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Biden Says U.S.-Israel Ties 'Unbreakable'

By JTA

Vice President Joe Biden said the U.S. commitment to Israel was “unbreakable.”Read More


Bibi's Laws Blasted as Attack on Democracy

By Haaretz

As the Knesset get ready to vote Monday on a number of controversial bills, MKs from both the opposition and the governing coalition have voiced strong criticism of the proposed laws, saying they are draconian and anti-democratic.Read More


Democrats Blast GOP Plan to 'Zero' Israel Aid

By Haaretz

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz sharply challenged the Republican field, including Mitt Romney, for pledging to zero out the foreign aid budget, including resources the U.S. provides to Israel.Read More


Israel May Be Behind Iran Blast: Report

By Haaretz

Israel is behind the recent explosion at an Iran missile base, a Western intelligence source told Time Magazine.Read More


Evelyn Lauder Dies, Led Pink-Ribbon Campaign

By JTA

Evelyn Lauder, who pioneered the pink ribbon as the symbol of breast cancer awareness, has died.Read More


Brooklyn March Protests Anti-Semitic Vandalism

By Forward Staff

Scores of people marched through a Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn Sunday to protest the anti-Semitic vandalism that struck the area.Read More


Bibi Clamps Down on Free Speech: Opposition

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government has set upon itself to limit free speech and declare war on Israel’s judicial system, Labor leader MK Shelly Yachimovich said on Sunday, adding that a wave of recent Likud bills was pushing Israel away from the democratic world.Read More


GOP Candidates Spar on Iran in Debate

By JTA

Three Republican candidates for president said they would go to war if Iran obtained a nuclear weapon.Read More


Jerusalem Mayor Wants Women Back on Posters

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat on Sunday urged District Police Commander Niso Shaham to put a stop to the exclusion of women’s images from billboards across the city, and to the defacing of advertisements on which women do appear, both trends initiated of late by the local ultra-Orthodox sector.Read More


Israel Moves To Limit Funds for Rights Groups

By Haaretz

The Ministerial Committee for Legislation on Sunday approved two bills that would limit foreign funding for Israeli human rights organizations.Read More


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