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American Development Expert Kidnapped in Pakistan

By Forward Staff

V The U.S. Embassy in Pakistan identified the victim as Warren Weinstein, and said he works for an Arlington, Va. agency. He was said to be in his 60s.Read More


U.S. Threatens To Cut Off Gaza Humanitarian Aid

The U.S. State Department threatened to withdraw more than $100 million in aid to Gaza if Hamas leaders do not end demands to audit American charities working there.Read More


Israel's Ambassador Attends White House Ramadan Dinner

By JTA

Israeli ambassador Michael Oren attended the annual White House dinner celebrating the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.Read More


Israel Protests Plan To Fan Out Across Country

By Ilan Lior (Haaretz)

Protests will spread to other cities.Read More


Israeli Ambassador Tells Jewish Dems To Fight Statehood Bid

By JTA

Israel’s ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, told Jewish Democrats that Israel needs “all hands on deck” ahead of a Palestinian push for statehood.Read More


Ohio Shuts Down Trade Office in Israel

By JTA

The State of Ohio’s Department of Development is closing its trade office in Israel.Read More


Yeshiva U. Gives First Woman Doctorate in Talmud

By JTA

Yeshiva University gave its doctorate in Talmud to a woman, Shana Strauch Schick, 30, for the first time.Read More


Baltimore Redistricting Meeting Shifted From Sabbath

By JTA

A hearing to discuss political redistricting in the Baltimore area was rescheduled to accommodate Jewish Sabbath observers.Read More


White House Toughens Stance on Syria

By JTA

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


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