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Guessing Obama's Guest List For Jewish Heritage Month Opener

By Haaretz

In politics, as elsewhere, it’s a sport that’s almost as popular as people-watching: Guest-list watching.Read More


Georgia Enacts New Kosher Labeling Law

By JTA

Georgia amended its kosher labeling law to require public disclosure for unpackaged food represented as kosher.Read More


Court Upholds Evacuation of Jews in E. Jerusalem Neighborhood

By JTA

A Jerusalem court has rejected an appeal by Jewish families to allow them to continue living in an eastern Jerusalem building.Read More


Rahm Emanuel Is in Israel To Celebrate Son's Bar Mitzvah

By JTA

Rahm Emanuel arrived in Israel to celebrate the bar mitzvah of his son.Read More


How W. Bank Outpost Residents Are Turning to Facebook

By Chaim Levinson (Haaretz)

When Itai Zar, 34, the leader of Havat Gilad, was arrested last November, it was only natural that the footage documenting the arrest, which someone filmed on their cell phone, would be posted within minutes on the outpost’s Facebook page - to the delight of the group’s 2,234 members.Read More


Britain Sees Spike in Haredi Population

By JTA

Synagogue membership has stopped declining in Britain, due to a rise in the number of fervently Orthodox Jews.Read More


Bibi to PA: Israel Boycott Is Self-Destructive

By Mazal Mualem (Haaretz) and Haaretz Service

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on the Palestinian Authority on Monday to stop opposing economic peace with Israel.Read More


Jews for Jesus Founder Dies

By JTA

Moishe Rosen, the founder of the Jews for Jesus movement, died Wednesday at 78 from prostate cancer.Read More


Jewish Theater Cancels Madoff Play After Wiesel Objects

By JTA

A Jewish theater in Washington has cancelled a play scheduled for the coming season after objections by Elie Wiesel.Read More


Major Powers Agree on Iran Sanctions

By JTA

The five members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany have agreed on a sanctions package against Iran.Read More


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