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Parents Protest 'Extremist' Religious Schools

By Haaretz

Parents of some 400 children in the state religious school system have banded together to protest what they view as the extreme bent the system has taken.Read More

Author Quizzed for Helping Palestinians Into Israel

By Haaretz

Author and translator Ilana Hammerman was questioned by the police for the third time this week on suspicion of bringing Palestinians into Israel without a permit.Read More

Panetta Warns Iran Strike Bad for Economy

By Haaretz

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned on the eve of talks with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak that a strike on Iran could harm the world economy, saying the U.S. focus was on diplomatic pressure and sanctions.Read More

Israel Grabs West Bank Land for Kibbutz

By Haaretz

Israel carried out a de facto annexation of Palestinian land northeast of the Jordan Valley and given it to Kibbutz Merav. Merav, part of the Religious Kibbutz Movement, is about seven kilometers northwest of the parcel.Read More

Spielberg in Talks for Moses Biopic


Steven Spielberg is in talks to direct a movie about the life of Moses.Read More

Rabbi: Death Better Than Women Singing

By Haaretz

Israel Defense Forces soldiers should choose death before they remain at army events which include women’s singing, a top settler religious leader said in an interview on Thursday.Read More

Israel May Target Iran Web and Phones: Report

By Haaretz

Israel intends to electronic warfare on Iranian civilian infrastructures in the event of a strike against the Islamic Republic’s nuclear facilities, The Daily Beast reported on Thursday, amid ongoing fallout from a damning report by the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog.Read More

Anti-Semitic Vandals Strike Again in Brooklyn


Less than a week after an alleged hate crime attack in a Brooklyn neighborhood, another has been perpetrated.Read More

New York Stays Open as Protests Flare

By Forward Staff

Occupy Wall Street protesters marched across lower Manhattan all day long. They didn’t shut down the city, but there were scuffles with police and more than arrests.Read More

Palestinians Would Freeze Statehood for New Aid

By Haaretz

The Palestinian Authority has offered the United States a deal, saying it would freeze all moves to achieve full membership for “Palestine” in various UN agencies until the end of January, a European diplomat said, while the United States and Israel would resume transferring it funds.Read More

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