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  • UN Watch to bestow Kasparov with human rights accolade

    Garry Kasparov, a former Russian chess grandmaster who became a political activist, will receive a human rights award from UN Watch.

  • Kosher scandals like Doheny are rare, but not unheard of

    Kosher industry insiders say scandals like the one that rocked the Los Angeles Jewish community before Passover don’t happen often. But when they do, the trust of a whole community is shaken. JTA’s Gil Shefler reports.

  • Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters pulls out of New York Y event

    Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, who supports the boycott movement against Israel, pulled out of a speaking engagement at the 92nd Street Y in New York.

  • ADL imagines a better world in viral video

    Imagine a world where Anne Frank, the teenage diarist murdered by the Nazis during the Holocaust, lived to win the Nobel Prize for her 12th novel; where Martin Luther King, the slain civil rights activist, was still around to lead immigration reform and Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin was not killed by the bullets of…

  • U.C. Riverside student govt. rescinds Israel divestment resolution

    The student government of the University of California, Riverside, rescinded a decision to divest from Israel.

  • Scandal-plagued kosher market in L.A. is sold

    L.A. businessman Shlomo Rechnitz bought a kosher supermarket in Los Angeles that is suspected of mislabeling its meat.

  • In Florida, Venezuelan Jewish expats set down new roots

    During the reign of the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, thousands of Jews fled abroad — many of them to the greater Miami area. JTA’s Gil Shefler reports.

  • Pink Floyd’s Waters takes some credit for Wonder’s decision to skip FIDF event

    Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters took partial credit for Stevie Wonder’s decision to pull out of performing at a Friends of Israel Defense Forces event.

  • Israeli TV broadcasts Obama speech in Jerusalem live

    President Barack Obama is delivering the keynote speech of his visit to the Jewish State. The White House’s Website, and Israel’s Ch. 2 and Ch. 10, are broadcasting the speech live. For the White House’s live stream click here. For Ch. 2’s live stream click here.  For Ch. 10’s live stream click here.

  • ‘Spider-Man’ movie changes filming schedule due to Passover

    The filming schedule of “The Amazing Spider Man 2” was changed in response to a request made by a haredi Orthodox community in Brooklyn.