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Israeli Court Backs Deportation of Mother and Child

By JTA

An Israeli court ruled that a 4-year-old girl born in Israel and her Filipina mother will be deported, in a case that prompted intervention by the Israeli prime minister’s wife.Read More


Los Angeles Synagogue Defaced by Anti-Semitic Vandals

A synagogue in the Los Angeles area was defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti.Read More


Cheney Urged Bush To Attack Syria, New Book Says

By Haaretz

Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney urged the United States to bomb a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor in June 2007, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, quoting excerpts from Cheney’s autobiography due to be published next week.Read More


Australia Council Refuses To Allow Eruv

By JTA

ewish leaders in Sydney are irate after a local council denied an application to build an eruv.Read More


Glenn Beck Wraps Up Trip With Jerusalem Rally

By JTA

Hundreds gathered in Jerusalem’s Old City for broadcaster Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Courage” rally.Read More


Barrage of Rockets Hits Israel; Toddler Hurt

By Haaretz

AF aircraft targeted two militants in separate locations on Wednesday in northern Gaza, who had launched projectiles at Israel shortly before, the IDF said in a statement.Read More


'Jewish Indiana Jones' Faces Fraud Case Over Torahs

By Forward Staff

A man who claimed to rescue Torah scrolls lost in the Holocaust was charged with fraud by federal authorities on Wednesday.Read More


California Moves Towards Limiting Restrictions on Circumcision

By JTA

A bill that would prevent local communities in California from banning male circumcision was unanimously approved by the state senate’s judiciary committee.Read More


Delta Won't Ask About Religion, Despite Saudi Alliance

By JTA

Delta Airlines announced that it will not ask its customers to disclose their religious affiliation, despite partnering with Saudi Arabian Airlines.Read More


Scottish Student Expelled for Insulting Israeli Flag

By JTA

A university student in Scotland was found guilty of racism after insulting a fellow student’s Israeli flag, and he was expelled from St. Andrews University.Read More


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