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Friedman Slammed for 'Bought and Paid For' Remark

By JTA

U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman called on New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman to apologize for saying congressional cheers for Benjamin Netanyahu were “bought and paid for.”Read More


RCA: No Position on Gay 'Reparative Therapy'

By JTA

The Rabbinical Council of America said it will not take a position on so-called reparative therapy for gays.Read More


U.S. House Passes New Iran Sanctions

By JTA

The U.S. House of Representatives passed new Iran sanctions and President Obama indicated he would not veto the bill.Read More


Hundreds More Prisoners To Go Free in Shalit Swap

By JTA

Israel’s Prison Service has released a list of 550 Palestinian prisoners to be released in phase two of the Gilad Shalit prisoner swap deal.Read More


Clinton Calls Gingrich Comment Unhelpful

By Haaretz

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Newt Gingrich’s comment that the Palestinians are an “invented people” was unhelpful to the peace process.Read More


'Price Tag' Activists Clash With Israeli Soldiers

By Haaretz

Dozens of right-wing activists clashed with police officers in Jerusalem on Wednesday, amid attempts to arrest suspects linked to recent so-called price tag attacks.Read More


Tim Tebow Starts Craze With Prayer

By JTA

Denver Broncos sensation Tim Tebow is a devout Christian who celebrates touchdowns by going on one knee. Even Jews have taken to imitating his ‘Tebow-ing.’Read More


No 'Invention'! Gingrich Embraced Arafat

By Haaretz

Newt Gingrich now derides the Palestinians an ‘invented’ people. He apparently didn’t feel that way in 1993 when he was captured warmly greeting PLO leader Yasser Arafat.Read More


Dutch Withdraw Bill Banning Kosher Slaughter

By JTA

A bill to ban ritual slaughter was withdrawn by the Dutch Senate days before a scheduled vote.Read More


Day Schools Say Ex-Teacher Molested Students

By JTA

Two Jewish schools in New Jersey have contacted police about a former teacher that they say had “inappropriate sexual contact” with students.Read More


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