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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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