Facing Extradition, Israeli ‘Sex Rabbi’ Tells Dutch Daily He Survived Holocaust

A rabbi born in pre-state Israel fighting extradition from Holland over alleged sex crimes told a Dutch daily that he is a Holocaust survivor.

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Looking Beyond Michelle Obama and Angela Merkel

It’s easy to point fingers at explicitly sexist societies like Saudi Arabia or the ultra-Orthodox. Mijal Bitton argues we should look at our own structural gender inequity.

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Israeli Conductor Dies During Switzerland Concert

Israeli conductor Israel Yinon collapsed and died as he was conducting a concert in the Swiss city of Lucerne.

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Israel Issues Tenders for New Settler Homes Ahead of Election

Israel published tenders on Friday for the construction of 450 new housing units in occupied Palestinian territory, a move that critics denounced as a political gesture ahead of a March general election.

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Steven Salaita Sues University of Illinois Over Loss of Tenured Post

A professor who lost out on a tenured position at the University of Illinois after he made Twitter postings critical of Israel claimed in a lawsuit on Thursday that the university violated his rights to free speech under the U.S. Constitution.

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