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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

Berman Gets Support of New PAC

By Forward Staff

Rep. Howard Berman won new financial support in his dogfight with fellow Jewish Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman.Read More

Gay Issue Prompts Seminary Rabbi To Quit


A rabbinic leader has quit the Conservative rabbinical seminary in Israel, reportedly over its policies toward gay students.Read More

Berkeley Group Urged To Rethink Bouncing J Street

By Haaretz

The directors of Berkeley Hillel are calling on the university’s Jewish student union to reconsider its decision to deny membership to J Street’s collegiate division.Read More

Bibi Takes Aim at Illegal African Migrants

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will present to the government on Sunday a plan to address the influx of illegal migrants from Africa. The plan will be allocated approximately NIS 630 million and will be funded by cutting 2 percent from every government office’s budget.Read More

Barrage of Rockets Hit Southern Israel

By Haaretz

Five rockets exploded in southern Israel Friday, including one shot down by the Iron Dome missile defense system. No damage was reported.Read More

Thousands March in Israel for Human Rights Day

By Haaretz

Thousands of Israelis marched in Tel Aviv on Friday to mark International Human Rights Day.Read More

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