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Rabin Remembered Upon Anniversary of His Death

By JTA

The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin “must not be forgiven or forgotten,” Israeli President Shimon Peres said at a candlelighting ceremony marking the 15th anniversary of the tragedy.Read More


Oren: No One Will Dictate Israel's Borders

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Israel’s ambassador to the United States Michael Oren told reporters on Tuesday that Israel would not allow anyone to dictate its borders.Read More


Would-Be Synagogue Bombers Are Convicted

By JTA

Four men caught in an FBI sting operation were convicted of plotting to blow up synagogues in New York City.Read More


Israel Extends Invitation to Chilean Miners

By Haaretz Service

Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov on Monday extended an official invitation to the 33 Chilean miners who were rescued last week to experience a “spiritual journey” this Christmas in the Holy Land.Read More


Database of Nazi-Looted Art Now Online

By JTA

A searchable database of more than 20,000 Nazi-looted art objects has gone online.Read More


Israel Resumes Attempts To Negotiate Release of Shalit

By JTA

Negotiations to release captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit from Hamas have resumed, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.Read More


Palestinians Say New E. Jerusalem Building Threatens Talks

By JTA

Palestinian officials said Israel’s announcement of 240 new units in eastern Jerusalem was a further blow to renewed peace talks.Read More


Staten Island Man Accused of Murdering Parents Arrested in Israel

By JTA

A New York man accused of stabbing his parents to death is in custody in Israel.Read More


Jewish Voice for Peace on ADL's List of Anti-Israel Groups

By Natasha Mozgovaya and Shlomo Shamir (Haaretz)

The Anti-Defamation League on Thursday published its list of the 10 most influential and active anti-Israel groups in the United States, a compilation including one organization led by American Jews.Read More


Jewish Businessman Gives $10,000 to Rescued Chilean Miners

By JTA

A Chilean Jewish mining executive has written $10,000 checks to each of the 33 miners that are being rescued from a collapsed mine in Chile after being trapped for more than two months.Read More





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