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Oren Close to Resolution with 'Mainstream' J Street

By JTA

The Israeli ambassador to Washington says his dispute with J Street is close to resolution and that the group was “much more in the mainstream.”Read More


Jewish Groups' Letter Urges Obama To Open Gaza

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Jewish and Israeli groups have signed on to a letter urging President Obama to press Israel to lift its closure of the Gaza Strip.Read More


Israeli Conservative Synagogue Burned

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A Conservative synagogue in Israel was burned.Read More


Wiesel: 'I Wouldn't Cry if Ahmadinejad was Killed'

Elie Wiesel said he would not cry if the “pathologically sick” Iranian president was assassinated.Read More


Bernard Lander, Touro College Founder, Dies at 94

By JTA

Rabbi Dr. Bernard Lander, the founder and president of Touro College, has died.Read More


Costa Rica Elects Jewish V.P.

By JTA

A Jewish former banker was elected the vice president of Costa Rica.Read More


Israel's Interior Minister: Legalize E. Jerusalem's Beit Yonatan

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Israel’s interior minister has asked a Jerusalem municipal committee to consider legalizing a Jewish building in an eastern Jerusalem neighborhood.Read More


Secretary Clinton: Iran, N. Korea Pose Gravest Threats to U.S. Interests

By JTA

North Korea and Iran are the countries posing the gravest threats to U.S. interests, Hillary Rodham Clinton said.Read More


Abbas Agrees To Indirect Peace Talks, French News Agency Reports

By JTA

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas reportedly has agreed in principle to hold indirect peace negotiations with Israel brokered by the United States.Read More


In E. Jerusalem, Evacuation Orders Canceled for Controversial Residence

By Nir Hasson and Liel Kyzer (Haaretz)

The Jerusalem Municipality on Monday canceled the distribution of evacuation orders for a residential building erected by nationalist Jews in the heart of an Arab neighborhood in East Jerusalem.Read More





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