angry reaction of Jews is just like the Muslim riots to cartoons mocking Mohammed.

EU: If Netanyahu Builds in Jerusalem, We’ll Back PA in Hague

But Israeli's clandestine security chief says Abbas has no interest in a final peace agreement.

Robbers ‘Dressed Like Haredim’ Clean Out Jewish Jeweler

Armed robbers reportedly “dressed like Haredim” ripped off a Jewish jeweler in France before releasing toxic gas in the air. Four men approached the jeweler...

Bulgaria: Hezbollah Did Not Blow Up the Airport Bus

What happened? A new government happened.

Tony Blair Finally Has a Problem with Islam

The Quartet's Middle East envoy Tony Blair, who for years has tried to “engage” Hamas and Fatah terrorist regimes, wrote this week, “There is...

France Says Tests Prove Assad Using Nerve Gas, US Still Not Sure

In Fabius's opinion, “It would be unacceptable that those guilty of these crimes remain unpunished.”

Putin Actually Tells the Truth: No S-300 Missiles in Syria – Yet

News from Russia: Putin says he has not yet shipped any S-300 anti-aircraft missiles to Syria. Even bigger news: Putin is telling the truth for once.

Germany in Lockstep with EU on Labeling ‘Settlement’ Imports

Goods produced in Judea and Samaria are not eligible for the same preferential tariffs enjoyed by Israeli exports to the EU.

New Torah Scroll for Sochi Synagogue ahead of Winter Olympics

The synagogue in Sochi in Russia has been renovated and a new Torah scroll acquired ahead of the city’s hosting of the Winter Olympics...

Kerry Asking Palestinians for an Extension to Revive Talks

The PLO will not "offer political concessions in exchange for economic benefits."

Hannah Arendt Opens in LA June 7 (Video)

A brilliant new biopic of the influential German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist.

Dreyfus Letter Fetches nearly $500,000 at Paris Auction

A letter handwritten by Alfred Dreyfus, a French Jewish soldier who was wrongly convicted of treason in 1894, was sold at auction for nearly...

‘Danger of Fire’ from Shabbat Candles Shuts Out Jewish Tourists

The Welsh U. of Aberystwyth declares that lighting Shabbat candles is a fire hazard, nearly 20 years after Jewish tourists have done so every summer.

64-Year-Old Polish Jew Celebrates Bar Mitzvah at the Kotel

Both of his parents were born to Jewish families that perished in Auschwitz.

Jerry Lewis: Still Can’t Watch Female Comics (Video)

When asked who were his favorite female comedians, he named Cary Grant and Burt Reynolds.

Norwegian Daily Published Blood Libel Caricature of Circumcision

The Middle Ages have returned to Europe, or maybe they never left. Jews dipping matzos in blood is old hat. Now a Norwegian newspaper depicts circumcision as a violent and bloody religious custom.

World Oldest Torah Identified in Italy from 11-12th Century

Babylonian script in a Torah scroll provided a key clue to realizing that an Italian Torah previously thought to be three centuries actually is the world oldest Torah, dating back to the 11th or 12 century.

Wishy-Washy West Endangers Israel with Russian Missiles for Assad

The West has played one too many games in the Syria disaster. After it lifts the arms embargo to rebels, Russia says it will arm Assad with game-changing missiles. For Israel, it is not a game.

London Family Robbed of $30,000 in Judaica While Sleeping

Burglars stole Judaica artifacts worth approximately $30,000 from a Jewish family in northern London while they were sleeping, The Jewish Chronicle reported. The thieves took...

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