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Bernard Lander, Touro College Founder, Dies at 94


Rabbi Dr. Bernard Lander, the founder and president of Touro College, has died.Read More

Costa Rica Elects Jewish V.P.


A Jewish former banker was elected the vice president of Costa Rica.Read More

Israel's Interior Minister: Legalize E. Jerusalem's Beit Yonatan


Israel’s interior minister has asked a Jerusalem municipal committee to consider legalizing a Jewish building in an eastern Jerusalem neighborhood.Read More

Secretary Clinton: Iran, N. Korea Pose Gravest Threats to U.S. Interests


North Korea and Iran are the countries posing the gravest threats to U.S. interests, Hillary Rodham Clinton said.Read More

Abbas Agrees To Indirect Peace Talks, French News Agency Reports


Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas reportedly has agreed in principle to hold indirect peace negotiations with Israel brokered by the United States.Read More

In E. Jerusalem, Evacuation Orders Canceled for Controversial Residence

By Nir Hasson and Liel Kyzer (Haaretz)

The Jerusalem Municipality on Monday canceled the distribution of evacuation orders for a residential building erected by nationalist Jews in the heart of an Arab neighborhood in East Jerusalem.Read More

NYT Public Editor: Bronner Should Be Reassigned


The New York Times Public Editor has recommended that the newspaper’s Jerusalem bureau chief be reassigned since his son has joined the Israeli military.Read More

Amid Controversy Over New Israel Fund, Jerusalem Post Drops Group’s Head as Columnist

By Jonathan Lis (Haaretz)

The broadside campaign by the Im Tirtzu movement against the New Israel Fund caught its president, Professor Naomi Chazan, in New York, where she traveled to chair a meeting of the fund’s board of trustees, scheduled months in advance.Read More

Israeli Diaspora Minister Promises U.S. Reform, Conservative Leaders Cabinet-Level Dialog

By Nathan Guttman

After being rebuffed by Israel’s diplomatic representatives in Washington for weeks, Jewish activists working for religious pluralism in Israel might have finally found a listening ear.Read More

Dershowitz Explains Critical Goldstone Remark

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Alan Dershowitz says it was all a misunderstanding.Read More

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