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Russian Jews Back Moscow in US Feud Over Chabad Text

Leaders of Russia’s Jewish community have criticized a U.S. federal court ruling that fined Russia for refusing to hand over ancient Chasidic texts.

NY Book Takes Top 2012 National Jewish Book Award

A history of New York Jewry took Jewish book of the year honors in the 2012 National Jewish Book Awards.

Dr. Heimlich Fighting the Red Cross over Maneuver

The American Red Cross' first-aid procedure still recommends five back slaps and then five abdominal thrusts to deal with choking.

Prison Bound Madoff’s Brother at Granddaughter’s Bat Mitzvah

Little Rebecca told the assembled congregation that “the suffering of others should not be forgotten.”

NY Times’ Kristof: AIPAC and NRA Are Like Pigs

"The settlements erode hope ... of a peace agreement in the future."

Bears Bring in Jewish Head Coach, Marc Trestman

The Chicago Bears hired a Jewish head coach, Marc Trestman, to improve their pigskin prowess.

Bibi to Obama: Israelis Will Determine Their Interests – Not You

During a visit to an IDF base in Israel’s south on Wednesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent a message to US President Barack Obama that Israelis will be the ones to determine what is in their best interest, rather than the American president.

Emergency Landing Grounds 787s in Japan

Two major Japanese airlines grounded their Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplanes after one was forced to make an emergency landing due to battery problems and a burning smell in the cockpit.

Baltimore Jewish Day School Teacher Arrested on Child Abuse Charges

A physical education teacher at a Baltimore Jewish high school was arrested and charged with child abuse.

Death Row Inmate Denied Request to Pray With Jews in Jail

William Harry Meece, a 40 year old death row inmate from Kentucky who is awaiting execution for murdering three people in 1993, has been denied a request by the Kentucky Court of Appeals to make use of the Institutional Religious Center at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville for Jewish prayers.

NY Governor, Boston Mayor Declare Public Health Emergencies Due to Flu

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo declared a public health emergency on Saturday, in the wake of the worst flu outbreak in many years.

Report: Justin Bieber Sued for ‘Assaulting’ Israeli Bodyguard

The Israeli former bodyguard of teen idol Justin Bieber reportedly sued the pop star for assault.

Will Israelis No longer Need a Visa to Visit the U.S.?

Congress is debating whether to add Israel to the list of countries that don't need an entry Visa.

White House: PLO’s UN Upgrade Did Not Violate US Law

Most House members called on Obama to shut down the DC PLO office as punishment for the UN vote.

Orthodox Jewish Parents Of FL Teen File Motion to Keep Her on Life Support

The Orthodox Jewish parents of a Florida Jewish teen on life support have filed a motion in court to prevent the hospital from removing life-sustaining machines.

Obama to Nominate Frum Chief of Staff for Treasury

There are those who think a politician cannot be charged with anti-Semitism or anti-Zionism if the politician appoints Jews or Israelis to high positions....

“Grand Rabbi” Dress-Up Available at Walmart

Jewish children who want to dress up as a "Jewish Grand Rabbi" or "Jewish Mother Rachel" can now do so, thanks to Walmart

Hagel, Amid Criticism Over Israel Views, Nominated For Defense Secretary

President Obama on Monday nominated former Nebraska senator Chuck Hagel, who has been criticized by Democrats and Republicans alike for his record on Israel, as his new secretary of defense.

‘J Street’ Loves Chuck Hagel and the Treif in his Bagel

The campaign slogan is: "Smear a Bagel, Not Chuck Hagel."

Naftali Bennett: Stop US Aid, Slash Israel’s Military Budget

"I think it's none of our business in Israel to intervene in American domestic decisions."

Winehouse Died from Excess Alcohol, Second Inquest Confirms

Results of the second inquest matched those of the original in October 2011.

Welcome to the State of Palestine, Main Export: Delusions

They could name it the Galactic Empire of Palestine, they'd still have to stop at an Israeli checkpoint and present their papers.

Jewish Response to Hagel Nomination Tepid to Furious

The best most pro-Israel leaders were willing to do was downplay the policy-making role of the secretary of defense.

Right-Leaning Pro-Israel Organizations Join Voices in D.C.

EMET focuses its attention on educating members of Congress about issues crucial to Jews and to Israel.

Nuland: US Position on Hamas Unchanged Despite Reconciliation with Fatah

But the next Quartet meeting will be held in Cairo, where president. Morsi has close ties with Hamas.

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