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Jewish Group Runs Advertisement Criticizing Glenn Beck


More than 250 rabbis, Christian clergy, Jewish leaders and other supporters signed on to a Jewish Funds for Justice ad criticizing Glenn Beck’s comments about the organization.Read More

Lieberman: Yisrael Beiteinu Will Not Leave Coalition


Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said his Yisrael Beiteinu party will not leave the government, despite several disagreements.Read More

IDF Considers Lifting Ban on Jews Entering PA-Controlled Areas

By Amos Harel (Haaretz)

The army is considering revoking a ban on Jews entering West Bank cities that are under Palestinian Authority control, in view of significant improvement in security and in Israel’s coordination with Palestinian security services.Read More

AJCongress Suspends Activities

The American Jewish Congress has suspended its activities after running out of funds.Read More

Obama Administration Guarantees Defense Assistance to Israel

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

An Obama administration official committed to sustaining a 10-year defense assistance program to Israel, saying that advanced tehnology is endangering Israel.Read More

Poll: Israel Support Among Americans at Record High


Support for Israel among Americans is at a near record high, a new poll showed.Read More

U.S. State Dept. Criticizes Demolition of Palestinian Homes

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

U.S. State Department Spokesman Philip Crowley On Wednesday criticized Israel’s recent demolition of Palestinian houses in East Jerusalem, saying that it was precisely “the kind of unilateral action that undermines trust.”Read More

Conservatives Create Group To Wage Campaign Against Obama's Israel Policy


Conservatives launched a group to wage a campaign against President Obama’s Middle East policy and its supporters.Read More

Obama Nominates Orthodox Jew To Run OMB


President Obama nominated Jacob Lew, an Orthodox Jew, as director of the Office of Management and Budget.Read More

Israeli Conversion Bill Moves Ahead Alarming Opponents

By Jacob Berkman (JTA)

Opponents of a controversial bill that could give the Orthodox Rabbinate the final say over conversions in Israel are trying to keep the bill from moving ahead in the Israeli Knesset after its surprise introduction and passage by a Knesset committee.Read More

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