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Rabbi's Sex Abuse Case Opens

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The alleged victim took the stand as the sexual molestation case against a rabbi began in a New York courtroom.Read More


IDF To Release New Findings Refuting Goldstone Report

By Anshel Pfeffer (Haaretz)

The Israel Defense Forces will soon release new findings about a strike near the Ibrahim al-Maqadma Mosque during last year’s Operation Cast Lead in Gaza, in an effort to refute the Goldstone Report’s claim that it targeted civilians.Read More


Arab League Supports Resuming Peace Talks

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The Arab League agreed to support the resumption of indirect peace talks with Israel.Read More


Police Question Israel's Foreign Minister Lieberman

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Police questioned Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman for allegedly obstructing an investigation against him.Read More


Israeli Dual-Citizenship Holders Banned from Entering UAE

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Israeli dual citizenship holders will be banned from entering the United Arab Emirates, Dubai’s police chief announced.Read More


Pro-Israel Groups Rally on College Campuses for Apartheid Week

By Ben Harris (JTA)

At universities across the globe, the annual springtime ritual known as Israel Apartheid Week is kicking off this week, and Jewish students and pro-Israel groups have been readying themselves to respond in force.Read More


Olympic Wrap Up: Jewish Athletes Win Silver, Gold

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Two Jewish athletes took home medals at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver.Read More


Jewish Agency Names New Director-General

The Jewish Agency for Israel continued the shake-up of its top professionals with the naming of a new director-general.Read More


Report: Alleged Dubai Assassins Came to U.S.

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At least two of the alleged assassins involved in the killing of a top Hamas leader in Dubai entered the United States after the murder, The Washington Post reported.Read More


Palestinians Riot in Jerusalem

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Israeli police entered the Temple Mount compound after Palestinians began throwing stones during rioting in Jerusalem’s Old City.Read More





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  • Undeterred by the conflict, 24 Jews participated in the first ever Jewish National Fund— JDate singles trip to Israel. Translation: Jews age 30 to 45 travelled to Israel to get it on in the sun, with a side of hummus.
  • "It pains and shocks me to say this, but here goes: My father was right all along. He always told me, as I spouted liberal talking points at the Shabbos table and challenged his hawkish views on Israel and the Palestinians to his unending chagrin, that I would one day change my tune." Have you had a similar experience?
  • "'What’s this, mommy?' she asked, while pulling at the purple sleeve to unwrap this mysterious little gift mom keeps hidden in the inside pocket of her bag. Oh boy, how do I answer?"
  • "I fear that we are witnessing the end of politics in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. I see no possibility for resolution right now. I look into the future and see only a void." What do you think?
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  • "We will do what we must to protect our people. We have that right. We are not less deserving of life and quiet than anyone else. No more apologies."
  • "Woody Allen should have quit while he was ahead." Ezra Glinter's review of "Magic in the Moonlight": http://jd.fo/f4Q1Q
  • Jon Stewart responds to his critics: “Look, obviously there are many strong opinions on this. But just merely mentioning Israel or questioning in any way the effectiveness or humanity of Israel’s policies is not the same thing as being pro-Hamas.”
  • "My bat mitzvah party took place in our living room. There were only a few Jewish kids there, and only one from my Sunday school class. She sat in the corner, wearing the right clothes, asking her mom when they could go." The latest in our Promised Lands series — what state should we visit next?
  • Former Israeli National Security Advisor Yaakov Amidror: “A cease-fire will mean that anytime Hamas wants to fight it can. Occupation of Gaza will bring longer-term quiet, but the price will be very high.” What do you think?
  • Should couples sign a pre-pregnancy contract, outlining how caring for the infant will be equally divided between the two parties involved? Just think of it as a ketubah for expectant parents:
  • Many #Israelis can't make it to bomb shelters in time. One of them is Amos Oz.
  • According to Israeli professor Mordechai Kedar, “the only thing that can deter terrorists, like those who kidnapped the children and killed them, is the knowledge that their sister or their mother will be raped."
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  • Woody Allen on the situation in #Gaza: It's “a terrible, tragic thing. Innocent lives are lost left and right, and it’s a horrible situation that eventually has to right itself.”
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