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Bibi Asks U.S. To Free Convicted Spy Pollard

By Barak Ravid and Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

The Prime Minister’s Office on Tuesday sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama requesting the release of convicted spy Jonathan Pollard for humanitarian reasons.Read More


IDF Contradicts Account of Palestinian’s Death

By JTA

The Israeli military is saying that there is no evidence that a Palestinian woman reportedly killed at a West Bank security fence protest died from tear gas poisoning.Read More


Hoenlein and Assad Meet in Damascus

By JTA

Malcolm Hoenlein, the executive vice president of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus.Read More


N.Y.'s Cuomo Urged To Restore Kosher Enforcement Division

By JTA

Lawmakers, Jewish leaders and kosher businesses are lobbying New York’s new governor Andrew Cuomo to restore the state’s kosher law-enforcement division.Read More


Netanyahu: Israel Prepared To Extend Freeze, U.S. Withdrew

By JTA

Israel was prepared to extend a West Bank construction freeze, but the United States withdrew the idea, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.Read More


Israel Arrests Activists Protesting Palestinian Woman's Death

By JTA

Israeli police arrested 11 activists demonstrating in front of the U.S. ambassador to Israel’s home against the death of a Palestinian woman who protested the West Bank security fence.Read More


Jurists Urge Israel's Attorney General To Investigate Katsav's Associates

By Haaretz Service

A forum of jurists has turned to Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein, urging him to open criminal investigations against close associates of Moshe Katsav who are said to have collaborated with the former president in an attempt to smear his accusers.Read More


Rabbis' Wives Urge Jewish Women Not To Date Arabs

By JTA

More than two dozen Israeli rabbis’ wives signed a letter urging Jewish women not to date or work with Arab men.Read More


Alleged Terror Group Targeted British Rabbis, Shuls

By JTA

An alleged terror group arrested in Britain was said to be targeting two British rabbis and their synagogues, in addition to popular tourist attractions, the U.S. embassy and London’s mayor.Read More


Immigration to Israel Rose 16% in 2010

By JTA

More than 19,000 new immigrants arrived in Israel in 2010, a 16 percent rise over last year.Read More


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