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Israel Releases Map of Hezbollah Sites

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Israeli military officials have provided a map detailing nearly 1,000 sites and facilities monitored by the Hezbollah militant group in southern Lebanon, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.Read More

Facebook Takes Down Page Calling for Third Intifada

By Haaretz Service

The Facebook page calling for a third Palestinian intifada was taken down on Tuesday, after widespread calls for it to be removed.Read More

Israel Threatens Unilateral Steps if UN Recognizes Palestinian State

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Israel informed the 15 members of the United Nations Security Council last week, as well as several other prominent European Union countries, that if the Palestinian Authority persists in its efforts to gain recognition in September as a state within the 1967 borders, Israel would respond with a series of unilateral steps of its own.Read More

Holocaust Museum Launches Project to Identify Child Survivors


A project to identify child survivors of the Holocaust has been launched.Read More

Bibi Appoints Yoram Cohen as Israel's Next Shin Bet Chief

By Haaretz Service

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday that he has appointed Yoram Cohen as the next chief of Israel’s general security services, the Shin Bet.Read More

Pope Visits Mass Grave of Nazi Victims


Pope Benedict XVI visited the mass grave of the victims of a Nazi massacre near Rome.Read More

Will Carter Press for Alan Gross's Release During Cuba Visit?


Jimmy Carter is scheduled to visit Jewish leaders during a trip to Cuba, leading to speculation that the former U.S. president will ask the Cuban government to release jailed American contractor Alan Gross.Read More

A Procession of ‘Shirtwaists’

By Joy Resmovits

A few hundred marchers assembled this morning at Union Square in New York City, preparing for a solemn procession to the site of the Triangle Shirtwaist factory, where 146 young immigrants perished in a fire 100 years ago today. For many years, the Triangle fire was the worst industrial accident in New York City.Read More

Bibi: Israel's Reaction to Rocket Attacks Will Be Measured

By Jonathan Lis (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that if Hamas chooses to escalate cross-border tensions, Israel’s reaction to the attacks will be measured.Read More

Jerusalem Bomb Kills British Tourist


The lone casualty in the bombing at a bus stop in central Jerusalem was a British woman studying at Hebrew University.Read More

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