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Kagan Is Reportedly Obama's Choice for Supreme Court

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

President Obama will reportedly nominate Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court.Read More

British Election Results Give Liberal Democrats Sway


The inconclusive vote in Britain’s election on Thursday puts a political party considered critical of Israel in a key spot.Read More

Oren: Obama Did Not Snub Bibi


President Obama never snubbed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s U.S. ambassador said.Read More

Arson Suspected in West Bank Mosque Fire


Israeli firefighters said that a fire in a West Bank mosque appears to be arson; extremist Jews are suspected.Read More

Report: Dershowitz Turned Down Job as Israel's U.N. Ambassador


Alan Dershowitz reportedly turned down an offer to serve as Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations.Read More

Following Lunch With Obama, Wiesel Says Tensions Are 'Gone'

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

President Obama capped an intensive two weeks of administration make-nice with Israeli officials and the American Jewish community by hosting Elie Wiesel, the Nobel peace laureate and Holocaust memoirist, for lunch at the White House.Read More

Young Israelis Turn To Yiddish

By Sue Fishkoff (JTA)

Nufal Levanon, a 25-year-old student at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, says she rarely heard Yiddish growing up, although her Romanian-born parents both were native speakers of the language.Read More

Robert Elman Named AJCommittee's New President


Robert Elman was elected president of the American Jewish Committee at the organization’s annual meeting.Read More

Ahmadinejad’s U.N. Speech Attacks U.S. and Israel, Sends Delegates Out


Delegates to a United Nations conference on nuclear proliferation walked out as Mahmoud Ahmadinejad began his speech, which attacked the United States and Israel.Read More

Indian Court Finds Mumbai Gunman Guilty


An Indian court found a Pakistani man guilty of murder and other offenses for his role in the 2008 Mumbai attacks.Read More

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