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Bibi Brokers Six-Month Freeze on Conversion Bill


An agreement has been reached to put a six-month freeze on a controversial Israeli conversion bill up for a vote in the Knesset.Read More

Protest Over Women of the Wall Arrest Held Outside Israel's U.S. Embassy


A multidenominational rally denouncing the Israeli police’s arrest of the Women of the Wall leader was held outside the Israeli Embassy in Washington.Read More

Austrian Museum Pays $19m for Painting Looted by Nazis


A museum in Austria will pay $19 million to keep a painting looted during the Holocaust.Read More

Rotem Conversion Bill Is Delayed, Won't Reach Knesset Floor for Months


Israel’s conversion bill reportedly will not reach the Knesset floor until October.Read More

Bibi: I'm Willing To Take Risks for Peace

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told the European Union’s foreign policy chief that he is ready to take a political risk to reach an agreement with the Palestinians, but only if he does not have to take a security risk, sources say.Read More

AJCongress Staff Received Little Notice That Operations Would Be Suspended

By Jacob Berkman (JTA)

When the board of the American Jewish Congress decided to suspend its operations last week, it didn’t give its staff much notice.Read More

Food Co-op In Rachel Corrie's Hometown Takes Stand Against Israel

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Last week, the board of directors of the Olympia Food Co-op in Washington state decided that no more Israeli products will be sold at its two grocery stores in the city.Read More

Lieberman, Bibi Meet To Work Through Differences


Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met to hash out their differences.Read More

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

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