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Sociologist Glassner Named Lewis & Clark Provost


Jewish sociologist Barry Glassner has been named president of Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Ore.Read More

Abbas Requests Trilateral Meeting Next Week

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

The Obama administration is attempting to win Israel’s agreement to a Palestinian effort to hold a trilateral meeting next week to set the terms of reference, agenda and timetable for direct negotiations with the Palestinians.Read More

Peres: British Establishment Is 'Anti-Israel'


Israeli President Shimon Peres has caused a storm in England after accusing the British establishment of being “deeply pro-Arab” and “anti-Israeli.”Read More

ADL Comes Out Against Islamic Center Near Ground Zero

By Jacob Berkman (JTA)

The Anti-Defamation League has issued a statement opposing the building of a mosque near the World Trade Center memorial site.Read More

Among Settlers, Pre-State Revisionist Movements Enjoy a Renaissance

By Chaim Levinson (Haaretz)

Dozens of people crowded into Tel Aviv’s Jabotinsky Museum last week to celebrate the 130th birthday of Ze’ev Jabotinsky, founder of the Revisionist Movement. The evening culminated with a ceremony in which prizes were awarded to high school and college students and academics for work in the spirit of JabotinskyRead More

Hackers Target Buchenwald Website


Hackers replaced a list of Buchenwald victims with far-right slogans and links to Holocaust denial sites, officials at the concentration camp’s memorial said.Read More

In Congressional Races, Some Jewish Incumbents Are at Risk

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

If Jewish candidates sweep all the Senate races in this midterm election year, the Jewish total in the upper chamber would jump from 13 to 18. But with tight races in California and Wisconsin dogging incumbents, the number of Jews in the Senate also could drop to 11.Read More

Germany Charges 90-year-old in WWII Murders


Germany has filed charges against a 90-year-old man for helping murder 430,000 Jews during World War II.Read More

$7 Million Fraud at Claims Conference Raises Questions

By Jacob Berkman (JTA)

After discovering $7 million in fraudulent payments, the Claims Conference is facing questions about whether it will recover the money and how extensive the fraud actually was.Read More

IDF: Bodies of Romanian Helicopter Crash Victims Found


The bodies of seven soldiers aboard an Israeli transport helicopter that crashed into the side of a mountain in central Romania have been found, Israeli officials said.Read More

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