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Kol Nidre Service Set for Occupy Wall Street Protest

By JTA

A Kol Nidre service will take place at the protest movement known as Occupy Wall Street.Read More


The Jewish Zen of Steve Jobs

By Jason Miller (JTA)

Social networking sites began buzzing immediately after word spread of the death of Apple Computer visionary Steve Jobs Wednesday evening. Rabbis took time out of their busy preparations for Yom Kippur to halt their sermon writing and post personal reflections on what the contributions of Steve Jobs’ creative spark had on them.Read More


Foxman Warns Abbas Against Demonizing Israel

By Haaretz

The Palestinian Authority must stop demonizing Israel in the international stage, the Anti-Defamation league said in an open letter to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday, urging the PA leader to return to the negotiations table.Read More


Key Lawmaker Warns UNESCO Against Palestinian Membership

By JTA

Rep. Kay Granger (R-Tex.), warned UNESCO that granting the Palestinians full membership could mean a cutoff in U.S. funding for the cultural body.Read More


Steve Jobs, Apple's Co-Founder, Dead at 56

By Forward Staff

Steve Jobs, the tech visionary who built Apple into a global force, has died at 56 in California, the company said.Read More


Nobel Laureate Says Israel's Science Cuts Hurt Education

By Haaretz

Israeli scientists felt “humiliated” by government slashes to university research budgets, Dan Shechtman, who was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, told Israel Radio on Thursday.Read More


Biden Denies Comment About Pollard's Release

By Haaretz

President Joe Biden denied he said spy Jonathan Pollard would be released “over his dead body,” telling U.S. Jewish leaders on Wednesday, however, that the sentiment expressed in his rejection was his own.Read More


White House Condemns Mosque Torching

By JTA

The Obama administration condemned a mosque burning in northern Israel and backed Israeli efforts to track the perpetrators.Read More


Americans For Peace Now Weighs In on Jerusalem Case

By JTA

Americans for Peace Now filed a brief supporting the Obama administration in its arguments to the U.S. Supreme Court against registering Jerusalem-born Americans as having been born in Israel.Read More


Madoff Victims Get $312 Million Restitution

By JTA

Victims of Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff are beginning to receive restitutions, according to The New York Times.Read More


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