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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


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


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


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

Feds Probe Alleged Discrimination at Columbia


The U.S. Department of Education is investigating Columbia University for allegedly discriminating against a Jewish student.Read More

Panetta Fails To Win Release of Suspected Spy in Egypt


U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta left Egypt without Ilan Grapel, the dual U.S.-Israeli citizen being held in Egypt on spying charges.Read More

California Day School Raises $1 Million To Match Gift


The Oakland Hebrew Day School in California has raised $1 million in 10 months to match a grant from an anonymous donor.Read More

Orchestra Drops Concert Featuring Female Singer

By Haaretz

Bowing to pressure from religious subscribers, the Ashdod-based Israel Andalusian Orchestra has removed a concert from its subscription series featuring a female singer.Read More

Diplomat Fired for Leaking Sensitive Information

By Haaretz

The Deputy Chief of Mission of the Israeli Embassy in Washington, D.C., Dan Arbell, was recently relieved of his duties by Foreign Ministry Director General Rafael Barak, after Arbell admitted he had leaked sensitive information to the press.Read More

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