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Israeli Artists Bring Tent City Protest to Washington

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

A group of Israeli artists has organized their own tent protest outside the White House in Washington, in a show of solidarity with the social protests that have swept Israel in recent weeks.Read More


Jew Who Was Mandela's 'First White Friend' Dies

By JTA

Nat Bregman, whom anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela described as his “first white friend,” died in Johannesburg.Read More


Baltimore Modern Orthodox Get New Day School

By JTA

A new Modern Orthodox day school is opening in Baltimore three months after another shut down.Read More


Obama Hopes To Visit Israel, Ambassador Says

By JTA

The new U.S. ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro, said President Obama hopes to visit the country.Read More


Bill Helps Holocaust Survivors Get Services

By JTA

U.S. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida sponsored a bill that would give Holocaust survivors preference in obtaining aging services.Read More


Pollard Recovering After Urgent Surgery

By JTA

Jonathan Pollard is recovering after successful surgery.Jonathan Pollard is recovering after successful surgery.Read More


Detroit Looking for a Few Young Jews

By JTA

The Detroit Jewish community is launching a nationwide campaign to raise money to bring 25 young Jews to live in the city.Read More


Rabbis Back Labor Protest Against Kosher Firm

By JTA

A coalition of rabbis joined workers and labor activists in a rally against unfair labor practices at a 93-year-old kosher food distributor in New York.Read More


ADL Praises Ban on Prayers at County Meetings

By JTA

The Anti-Defamation League praised a federal court decision banning sectarian prayers at a county commission’s meetings in North Carolina.Read More


Peres Says 'No Doubt' Obama is Israel's Friend

By Haaretz

Israeli President Shimon Peres said President Barack Obama is a friend of Israel, as he accepted the credentials of the new U.S. ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro.Read More





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