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Sen. Rand Paul: End Foreign Aid — Including Israel Aid

By JTA

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul wants to end all foreign assistance, including aid to Israel.Read More


Rabbis Urge Fox To Sanction Glenn Beck

By JTA

A group of American rabbis is calling on Fox News to sanction personality Glenn Beck for “his completely unacceptable attacks” on Holocaust survivor George Soros.Read More


Israeli Report Absolves IDF in Flotilla Incident

By JTA

The response was predictable when Israel released the findings of its commission of inquiry into the fatal Turkish flotilla incident in May: Israel’s defenders heralded it as absolving Israel of wrongdoing, Turkish critics of Israel dismissed it as not credible. Now, the question is how the international community will view the report, which found that the Israeli Navy was not at fault in the May 31 confrontation aboard one of a flotilla of Gaza-bound ships that left nine Turkish passengers dead.Read More


Goldman Foundation To Close, Highlighting Challenge of Next Generation Jewish Giving

By Jacob Berkman

The news that one of the country’s largest Jewish foundations will close in two years, its assets to be divided among the foundations of its founder’s heirs, is shining a spotlight on a major question in the Jewish philanthropic world: How will Jewish philanthropic giving weather the transfer of assets from one generation to the next?Read More


News Analysis: Obama's Address Misses Key Jewish Priorities

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Civility? Check. Clean energy? Check. Health care? Check. Immigration? Check. Education? You bet.Read More


Rahm Emanuel’s Name Back on Ballot

By JTA

The Illinois Supreme Court ordered Rahm Emanuel’s name back on the ballot for Chicago mayor.Read More


Hezbollah-Backed Candidate To Form New Lebanese Government

By JTA

The choice of Hezbollah’s candidate for prime minister has led to protests in Lebanon.Read More


Rahm Emanuel Ineligible To Run for Mayor of Chicago

By JTA

Rahm Emanuel was ruled ineligible to run for mayor of Chicago.Read More


Moscow Airport Bombing 'A Horrifying Scene' Say Chabad Emissaries

By JTA

A bombing at the busiest airport in Moscow that killed at least 31 and injured 130 is being called a terrorist attack by Russian officials.

Chabad emissaries at bombed Moscow airport: “It was a horrifying scene”Read More


Two New Flotillas Attempt To Break Gaza Blockade

By JTA

Two more flotillas will attempt to break Israel’s blockade of Gaza, organizers said.Read More


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