Israeli Medical Team Leaves Phillipines After Treating More Than 3,000

11/25/2013 - 19:00

The Israel Defense Forces emergency medical team left  the Philippines 11 days after arriving there to aid typhoon victims.

The 148-person medical team vacated the IDF’s emergency field hospital in Bogo City on Monday after treating more than 3,000 patients, including 800 children, according to the IDF spokesperson. The team also conducted 52 surgeries and delivered 36 babies.

Lt. Shai Brovender with newborn delivered with help of medical team. Photo courtesy IDF

17th-Century Haggadah Found In Food Container Sells At Auction

11/24/2013 - 19:00
Web Editor

Truly, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.

Iran, Major Powers Achieve Interim Deal On Nuclear Program

Deal “a historic mistake,” Netanyahu says.

11/23/2013 - 19:00

Iran and the major powers achieved an interim deal to freeze some nuclear activity in exchange for some sanctions relief.

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, left, shakes hands with Secretary of State John Kerry Nov. 24. Getty Images

Israeli Iran Expert: ‘Serious Issues’ With Interim Deal

11/19/2013 - 19:00
Staff Writer

An Israeli expert on nuclear negotiations has raised “serious issues” with the interim deal now being hammered out with Iran that she said would not achieve the goal of freezing Iran’s nuclear program.

Jewish Divinity Program Opens Near Berlin

11/19/2013 - 19:00

Berlin -- Europe’s first Jewish divinity program at a state university opened this week at the University of Potsdam outside the German capital.

Hoarder Of Nazi-looted Art Says He Wants It Back

Gurlitt says he 'only wanted to live with my paintings.'

11/17/2013 - 19:00

BERLIN — Cornelius Gurlitt said he is the legal owner of the 1,400 works of Nazi-looted art found in his Munich apartment and he will fight for them.

JDC, Israeli Teams Head To Phillipines

10,000 feared dead in island nation in wake of Typhoon Haiyan; relief funds established
11/11/2013 - 19:00
Assistant Managing Editor

With the toll of destruction in the Phillipines soars, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and other organizations have begun collecting aid for the thousands whose lives were ruined by Typhoon Haiyan over the weekend.

A scene showing the extensive devastaion caused by Typhoon Haiyan in Leyte, Philippines.  Getty Images

Nazi-Looted Art Found In Munich Now Online

11/11/2013 - 19:00

BERLIN  — German authorities have bowed to international pressure and are publishing a partial list of artworks found in a Munich apartment.

Israeli Teams At Work In Phillipines

Storm-battered nation grateful for medical and rescue work; Jewish fundraising reaches $1 million.

11/10/2013 - 19:00
Assistant Managing Editor

After landing at the Phillipines' Cebu-Mactan Airport in an El Al plane, an Israeli team of some 200 medical and rescue personnel immediately set up an emergency hospital and began surveying the damage from Typhoon Haiyan from the air.

Israeli medical and rescue teams leave an El Al plane at Cebu Mactan Airport. Photo courtesy government of Israel

Brazilian Actress Apologizes For Remarks About Jews

11/07/2013 - 19:00

The popular Brazilian actress Tata Werneck apologized for comments she made about Jews on a national talk show.

Werneck said in a statement about her remarks on “Love & Sex” that she was “deeply troubled” by the reaction she has stirred in the Jewish community, Yahoo! Entertainment reported Tuesday.

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