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Reuters Accused of Cropping Flotilla Photos

By JTA

A blog has criticized the Reuters news agency for cropping the knives of activists on board a Gaza-bound flotilla from photos it distributed to newspapers.Read More


Rubashkin Acquitted in Agriprocessors Child Labor Case

By JTA

Kosher meatpacking executive Sholom Rubashkin was acquitted in an Iowa state court of child labor violationsRead More


Israel To Create State Panel To Investigate Flotilla Raid

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was expected to announce on Monday or Tuesday the creation of a state panel of inquiry to investigate the Israel Navy’s deadly raid of a humanitarian aid flotilla bound for the Gaza Strip last week.Read More


Mordechai Eliyahu, Former Sephardi Chief Rabbi, Dies

By JTA

Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu, spiritual leader of the national religious movement in Israel, has died.Read More


Helen Thomas Loses Agent, Friends After Telling Jews To 'Get the Hell Out of Palestine'

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Senior White House Press Corps member Helen Thomas may have apologized for her recent on-camera remarks calling on Jews to “get the hell out of Palestine” and go home to Europe, but her reputation seems beyond repair amid the abounding calls for her resignation.Read More


Helen Thomas Apologizes for Telling Jews To 'Get the Hell Out of Palestine'

By JTA

Veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas has apologized for saying that Jews should “get the hell out of Palestine.”Read More


Israel Intercepts Additional Gaza-Bound Ship

By JTA

Israel peacefully intercepted a seventh Gaza-bound ship and brought it to Ashdod port.Read More


Obama: ‘Break Out of the Current Impasse’

By JTA

President Obama reiterated his call for an investigation into the flotilla confrontation and urged parties in the Middle East to transform the situation into a chance to advance the peace process.Read More


Hebrew U. Drops Goldstone From Board

By Forward Staff

Judge Richard Goldstone has been removed from the board of governors of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.Read More


American Reportedly Among Dead Flotilla Activists

By JTA

A dual American-Turkish citizen is reportedly among the activists killed by Israeli soldiers when a Gaza-bound flotilla was intercepted by Israel’s Navy.Read More


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