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October 14, 2013 | 9:22 am
July 30, 2013 | 9:45 am
An original list of names of 801 Jews rescued by German industrialist Oskar Schindler did not find a buyer on eBay.
No one met the opening bid of $3 million for the 14-page list typed on onion skin paper. California collectors Gary Zimet and Eric Gazin had said when the auction...
July 26, 2013 | 10:06 am
June 6, 2013 | 4:12 pm
A mass grave holding the remains of dozens of Arabs killed during Israel’s 1948 War of Independence was unearthed at a Muslim cemetery in Jaffa.
The discovery of the mass grave — six underground rooms with the skeletons of adults and children — was made last week during...
December 26, 2012 | 9:50 am
The Hamas government in Gaza has forbidden local journalists from working with Israeli media outlets.
The weekly Cabinet meeting in Gaza decided to ban Palestinian journalists from working "with all Zionist media and journalists,” which it declared "hostile," it announced in a...
December 19, 2012 | 10:44 am
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October 8, 2012 | 9:57 am
A Swedish ship carrying human rights activists attempting to break Israel's naval blockade of Gaza left from Italy.
The Estelle, carrying 17 activists from countries including Canada, Norway, Sweden, Israel and the United States, sailed from the port at Naples on Saturday. The...
June 26, 2012 | 10:14 am
Iraq said it is cutting archaeological cooperation with the United States because the U.S. has not returned Iraq’s Jewish archives.
Iraqi Tourism and Archaeology Minister Liwaa Smaisim is pushing for the return of the archives that were removed from Iraq following the 2003 U.S....
May 3, 2012 | 10:23 am
March 21, 2011 | 5:31 pm
Israeli combat planes pounded the Gaza Strip in retaliation for the worst barrage of rocket attacks on southern Israel in two years.
The French news agency AFP and Israel Radio reported repeated strikes on the strip late Monday night.
Israel Radio said that there were reports from...
March 14, 2011 | 10:17 am
Poland is shelving plans to compensate former property owners—among them Holocaust survivors—for assets confiscated during the communist period.
The announcement by Poland’s state treasury was met with “shock and dismay” by the World Jewish Restitution Organization, which represents...
February 2, 2011 | 10:32 am
A Tunisian synagogue was not the target of arsonists, a Jewish leader asserted, contradicting another leader.
Jewish community leader Perez Trabelsi on Tuesday told the French news agency AFP that the synagogue in the southern Gabes region was burned Monday night by arsonists; he...
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