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Mark Zuckerberg changes relationship status to 'married'

By Sarai Sinai, May 21, 2012

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg, revealed his secret marriage to long-term partner, Priscilla Chan, on May 19 through a status update on the social networking site this Saturday.

Mr Zuckerberg's status about his wedding has received nearly one million 'likes' and over 700 comments.

Mr Zuckerberg met his Chinese-American wife as a student at Harvard and had been dating her for ten years.

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Facebook pledge to tackle cyber-bullying

By Marcus Dysch, May 17, 2012

Facebook and Google have agreed to form a group to tackle online bullying and hate attacks.

The companies pledged to be more open about how they combat cyber-bullying and online offences, and will work with members of the Inter-parliamentary Coalition for Combating Antisemitism’s task force on internet hate.

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Six charged over Facebook abuse of Giffnock Jews

By Jennifer Lipman, May 16, 2012

Police in Glasgow have charged six people over the creation of antisemitic Facebook page that mocked the Jewish community of Giffnock.

The page, which attracted nearly 1,000 "likes" while it remained live, was called "Welcome to Israel, only kidding you're in Giffnock".

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Facebook launches organ donation profile setting

By Jennifer Lipman, May 1, 2012

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled a plan that he hopes will make it easier for users of the social networking site to donate organs.

From today, Facebook members in the UK and USA can select an option on their profile stating whether or not they are registered organ donors.

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The words I never thought I'd say: Marry me

By Paul Lester, April 4, 2012

Readers, you may remember that, late last year, I got dumped by my girlfriend Mandy when she finally twigged I wasn't going to be able to provide her with the things she really wanted: my ultra-rare Frankie Say Arm The Unemployed T-shirt from 1984 and box set of nine Seinfeld DVDs.

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Facebook crackdown for frum Jewish school pupils

By Michaela Walters, March 28, 2012

Pupils at a New York Orthodox Jewish girls' school have been told to delete their Facebook accounts or face expulsion. The ultimatum was given to girls aged 16 and 17 who attend Beis Rivkah High School .

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Israel an apartheid state, says German party head

By Benjamin Weinthal, March 22, 2012

Sigmar Gabriel, the head of Germany's second largest party and a hopeful for Chancellor in the next federal election, last week called the Jewish state an "apartheid regime" after a visit to Hebron in the West Bank.

Writing on his Facebook page, the 52-year-old Social Democrat noted: "It's a zone without legal rights for Palestinians.

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Striving to rediscover hunger will make successful start-ups

By Candice Krieger, March 15, 2012

Think Jews in business and names such as Sir John Ritblat (British Land), Lord Kalms (Dixons) and Lord Sugar (Amstrad) might well spring to mind. Go back a bit further and there was Tesco's Sir Jack Cohen (1930s), Michael Marks, co-founder of Marks & Spencer (late 1880s), and Nathan Rothschild (N M Rothschild and Sons) in the early 1800s.

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Silver surfers need better equipment

By Jonathan Kalmus, March 9, 2012

Manchester's Nicky Alliance Centre has issued a plea to the community for help in replacing old computers which allow 90-year-olds to communicate with family members across the globe.

The day care centre, attended by more than 200 frail and elderly people, requires either £5,000 or donated equipment. The 10 PCs used by its weekly IT club for the past nine years are now the worse for wear.

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Fighting war on hate

March 8, 2012

All-Party Parliamentary Group Against Antisemitism members Mike Gapes and Mike Freer addressed a Shabbat forum at Finchley Synagogue about their efforts to combat antisemitism.

In a discussion before more than 200 congregants moderated by shul chair Jon Mendelsohn, Mr Gapes discussed his early efforts in Parliament to counteract Holocaust denial and his continued campaign against hate on the in

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