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Jerusalem Demolition Plan Could Force More Than 1,000 People From Homes
Ras Khamis, a poor neighborhood in a neglected part of Jerusalem, might be mistaken for being outside the city altogether.
5 hrs ago
Ukraine To Improve Access and Safety at Jewish Tourist and Pilgrimage Sites
"The route will include about 10 places of worship in the Cherkasy, Zhytomyr, Poltava and Khmelnitsky regions," the cabinet of the governor of the Cherkasy region, Sergei Tulub, said in a statement last month to daily Vesti.
9 hrs ago
EU Regrets Hosting Rabbi Accused of Holocaust Denial at Sponsored Event
The European Union regrets the attendance at an event it sponsored of an anti-Zionist rabbi who has been accused of Holocaust denial, the parliament spokeswoman has said.
14 hrs ago
The Village Voice
The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 12/6/13
A$AP Ferg + Joey Fatts+ Aston Matthews+Overdoz+100s Irving Plaza 7:00 p.m., $20 "It's lonely at the top," confesses A$AP Ferg at one point on his debut album, Trap Lord.
18 hrs ago
Internet: Gal Gadot's Boobs Aren't Big Enough for Wonder Woman
Yesterday, the Internet was abuzz with the fact that Israeli supermodel Gal Gadot had been cast as Wonder Woman in the upcoming "Batman vs. Superman."
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Celebrities Mourn Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela, icon of South African freedom, passed away today at the age of 95. People around the world signed on to Twitter to mourn collectively, and celebrities were no exception.
Haredim Protest Jailing of Yeshiva Student Refusing IDF Draft
Hundreds of haredi Orthodox protesters took part in a second day of demonstrations against the jailing of a yeshiva student who refused to present himself at an IDF enlistment center.
Ukrainian Jewish Community Goes on 'High Alert' During Protests
Widespread protests in Ukraine have prompted the country's Jewish communities to up security arrangements, a community leader from Kiev has said.
Progress Being Made in Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks Says Kerry
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said progress is being made in the current Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, following a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Family Faults Obama Inaction as Alan Gross Marks Four Years in Cuban Prison
The chants of "Free Alan Gross!" were unlikely to reach the ears of President Barack Obama in the Oval Office.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
New York Daily News
'Cubans in Paris, Cubans at Home' at New York Festival of Songs
Cuban music is coming to New York - by way of Paris. The New York Festival of Song's 2013-14 Mainstage series resumes Dec. 5 with "Cubans in Paris, Cubans at Home," a five-section, 90-minute concert primarily composed of music that journeyed from Cuba's nightclubs and theaters to Paris during the late 1920s and '30s.
Stranger gives 4-year-old kidney
Little four year old Rosie Miller and her friend, Michelle Clark are reading a story together.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Obama, Give Me Five
On November 12th, the three of us traveled twelve hours by bus from Havana to reach HolguA n, site of the 9th International Colloquium for the Freedom of the Five.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Nyfos Presents Cubans in Paris, Cubans at Home Tonight in Reston, Vac; 12/5 in Nyc
NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG, with Steven Blier , Artistic Director, and Michael Barrett , Associate Artistic Director, continues its 2013-14 Mainstage series at Merkin Concert Hall, Kaufman Music Center with "CUBANS IN PARIS, CUBANS AT HOME", featuring Cuban music's rich history in the concert halls, theaters, and nightclubs of two continents.
U.S. Calls for Release of Alan Gross From Cuban Jail
The United States called on Monday for the immediate release of an American contractor jailed for the past four years in Cuba, saying his continued captivity on the communist-ruled island was "gravely disappointing."
New York Post
a Sorrya plane hijackera s appeal denied
Luis Pena Soltren is seen in this courtroom sketch after he was hauled before a judge on charges he hijacked a plane and took it to Cuba in 1968.
The Village Voice
The Best Jazz Shows in NYC This Month
Joe Lovano Saxophonist Joe Lovano takes up residency at the Stone for six nights to mark his 60th birthday.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Cubans in New York and the 1868 Cuban Rebellion
Professor Lisandro Perez talked about Cuban immigration to America, beginning with the sugar trade in 1823, as well as General Aguilera's attempts at reuniting the Cuban-American factions during the First War for Cuban ..
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Saturday, December 7
1949 - Nationalist government of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, fleeing the Communist takeover of mainland China, establishes its seat of government in Taiwan.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
US says working with Cuba to solve...
Washington said Wednesday it is actively working with Cuba to find a new financial institution to handle its diplomatic accounts in the United States, after the Caribbean nation announced that a banking cutoff had forced it to halt nearly all U.S. consular services just ahead of the holiday high season for travel.