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Palestinians Eye 2016 for Two-State Resolution

By JTA

The Palestinians will ask the United Nations Security Council to set a deadline of November 2016 for an Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem.Read More


Polish Town Plans Memorial on Jewish Cemetery Site

By JTA

An organization in Wronki, Poland, is creating a lapidarium-style memorial at the site of a destroyed Jewish cemetery in town.Read More


Synagogue Leader's Car Torched in Atlantic City

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A synagogue leader’s car exploded in a suspected arson attack in Atlantic City, N.J.Read More


New American Ambassador to Czech Republic Recalls Family Ties

Andrew Schapiro highlighted his family’s ties to the Czech Republic as he took over as the U.S. ambassador there.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Urges Barack Obama To Stand Firm in Iran Nuclear Stand-Off

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told President Barack Obama on Wednesday that he hopes the U.S. leader will make sure that any final nuclear deal between Iran and world powers does not allow Tehran to stand at the “threshhold” of being able to develop nuclear weapons.Read More


Nazi-Hunters Finger 80 Death Squad Members

By Reuters

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has sent the German government a list of 80 people it believes murdered Jews while serving in Nazi death squads in World War Two and who may be still alive, the head of the Israel office of the organization said.Read More


Argentina Jews Blast Palestinian Fundraiser at Congress

By JTA

A Jewish group is calling a Palestinian fundraising campaign at the Argentine Congress an endorsement of Hamas’ anti-Semitic hate and violence.Read More


24% of Israeli Consumers Boycott Arab Businesses After Gaza

By JTA

Twenty four percent of Jewish-Israeli consumers are boycotting Arab businesses in the wake of the summer’s Gaza conflict, according to an Israeli business daily.Read More


Nita Lowey Wants Probe of College Programs for Anti-Israel Tilt

By JTA

The ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee asked the U.S. Department of Education to insure that college programs receiving federal funds not include an anti-Israel bias.Read More


Spanish Diplomat Honored as 'Righteous'

By JTA

Sebastian de Romero Radigales, a Spanish diplomat whose efforts saved hundreds of Jews in the Holocaust, was named Righteous Among the Nations by Yad Vashem.Read More


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