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Many Israelis Think New Laws Undemocratic

By Haaretz

Nearly half of the Israeli public believes that a recent series of bills raised in Knesset are endangering democracy in Israel, a recent Haaretz-Dialog poll found.Read More


Bibi Chides Livni Over Abbas Talks

By Haaretz

The only Israeli body fit to negotiate with the Palestinian Authority is the elected government, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Opposition Leader Tzipi Livni on Thursday, a day after the Kadima chairman met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.Read More


Germans Probe Iran Plot Against Americans

By Haaretz

German prosecutors have opened an inquiry into allegations of an Iranian plot to attack U.S. bases on German soil, prosecutor-general Harald Range confirmed in Karlsruhe on Thursday.Read More


Jewish-Owned Shops Vandalized in New Jersey

By JTA

Several Jewish-owned shops in Highland Park, N.J., were vandalized.Read More


Right Wing Takes Another Shot at Israeli NGO's

By Haaretz

A new bill aimed at limiting foreign funding of Israeli non-governmental organizations was proposed by Likud and Yisrael Beiteinu on Wednesday, replacing two previous bills that have been proposed and subsequently frozen by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.Read More


AIPAC-Style Group Launched in South Africa

By JTA

A pro-Israel lobbying group modeled after AIPAC was launched in South Africa.Read More


Livni to Abbas: Don't Get Swept Away by Hamas

By Haaretz

The Palestinian Authority must return to Mideast peace talks with Israel, Opposition Leader Tzipi Livni told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday, adding that Palestinians should not allow themselves to be swept up by extreme Islamic forces.Read More


Adelsons Donate $5 Million to Birthright

By JTA

Sheldon and Miriam Adelson are contributing an additional $5 million to Birthright Israel, which the organization says will move 2,000 applicants from waitlisted to traveling this winter.Read More


Israel Releases Some Palestinian Tax Money

By JTA

Israel released $100 million in tax funds it had withheld from the Palestinian Authority.Read More


Muslim Brotherhood Leads in Early Egypt Results

By Haaretz

The Muslim Brotherhood appeared to be leading Egypt’s first elections after the fall of Hosni Mubarak. The Islamist movement looks set to be the strongest force in the country.Read More


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