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Family of American Contractor Can Sue Over Gaza Death

By JTA

The family of an American contractor killed in the Gaza Strip can sue the Palestinian Authority, a U.S. appeals court ruled.Read More


San Francisco Theater Will Close After 35 Years

By JTA

A 35-year-old Jewish theater in San Francisco will close this year at the end of its new season.Read More


Report: Israel and Hamas Meet To Discuss Gilad Shalit

By Avi Issacharoff (Haaretz)

Israeli and Hamas officials are due to meet in Cairo on Monday for a second round of indirect talks aimed at securing a deal on abducted Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit, the London-based Arab daily Al-Hayat reported.Read More


American Aid Worker Kidnapped in Pakistan

By JTA

An American citizen working on an aid development project was kidnapped from his home in Pakistan.Read More


Hoopster Casspi Returns to Israel for NBA Lockout

By JTA

Omri Casspi has negotiated a contract to play with his former Israeli basketball team during the NBA lockout, the team’s coach said.Read More


Perry Brings Support for Israel, Christian Zeal, to GOP Race

By JTA

To some conservative Jews, Texas Gov. Rick Perry would make an excellent presidential candidate. He’s been to Israel more than any other candidate in the field and has said he loves it. And Perry creates jobs.Read More


Heartless Thieves Steal Teddy Bears From Function

By JTA

Thieves stole teddy bear centerpieces from a brit while the guests were eating at the catered affair.Read More


Thousands Protest in Smaller Israeli Cities

By JTA

Tens of thousands of Israelis marched in social justice protests in smaller Israeli cities and in cities on the periphery.Read More


American Development Expert Kidnapped in Pakistan

By Forward Staff

V The U.S. Embassy in Pakistan identified the victim as Warren Weinstein, and said he works for an Arlington, Va. agency. He was said to be in his 60s.Read More


U.S. Threatens To Cut Off Gaza Humanitarian Aid

The U.S. State Department threatened to withdraw more than $100 million in aid to Gaza if Hamas leaders do not end demands to audit American charities working there.Read More


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