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White House Toughens Stance on Syria


Susan Rice, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations, offered the strongest sign yet that the Obama administration is seeking the removal of Syrian President Bashar Assad.Read More

Israel Will Go Ahead With East Jerusalem Construction

By Haaretz

Interior Minister Eli Yishai has given final authorization to build 1,600 apartments in East Jerusalem, and will approve 2,700 more in the next few days.Read More

Obama and Netanyahu Talk About Security


President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed peace and security issues a day after the State Department reprimanded Israel on new housing in Jerusalem.Read More

Growing Israel Protests Spread to More Cities

By Ilan Lior and Revital Hovel (Haaretz)

Protests against the rising costs of living marched on Wednesday in several cities across Israel. In Holon, protesters in the Jesse Cohen neighborhood burned tires and blocked roads after city inspectors ordered them to dismantle their tent compound within 24 hours. Most of the people occupying the tents are homeless.Read More

U.S. Ambassador Vows To Enhance Security Cooperation With Israel


Dan Shapiro, the U.S. ambassador to Israel, said the United States will continue security cooperation with Israel “to even greater levels.”Read More

Judge Rules New York's Kosher Law Is Constitutional


New York State’s revised kosher law is constitutional, a federal judge ruled.Read More

Barghouti Warns Against U.S. Veto of Palestinian State


Jailed Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti said worldwide protests will result from a U.S. veto of a Palestinian state at the United Nations.Read More

Hillel Plans Tent Cities on U.S. College Campuses


The tent movement is spreading.Read More

Baltimore Rabbi Jacob Max Dies at 87


Jacob Max, a longtime Baltimore-area rabbi who in 2009 was convicted of sexual offense, has died.Read More

Blogger Charged With Threatening To Kill Sen. Lieberman


The FBI has charged a Philadelphia blogger with threatening to shoot Sen. Joseph Lieberman.Read More

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