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Jewcy Zeitgeist: Little Girl Returns Home, California Votes on Gay Marriage Ban, and War in Gaza Goes On

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order: Air raids in Gaza have killed at least four Palestinian militants. At least five Qassams have been fired in southern Israel in response. President Obama has tapped Florida emergency manager W. Craig Fugate to head FEMA. … Read More

By / March 5, 2009

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order:

  • Air raids in Gaza have killed at least four Palestinian militants. At least five Qassams have been fired in southern Israel in response.
  • President Obama has tapped Florida emergency manager W. Craig Fugate to head FEMA.
  • Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has threatened to cut off gas lines to Ukraine in the next two days if supplies aren’t paid for.
  • Breanna Woodside, a Kentucky toddler who was the subject of a nationwide Amber Alert, was reunited with her mother yesterday after being found with her father in Monterey, Mexico.
  • Many are holding their breath as California prepares to decide on the legality of the ban on same-sex marriage. The California Supreme Court is expected to have standing room only this afternoon.
  • Comedian Robin Williams has canceled shows in Florida due to a health scare. He is expected to be fine after a week of rest. Actress Mariska Hargitay has also been hospitalized for lung problems, but is expected to recover fully.