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Hamas Blames Israel for Commander's Death


Hamas blamed Israel for the assassination of a top Hamas commander in a Dubai hotel room.Read More

Israel Rebuts Goldstone Report, Blasts 'Misrepresentations' of Its Inquiry

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Israel hit back Friday at claims by a United Nations report on its Gaza offensive last winter, charging in a written response submitted to the UN that the so-called Goldstone report was inaccurate, as Israel had abided by rules of war in investigating claims of war crimes.Read More

Senate Passes Comprehensive Iran Sanctions Bill

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

The U.S. Senate passed a comprehensive Iran sanctions bill.Read More

Howard Zinn, American Jewish Historian, Dies at 87


Howard Zinn, an American Jewish historian who wrote the “People’s History of the United States,” has died.Read More

Orthodox Woman Clergy Member To Get ‘Rabbah’ Title


An Orthodox clergywoman will now be known as “rabbah,” rather than an acronym that had been created on her behalf.Read More

Peres to German Parliament: Hunt Down Nazi War Criminals

By Haaretz

Israeli President Shimon Peres urged Germans on Wednesday to do everything in their power to bring remaining Nazi war criminals to justice, saying that International Holocaust Remembrance Day marks not only a memorial day for the victims, but also serves as a warning of the tragic consequences of inaction in the face of atrocity.Read More

Two British Kosher Food Companies Raided for Illegal Workers


Two British kosher food companies were raided for having illegal workers.Read More

Israeli Official: Country Not Prepared for Major Earthquake

By Jonathan Lis (Haaretz) and Haaretz Service

An earthquake of the same magnitude as the one two weeks ago in Haiti or stronger is certain to strike Israel, Avi Shapira, chairman of the National Earthquake Preparedness Committee, said on Tuesday.Read More

Federation G.A. Moves to New Orleans


The Jewish Federations of North America is moving its annual conference in 2010 to New Orleans and holding it earlier than planned.Read More

Israeli Team To Leave Haiti


The Israeli medical and rescue team in Haiti will finish operations on the devastated island nation in the next few days, according to the Israel Defense Forces.Read More

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