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Israel Brush Fire Kills 40, Still Burns

By JTA

At least 40 people have been killed in a massive brush fire in northern Israel.Read More


Jewish Dems Press AIPAC To Back START Treaty

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Top Jewish Democratic senators are pressing AIPAC to back the new START arms reduction treaty with Russia.Read More


Debate Over Hummus at Princeton Seen as Part of BDS Drive

By JTA

Princeton students are voting on whether to ask the university’s dining services to provide an alternative brand of hummus.Read More


Palestinian Author Defends His Widely Challenged Report on Western Wall

By Nathan Jeffay

The author of a controversial new Palestinian Authority report says his claim that the Western Wall is not a Jewish historic site does not constitute Palestinian propaganda but is rather an attempt to educate world Jewry.Read More


WikiLeaks: Bibi Supported Land Swap with Palestinians

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the Obama administration just two weeks after elected to Knesset that he supported the idea of a land exchange and had no desire to govern Palestinian territories, according to a diplomatic cable released by the online whistleblower WikiLeaks on Sunday.Read More


Indiana U. Jewish Centers Are Targets of Attacks

By JTA

Rocks were thrown through the windows of two Jewish centers at Indiana University.Read More


Jewish Woman Appointed to Bahrain's Legislature

By JTA

A Jewish woman was appointed to Bahrain’s main legislative body.Read More


Bibi: WikiLeaks Proves Israel Is Right on Iran

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

A raft of controversial diplomatic secrets published by the WikiLeaks group has not damaged Israel and in fact strengthened its position, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday.Read More


Rights Groups Call Planned Migrant Detention Center a Disgrace to Israel

By Dana Weiler-Polak (Haaretz) and Haaretz Service

A cabinet decision on Sunday approving a plan to hold and deport thousands of illegal migrant workers drew the ire of rights groups, who called the plan a disgrace on the State of Israel and said such a move would do nothing to halt the stream of infiltrators crossing over from Sinai.Read More


WikiLeaks Expose: Barak Warned That Iran Strike Was Viable Until End of 2010

By Haaretz Service

A 2009 American government cable released Sunday by the WikiLeaks website quotes Defense Minister Ehud Barak as telling visiting American officials that a strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities was viable until the end of 2010, but after that “any military solution would result in unacceptable collateral damage.”Read More


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