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Bibi Takes Aim at Lieberman: Only P.M. Decides Israeli Policy

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman’s attack Sunday on Turkey, the Palestinian Authority, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s policies has drawn harsh criticism from parties across the political spectrum, ranging from the opposition to the prime minister himself.Read More

Israel Files Complaint to U.N. Over Gaza Rocket Attacks

Israel has filed a complaint in the United Nations over rocket attacks from Gaza.Read More

Bibi: Violence Against Minorities Won't Be Tolerated

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has urged Israeli citizens to refrain from taking the law into their own hands against minorities and migrant workers, in a clip released Wednesday on his bureau’s YouTube channel.Read More

Federations To Give $2.4 Mil in Fire Aid to Israel


The Jewish Federations of North America said the federation system will distribute $2.4 million to help Israel recover from the Carmel Mountain fire.Read More

Seattle Buses To Carry 'Israeli War Crimes' Ads


Buses in downtown Seattle will carry advertisements about “Israeli war crimes” to mark the second year since the Gaza war.Read More

In Effort To Restart Talks, Senior U.S. Officials Arrive in Mideast

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Two senior Washington officials arrived in Israel on Sunday for talks in Ramallah and Jerusalem aimed at reviving the peace process.Read More

Jewish Groups Praise Senate's Move To Repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Jewish groups praised the U.S. Senate’s passage of a law allowing gays to serve openly in the military and lamented its failure to legalize undocumented migrants who arrived as minors.Read More

Picower Estate To Return $7 Billion 'Earned' in Madoff Scam

By Jacob Berkman (JTA)

The estate of one of the largest beneficiaries of Bernard Madoff’s multibillion dollar Ponzi scheme, Jeffrey Picower, has agreed to return $7 billion to Madoff’s victims.Read More

Winona Ryder: Mel Gibson Has Been Making Anti-Semitic Remarks for Years

Actor Mel Gibson made “anti-Semitic and homophobic” remarks long before he was caught on tape making those kind of comments, actress Winona Ryder said.Read More

In Knesset, Military Conversion Bill Passes Preliminary Reading


A bill that would validate conversions to Judaism through Israel’s military rabbinate passed a preliminary reading in the Knesset.Read More

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