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Reform Body Taps Rabbi Stephen Fuchs as New President


Rabbi Stephen Fuchs has been named president of the World Union for Progressive Judaism.Read More

Israel Skeptical That UN Will Rescind Goldstone Report

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Foreign Ministry sources said Sunday that Israel will most probably be unable to bring about the cancellation of the damning Goldstone Report on its conduct during the Gaza war in 2008-09.Read More

In Op-Ed, Goldstone Retracts Key Findings on Israel's Intentions

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Israel did not intentionally target civilians as a policy during the Gaza War, Richard Goldstone said, withdrawing a critical allegation in his report.Read More

B'nai Brith President Indicted on Tax Fraud Charges


Dennis Glick, who abruptly resigned as president of B’nai B’rith International, has been indicted on federal charges of tax fraud, JTA has learned.Read More

Rumsfeld: No Clemency for Pollard


Former U.S. Secretary of State Donald Rumsfeld said Jonathan Pollard should not be granted clemency.Read More

Israel Releases Map of Hezbollah Sites

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Israeli military officials have provided a map detailing nearly 1,000 sites and facilities monitored by the Hezbollah militant group in southern Lebanon, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.Read More

Facebook Takes Down Page Calling for Third Intifada

By Haaretz Service

The Facebook page calling for a third Palestinian intifada was taken down on Tuesday, after widespread calls for it to be removed.Read More

Israel Threatens Unilateral Steps if UN Recognizes Palestinian State

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Israel informed the 15 members of the United Nations Security Council last week, as well as several other prominent European Union countries, that if the Palestinian Authority persists in its efforts to gain recognition in September as a state within the 1967 borders, Israel would respond with a series of unilateral steps of its own.Read More

Holocaust Museum Launches Project to Identify Child Survivors


A project to identify child survivors of the Holocaust has been launched.Read More

Bibi Appoints Yoram Cohen as Israel's Next Shin Bet Chief

By Haaretz Service

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday that he has appointed Yoram Cohen as the next chief of Israel’s general security services, the Shin Bet.Read More

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