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NYT Public Editor: Bronner Should Be Reassigned

By JTA

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


Israel Strikes Gaza Tunnels After Bombs Found on Beach

By JTA

Israel attacked two Gaza smuggling tunnels in response to Hamas’ attempt to attack Israeli targets in the Mediterranean Sea.Read More


Limbaugh Praised by Jewish Groups

By JTA

Jewish groups praised Rush Limbaugh for his “outspoken support for Israel” after his controversial remarks on Jews and the banking industry.Read More


Israeli and Jewish-Themed Films Nominated for Oscars

By JTA

“Inglourious Basterds” won nominations for best picture, directing and writing, best supporting actor, and best cinematography. The two other Jewish-themed pictures that received best picture nominations – “An Education,” from Britain, and “A Serious Man” – have won high critical acclaim for their artistry, but also a few lemons for perceived gratuitous anti-Semitism.Read More


Hamas: Bibi at Fault for Failed Shalit Negotiations

By Haaretz Service

Prisoner swap negotiations over the release of abducted Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit have collapsed due to policies set by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Hamas official Mahmoud Zahar said Tuesday in an interview with the BBC.Read More


Seven Scientists Awarded Israel-Based Wolf Prizes

By JTA

Seven renowned scientists are the winners of the prestigious Wolf Prizes.Read More


Bank of Israel Chief: Peace Could Boost Economy

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer said Sunday that the country could expect an economic growth in the range of 7 percent should a peace agreement be signed with the Palestinians.Read More


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