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Tent City Leaders Demand Lower Taxes and Housing Subsidies

By Gili Cohen and Ilan Lior (Haaretz)

After setting up a joint protest headquarters on Tuesday, representatives of the 40 tent encampments scattered across Israel, students and youth groups released the agreement reached and the guidelines for negotiating with the government.Read More


Jonathan Pollard Undergoes Emergency Surgery

By Jonathan Lis and Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard was taken Monday to the hospital for an urgent operation, suggesting a further deterioration in his health.Read More


Summer Camps Get Security Briefing After Norway Attack

By JTA

The Security Community Network is convening a conference call for organizers of Jewish camps and travel programs in the wake of the Norway massacre.Read More


American Groups Back Israeli Cost of Living Protests

By JTA

At least three liberal U.S. Jewish groups have expressed support for burgeoning social justice protests in Israel.Read More


Oldest Australian Jew Dies at 110

By JTA

Mary Rothstein, Australia’s oldest Jew, has died at age 110.Read More


Israel Supreme Court Orders State To Dismantle Illegal Settlement

By Chaim Levinson (Haaretz)

The Supreme Court issued an unprecedented ruling on Tuesday ordering the state to dismantle the largest illegal settlement outpost in the West Bank by March 2012.Read More


Gabrielle Giffords Makes Dramatic Return To Vote on Debt Bill

By Forward Staff

Gabrielle Giffords made a dramatic return.Read More


Progressive Jews Meet With White House

By JTA

Representatives from progressive Jewish organizations met with White House officials.Read More


Report: Netanyahu Agrees to Talks Based on '67 Borders

By Forward Staff

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is ready to negotiate a peace accord with the Palestinians on the basis of proposals from President Barack Obama, Israeli public radio reported late Monday.Read More


Holocaust Property Database Provides Trove of Info

By JTA

A database of Holocaust-era property records has become the largest publicly available, single-source database of lost Jewish property assets from that era.Read More


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