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Israel Marks 50 Years Since Eichmann's Capture

By JTA

On the 50th anniversary of Adolf Eichmann’s capture for trial in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the event shaped Jewish history.Read More


Israel's New Egypt Ambassador Arrives in Cairo

By Haaretz

Israel’s new ambassador to Egypt has arrived in Cairo on Monday, Egyptian airport officials told the Associated Press. The ambassador arrived in Cairo, three months after rioters ransacked the Israeli Embassy in the Egyptian capital.Read More


Israel Approves Etzion Settlement Expansion

By Haaretz

Israel’s military establishment has approved the establishment of a new, permanent neighborhood and a farm near the West Bank settlement of Efrat. The projects will go beyond the community’s current built-up area, constituting an effective expansion of the Etzion Bloc of settlements toward the north and north-east. After they are completed, Jewish settlement in northern Gush Etzion will reach the edges of Bethlehem’s southernmost suburbs.Read More


Novelist Naomi Ragen Found Guilty of Plagiarism

By Haaretz

After four years of adjudication, the Jerusalem District Court yesterday upheld the writer Sarah Shapiro’s plagiarism claim against best-selling writer Naomi Ragen. The court ruled that Ragen knowingly copied from Shapiro’s work in her novel “Sotah.”Read More


Orthodox Child Sex Abuse Details Revealed: Report

By Forward Staff

Brooklyn prosecutors say authorities have arrested 85 people in the Orthodox Jewish community on child abuse charges in the past three years, the New York Post reported Sunday, confirming earlier reports in the Forward.Read More


Baseball MVP Ryan Braun Failed Drug Test

By JTA

Ryan Braun, the first Jewish player in more than five decades to win one of baseball’s Most Valuable Player awards, has reportedly tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug.Read More


Shechtman: Scientists Must Keep Eye on Leaders

By Haaretz

Israeli professor Dan Shechtman was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry in Stockholm on Saturday, and said that scientists have many duties, including keeping an eye on politicians.Read More


Gilad Shalit Thanks Supporters for Freedom

By Haaretz

Gilad Shalit made his first public address on Saturday, thanking activists who had worked toward his release from Hamas captivity.Read More


Palestinians Hit Gingrich Over 'Invented' Remark

By Haaretz

Palestinian leaders said on Saturday U.S. Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich had invited more conflict in the Middle East by calling the Palestinians an “invented” people who want to destroy Israel.Read More


Shechtman Accepts Nobel Prize in Chemistry

By Haaretz

Israeli scientist Daniel Shechtman received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in Stockholm Saturday, becoming the tenth Israeli to be awarded the prize. The prize was awarded by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.Read More


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