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Haaretz Reporter To Turn Over Secret Documents


Lawyers for the reporter who received top secret Israeli army documents from a former soldier will turn them over to security officialsRead More

RCA Comes Out Against Women in the Rabbinate


The leading Modern Orthodox rabbinic association has adopted an official position against the ordination of women while also encouraging the creation of “halakhically and communally appropriate professional opportunities” for female scholars.Read More

Former Attorneys General Oppose Possible Life Sentence for Rubashkin


Six former U.S. attorneys general have criticized prosecutors’ recommendation that a kosher meatpacking plant executive receive life in prison for bank fraud.Read More

New Arizona Law Criticized by Jewish Groups

By Melissa Apter (JTA)

Jewish groups are slamming Arizona’s stringent new immigration-enforcement law, but hope outrage over the measure will reignite efforts to push comprehensive immigration reform on a national level.Read More

Obama Holds Impromptu Meeting With Barak

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

U.S. President Barack Obama held an impromptu meeting with Defense Minister Ehud Barak Monday, during which Obama affirmed his country’s “unshakeable commitment to Israel’s security.”Read More

Iranian Scientist Asks for Political Asylum in Israel


An Iranian nuclear scientist has requested political asylum in Israel, an Israeli lawmaker said.Read More

Israel Razes 10 Settlement Houses Built After Last Year's Freeze

By Chaim Levinson and Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

Israel Defense Forces troops on Tuesday destroyed at least 10 structures built by Israeli nationalists in the West Bank following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s declaration of a temporary settlement freeze last year.Read More

Israel Lifts Ban on iPad


Israel has lifted its ban on the iPad.Read More

Goldstone Will Attend Grandson's Bar Mitzvah


Richard Goldstone will attend his grandson’s upcoming bar mitzvah in South Africa, following an agreement with local Jewish groups.Read More

Report: Bibi Rejects Obama's Call for E. Jerusalem Settlement Freeze


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected an Obama administration call for a total construction freeze in eastern Jerusalem, The Wall Street Journal reported.Read More

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