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In Leak Case, Israel Gags News of Journalist Under House Arrest

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Israel has held a journalist under secret house arrest since last December based on allegations that during her military service she leaked classified documents suggesting that the Israeli army violated laws dealing with targeted killings.Read More


ADL Calls Carter Apology 'Insincere'

By JTA

Jimmy Carter’s apology last December to the Jewish community was insincere, the Anti-Defamation League said.Read More


Obama White House Will Host Its Second Passover Seder

By Barney Breen-Portnoy (Haaretz)

As Jews throughout the world gather for Passover seders on Monday evening, the world’s most prominent political leader will be hosting one of his own.Read More


Bibi Says He's Working To 'Reduce the Gaps' Between Israel and U.S.

By JTA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called recent unflattering Israeli media reports about the Obama administration “unacceptable.”Read More


Health Care Bill Could Mean Election Battles for Some Jewish Dems

By Eric Fingerhut (JTA)

A window was shattered by a pellet gun in an apparent vandalism attack at her Tucson district office. Sarah Palin has put her on the list of Democratic lawmakers she is targeting this fall. Arizona Tea Party activists are pledging to help defeat her bid for re-election.Read More


In Tight Race, Candidate Disavows J Street

By JTA

A candidate in a tight Democratic primary race in suburban Philadelphia asked J Street to pull its endorsement.Read More


Conservative Movement To Open Its First Shul Down Under

By Dan Goldberg (JTA)

It began with a small ad placed in the Melbourne edition of the Australian Jewish News by John Rosenberg, a Jewish professor who liked neither the constraints of Orthodoxy nor the lack of tradition in Reform Judaism.Read More


Petraeus Says He Doesn't Blame Israel for Endangering U.S. Interests

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Commander of the U.S. Military’s Central Command Gen. David Petraeus phoned his Israeli counterpart, Gabi Ashkenazi, this week to deny reports that he had blamed Israeli policy for the failure in a regional solution and for endangering U.S. interests.Read More


Berkeley Student President Vetoes Divestment Bill

By JTA

The student government president at the University of California vetoed a bill calling for divestment from two companies doing business with Israel.Read More


Israel Considered for Nude Photo Project

By JTA

Photographer Spencer Tunick, who is famous for taking photographs of nude crowds at sites around the world, is planning to bring his project to Israel.Read More


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