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Bibi Opposes Knesset Investigations of Human Rights Groups

By Jonathan Lis (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Thursday he opposes setting up parliamentary committees to investigate the funding sources of left-wing Israeli human rights groups.Read More

San Antonio Mayor Boosts Israel Ties


The mayor of San Antonio, Texas, Julián Castro, signed agreements with Israel to share knowledge and economic cooperation.Read More

Holocaust Claims Group Appoints Ombudsman


The organization that manages billions of dollars of Holocaust reparations payments voted to appoint an independent ombudsman.Read More

Dignitaries Visit Israel To Fight Palestinian Statehood Bid


A group of dignitaries including a former prime minister and a Nobel Peace Prize winner came to Israel to pledge to fight the Palestinian bid for statehood recognition at the United Nations.Read More

Accused Killer of Leiby Kletzky Says He Hears Voices

By Forward Staff

The accused killer of kidnapped Jewish boy Leiby Kletzky pleaded not guilty to murder during a brief appearance in a Brooklyn court Thursday.Read More

Jewish Federation CEOs Look to New Funding Models

A generational changing of the guard throughout North America’s largest Jewish charitable network is opening the door to new chief executives increasingly open to experimenting with changes to the century-old funding model favored by local federations.Read More

Jewish Men's Clubs Push for a Revival

By Sue Fishkoff (JTA)

When Mitchell Ross was a boy, he remembers his grandfather hanging out with the men’s club at his Conservative synagogue.Read More

Netanyahu Backs Israel's Boycott Law

By Jonathan Lis (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended Wednesday the boycott law, which was passed in the Knesset Monday night. The law, which penalizes people or organizations who call for a boycott on Israel or the settlements, provoked sharp criticism from opposition MKs and leftist organizations in Israel.Read More

Argentina Launches Campaign To Remember Jewish Center Attack


Argentina’s president and several of the country’s international sports stars are among those featured in a new campaign to remember the 1994 bombing of the Buenos Aires Jewish center.Read More

Canada Will Oppose Palestinian Recognition Move


Canada will not support the Palestinian effort at the United Nations to win statehood.Read More

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