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Four Members of Orthodox Patrol Unit Shot in Brooklyn

By JTA

Four members of an Orthodox volunteer patrol were shot Thursday night in Brooklyn.Read More


EU Trade Chief Apologizes for 'Irrational Jews' Comment

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The European Union’s trade chief apologized for saying that rational discussion about Israel was impossible with Jews and that the Jewish lobby is the most influential in Washington.Read More


New Book: Nazi-Hunting Wiesenthal Was Mossad Agent

By Dalia Karpel (Haaretz)

Simon Wiesenthal, the Holocaust survivor who dedicated his life to tracking down Nazi war criminals, was seen all his life as a one-man organization. But now, documents from his estate show he was a Mossad agent.Read More


Settlers End West Bank Construction Moratorium in Response to Hebron Terror

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A settlers’ umbrella group unilaterally ended the West Bank construction moratorium in response to the terrorist attack near Hebron.Read More


Netanyahu and Abbas Each Give a Little on Day One of Talks

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Tell us what you want. Now listen to what your partner wants. Now tell us what your partner wants.Read More


At Peace Talks, Arab Leaders Call for Settlement Freeze and Final Status

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

At the launch of renewed peace talks, Arab leaders called on Israel to sustain a settlement freeze and to negotiate final status issues.Read More


Barak Sees a Jerusalem Divided

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Israel would be willing to divide control over Jerusalem as part of a peace deal, Defense Minister Ehud Barak told an Israeli newspaper.Read More


Barak: Israel Willing to Divide Jerusalem

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Israel would be willing to divide control over Jerusalem as part of a peace deal, Defense Minister Ehud Barak told an Israeli newspaper.Read More


Four Israelis Killed in Attack Near Hebron

By Marcy Oster (JTA)

Four Jewish Israelis were killed when gunmen opened fire on the car they were riding in at the entrance to Kiryat Arba, near Hebron.Read More


Campaign Pushes Yom Kippur as Device-Free Day

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A new campaign is promoting Yom Kippur as a day to disconnect from technology.Read More





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