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Shechtman Accepts Nobel Prize in Chemistry

By Haaretz

Israeli scientist Daniel Shechtman received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in Stockholm Saturday, becoming the tenth Israeli to be awarded the prize. The prize was awarded by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.Read More

Berman Gets Support of New PAC

By Forward Staff

Rep. Howard Berman won new financial support in his dogfight with fellow Jewish Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman.Read More

Gay Issue Prompts Seminary Rabbi To Quit


A rabbinic leader has quit the Conservative rabbinical seminary in Israel, reportedly over its policies toward gay students.Read More

Berkeley Group Urged To Rethink Bouncing J Street

By Haaretz

The directors of Berkeley Hillel are calling on the university’s Jewish student union to reconsider its decision to deny membership to J Street’s collegiate division.Read More

Bibi Takes Aim at Illegal African Migrants

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will present to the government on Sunday a plan to address the influx of illegal migrants from Africa. The plan will be allocated approximately NIS 630 million and will be funded by cutting 2 percent from every government office’s budget.Read More

Barrage of Rockets Hit Southern Israel

By Haaretz

Five rockets exploded in southern Israel Friday, including one shot down by the Iron Dome missile defense system. No damage was reported.Read More

Thousands March in Israel for Human Rights Day

By Haaretz

Thousands of Israelis marched in Tel Aviv on Friday to mark International Human Rights Day.Read More

Obamas Host White House Hanukkah Party

By Haaretz

The President and First Lady hosted the annual White House Hanukkah party. There was kosher food, a lovely menorah, and no politics allowed.Read More

Israel Shooting for the Moon


sraeli space enthusiasts are taking part in an international moon-probe competition.Read More

Court Upholds Conviction of Hamas Funders


A U.S. appeals court upheld the convictions of five Holy Land Foundation organizers on charges of conspiring to send money to Hamas.Read More

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