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Iranians Link Killing of Nuclear Scientist to Israel

By Haaretz

Days before the assassination of a university scientist, Iran had received information that Israeli and American intelligence intended to carry out terrorist acts in Tehran, claimed Ali Larijani, the speaker of Iran’s parliament. In a statement on January 13, one day after the attack, he blamed the two countries for it.Read More

Rabbi Murray Saltzman, Civil Rights Leader, Is Dead at 80


Rabbi Murray Saltzman, a national figure in the civil rights movement and spiritual leader at the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation for nearly two decades, has died.Read More

Pressure Building To Re-start Peace Talks


Calls are mounting in Washington for the launch of new Israeli-Palestinian talks.Read More

U.S. Contractor Held in Cuba Assisted Jews


A U.S. contractor held in Cuba since early December provided communications equipment to Cuba’s Jewish community to help them access the internet and connect with world Jewry.Read More

Israel Sends Aid to Haiti

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

The Foreign Ministry on Wednesday said three Israelis are unaccounted for in Haiti, which was struck on Tuesday by the worst earthquake the area has known in the last 200 years.Read More

Camp Foundation Names CEO


The Foundation for Jewish Camp has tapped businessman Jeremy Fingerman as its new chief executive officer.Read More

Miep Gies, Hid Anne Frank, Dead at 100

By Ami Eden (JTA)

Miep Gies, the woman who recovered Anne Frank’s diary, has died at 100.Read More

Four Years On, Many Gaza Evacuees Are Without Permanent Homes

By Ben Harris (JTA)

More than four years after her family was ejected from their home in the Gaza Strip, Karen Sarfaty lives with her husband and four of their children in a small pre-fab house in this small town located about midway between the southern Israeli cities of Ashkelon and Ashdod.Read More

Iran Reportedly Suspends Nuke Program


Iran reportedly has suspended its nuclear enrichment program for two months.Read More

Israel Airport Security Often Run by Untrained Employees

By Zohar Blumenkrantz (Haaretz)

As airports the world over tighten their security following the attempted Christmas bombing on a Northwest Airlines plane, the final security check at Ben-Gurion International Airport is being carried out by employees who have not been trained for the job, Haaretz has learned.Read More

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