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Ellison Tops Jews on Forbes Billionaires List


Oracle founder Larry Ellison is top ranked among Jewish individuals appearing on the Forbes magazine’s annual list of world billionaires, coming in at sixth with $36 billion.Read More

Futuristic Bridge Could Link Gaza, West Bank

By Haaretz

French Jewish architect Marc Mimram has an idea that borders on the utopian: to build a huge, multistoried bridge stretching 37 kilometers in order to physically connect the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, the two areas under Palestinian Authority rule.Read More

Rendell Probed Over Fees From Iran Dissidents


The U.S. Treasury Department is investigating speaking fees allegedly paid to former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell on behalf of a State Department-designated terrorist organization.Read More

Rockets Slam Israel Despite Cease Fire


At least seven rockets and mortar shells fired from Gaza exploded in Israel after reports of an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire.Read More

February Set Record for Holy Land Tourism

By Haaretz

A record number of tourists entered Israel last month, a bit of good news amid concerns that the tensions in the south might stem the flow of visitors over the busy Passover season.Read More

Israeli Legislator Banned From U.S. Women's Conference

By Haaretz

Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin announced Monday he is banning a delegation of MKs from attending a women’s conference in Washington this month because the United States has denied entry to MK Michael Ben Ari (National Union)Read More

Israel and Militants Agree to Gaza Ceasefire


Egyptian officials told Reuters they had brokered a truce between Israel and Hamas to end four days of cross-border fire between Israel and the Gaza Strip.Read More

Rockets From Gaza Hit Closer to Tel Aviv

By Haaretz

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired more than 40 rockets at Israel on Monday, as the heavy cross-border barrage continued into its fourth day.Read More

Egypt Parliament Moves To Reject U.S. Aid


The Egyptian parliament may vote on a measure that would cut $1 billion in U.S. foreign assistance.Read More

Israel Moves To Stem Exclusion of Women


Israel’s Cabinet approved a plan to increase the participation of women in municipal government.Read More

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