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Opposition Fumes as Bibi Invokes Holocaust in Berlin Speech

By Jonathan Lis (Haaretz) and Haaretz Service

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed the opposition on Wednesday of submitting a no-confidence motion against the government on the same day in which Israel and Germany held a historic joint cabinet session in Berlin.Read More


International Holocaust Day Changes With the Times

By Ruth Ellen Gruber (JTA)

On the same day next week, Israeli President Shimon Peres will address the German Parliament and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel will appear before a special session of the Italian Chamber of Deputies in Rome.Read More


Frank Gehry Withdraws from Museum of Tolerance Project

By JTA

Award-winning architect Frank Gehry has withdrawn from the project to build a Museum of Tolerance in Jerusalem.Read More


The Grief, Misery and Moments of Joy at Israel's Haiti Hospital

By Nathan Guttman

The lines outside the Israeli field hospital were growing longer with earthquake victims pouring in, some seeking treatment for the first time since the January 12, simply because there was nowhere to go.Read More


Pope Visits Synagogue in Rome in Hopes of Healing Rifts

By Ruth Ellen Gruber (JTA)

When Pope Benedict XVI visited this city’s main synagogue, sparring between the pope and Jewish leaders over Pope Pius XII’s role in the Holocaust grabbed headlines.Read More


Israel's Ben-Gurion University To Establish Yiddish Studies Center

By JTA

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is establishing Israel’s newest center for Yiddish studies.Read More


Israeli Team Assists Haitians; Video From IDF Field Hospital

By JTA

An Israel Defense Forces medical and rescue team has set up a field hospital and begun treating earthquake-stricken Haitians.Read More


IDF Mission Arrives in Haiti

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz) and News Agencies

As many as 200,000 people died in the earthquake that devastated Haiti and three-quarters of the capital, Port-au-Prince, will need to be rebuilt, authorities in the Caribbean country said on Friday.Read More


Israeli Aid Workers Have Trouble Reaching Haiti

By JTA

Israeli relief workers on their way to Haiti are having trouble getting into the earthquake-stricken country.Read More


Report: Jordan Arrests Taxi Driver in Bombing of Israeli Convoy

By Amos Harel and Barak Ravid (Haaretz) and Agencies

Jordanian authorities arrested overnight Thursday in Amman a taxi driver suspected of involvement in Thursday’s bomb attack on an Israeli embassy convoy in Jordan, Arabic-language news network Al-Arabiya reported.Read More


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