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Parents and Students Join New Israeli Protests

By Ilan Lior and Ravital Hovel (Haaretz)

More than 1,000 parents participated Thursday in stroller marches across Israel, with about 500 in Tel Aviv, 400 in Hertzliya, 200 in Kiryat Motzkin, near Haifa, and about 50 in Sderot, all protesting against the high cost of raising children in Israel.Read More


Gabrielle Giffords Is Well Enough for Re-Election Bid, Doctor Says

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Gabrielle Gifford’s neurosurgeon says that the Arizona congresswoman could run for re-election.Read More


Aron Pleads Not Guilty to Leiby Kletzky Murder

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Levi Aron, the Brooklyn man who is accused of killing and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment.Read More


Israeli Artists Bring Tent City Protest to Washington

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

A group of Israeli artists has organized their own tent protest outside the White House in Washington, in a show of solidarity with the social protests that have swept Israel in recent weeks.Read More


Jew Who Was Mandela's 'First White Friend' Dies

By JTA

Nat Bregman, whom anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela described as his “first white friend,” died in Johannesburg.Read More


Baltimore Modern Orthodox Get New Day School

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A new Modern Orthodox day school is opening in Baltimore three months after another shut down.Read More


Obama Hopes To Visit Israel, Ambassador Says

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The new U.S. ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro, said President Obama hopes to visit the country.Read More


Bill Helps Holocaust Survivors Get Services

By JTA

U.S. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida sponsored a bill that would give Holocaust survivors preference in obtaining aging services.Read More


Pollard Recovering After Urgent Surgery

By JTA

Jonathan Pollard is recovering after successful surgery.Jonathan Pollard is recovering after successful surgery.Read More


Detroit Looking for a Few Young Jews

By JTA

The Detroit Jewish community is launching a nationwide campaign to raise money to bring 25 young Jews to live in the city.Read More


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