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Former Head of 92nd Street Y Commits Suicide

The former director of the 92nd Street Y is dead after hanging himself last Friday at his home in Seagate.

Newsweek’s at it Again

Israel has demanded that US Intelligence officials either show evidence that any of these allegations have happened, or openly state there is no basis to Newsweek's stories.

Capitol Hill Honors Diplomat Who Aided Jews And Challenged FDR

During a Q & A session after the screening, audience members strongly praised the film and urged that it be shown in schools.

NY Islamists Object to ‘Jihad’, Muslim Descriptions of al-Qaeda Terrorists

Radical Islamist groups in the US have asked the National September 11 Memorial Museum to censor derogatory references about al-Qaeda in order not to offend Muslims.

Haredi Man Charged with Conspiracy to Kidnap in Get Case

A haredi man from Lakewood, N.J. has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit kidnapping, in order to force a man to give his wife...

Bkln Construction Worker Indicted for Murder of Menachem Stark

A Brooklyn construction worker has been indicted for the kidnapping and murder of Haredi real estate developer Menachem Stark. A grand jury in Brooklyn on Monday indicted...

Donald Sterling’s Dollars: Charities Face Dilemmas With Tainted Donors

“Last year we took the $10,000 from him,” Jay Sanderson, president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, told JTA. “We’re not going to take it anymore.”

Israel Slams Claim of Spying on U.S.

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman slammed a report claiming Israel has been “spying” on America.

US Lawmakers Meet with Cuba’s American Jewish Prisoner, Alan Gross

U.S. lawmakers met in Cuba on Monday with imprisoned American Jewish social worker Alan Gross, jailed on a 15-year sentence in Havana.

California School District Cancels Lesson on Holocaust Denial

Students at a school in California who were given an assignment to compare propaganda with actual evidence on the Holocaust have instead been told to abandon the project.

Israel’s Declaration of Independence Printed in Major U.S. Newspapers

A full-page advertisement reproducing Israel’s Declaration of Independence appeared in The New York Times and USA Today.

NYPD Cop Arrested for Anti-Semitic Grafitti in Boro Park

A former New York City police officer was arrested for spray painting anti-Semitic graffiti in Boro Park.

San Francisco Jews to Ramp Down Yom HaAtzma’ut Celebration

Community officials say Yom HaAtzma'ut celebration will be 'non-political', but Bay Area remains hub of pro-Palestinian activity

Ateret Cohanim Opens Pre-Army Yeshiva Across from Old City

This month Ateret Cohanim will open an all-mechina pre-army Torah Learning Center in eastern Jerusalem.

Civil Rights Groups Urge NYU to Discipline ‘Mock Eviction’ Leafletters

The NYU mock eviction notices raised serious questions about sensitivity for the reasonable concerns of Jewish students.

Thank You J Street (You Too, Reform Movement)

J Street claims that its rejection from the Conference of Presidents is proof its voice is needed.

NY’s Cardinal John O’Connor was a Jew

Is this really a big deal? Let’s say the cardinal really was Jewish. It runs in the family, because so was his boss.

Lecturer: Universities Don’t Protect Jewish Students

A university lecturer has called on administrators to protect Jewish students on campus

Israel Distances Itself From Danon’s Assessment of Kerry

Strongly titled, but Danon's op-ed captured the feelings of many Israelis and Israel supporters.

Stanley Fischer Confirmed as US Fed’s No. 2

Former Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer has just been confirmed to become the Vice Chairman of the powerful Federal Reserve Board.

Mainstream American Jewish Groups Reject J Street

Hubris is what propelled J Street through the starting gate; it's also what slammed the door shut in J Street's face.

Sen. Rand Paul Promotes Bill to Cut Off Aid to PA

Sen. Rand Paul introduced a bill to end financial aid to the PA unless it recognizes the State of Israel and abandons terrorism.

Russia Scolds NATO, USA on Sanctions, Troop Movements

As pro-Russian separatists eat up town after town in eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin is closely monitoring NATO’s reaction – and the White House response.

Jewish Motorcyclists to Ride for Refugee Shelter

The JMA will “Ride to Remember” to memorialize the victims of the Holocaust and to raise money for organizations that support and promote Holocaust education and awareness.

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