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Obama Freezes Assets of Assad and Other Syrian Leaders

By JTA

President Obama extended a freeze on Syrian assets to the country’s government and its entire leadership.Read More


Philip Roth Wins Man Booker International Prize

By JTA

Jewish author Philip Roth has won the Man Booker International Prize for the body of work in his more than 50-year-long career.Read More


White House Hosts Jewish American Heritage Month Reception

By JTA

President Obama hosted a reception for Jewish American Heritage Month.Read More


Syrian Infiltrator Turns Himself in to Tel Aviv Police

By JTA

A Syrian infiltrator who breached Israel’s border during Nakba Day protests turned himself in to police in Tel Aviv.Read More


Abbas, in Times Op-Ed, Urges U.N. To Support a Palestinian State

United Nations member states should support the move to declare Palestinian independence in September of this year, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas wrote in a New York Times op-ed on Tuesday, adding that such a move would also allow the Palestinians to pursue their claims against Israel.Read More


Rahm Emanuel Sworn In as Mayor of Chicago

By JTA

Rahm Emanuel was sworn in as the first Jewish mayor of Chicago.Read More


U.S. Airs Concerns on Chabad-Russia Text Feud

By JTA

American officials have weighed in for the first time on a Chabad court victory over the ownership of Chasidic texts, reportedly saying it could jeopardize Russia-U.S. cultural ties.Read More


Israel Files Complaint With U.N. Over Border Infiltrations

By JTA

Israel filed a complaint with the United Nations Security Council against Syria and Lebanon over the breach of its border by protesters.Read More


Violence Erupts in Israel, as Thousands Mark 'Nakba Day'

By JTA

Hundreds of Arabs from Syria stormed across the border into Israel on Sunday, prompting Israeli troops to respond with fire that killed at least four people.Read More


Coen Brothers: Boycotting Israel Is a Mistake

By Haaretz Service

While on a visit to Israel to collect a million-dollar award from Tel Aviv University, American filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen said that they did not believe that boycotting Israel would solve political problems.Read More


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