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Israel Strikes Gaza Tunnels After Bombs Found on Beach


Israel attacked two Gaza smuggling tunnels in response to Hamas’ attempt to attack Israeli targets in the Mediterranean Sea.Read More

Limbaugh Praised by Jewish Groups


Jewish groups praised Rush Limbaugh for his “outspoken support for Israel” after his controversial remarks on Jews and the banking industry.Read More

Israeli and Jewish-Themed Films Nominated for Oscars


“Inglourious Basterds” won nominations for best picture, directing and writing, best supporting actor, and best cinematography. The two other Jewish-themed pictures that received best picture nominations – “An Education,” from Britain, and “A Serious Man” – have won high critical acclaim for their artistry, but also a few lemons for perceived gratuitous anti-Semitism.Read More

Hamas: Bibi at Fault for Failed Shalit Negotiations

By Haaretz Service

Prisoner swap negotiations over the release of abducted Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit have collapsed due to policies set by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Hamas official Mahmoud Zahar said Tuesday in an interview with the BBC.Read More

Seven Scientists Awarded Israel-Based Wolf Prizes


Seven renowned scientists are the winners of the prestigious Wolf Prizes.Read More

Bank of Israel Chief: Peace Could Boost Economy

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer said Sunday that the country could expect an economic growth in the range of 7 percent should a peace agreement be signed with the Palestinians.Read More

Islamic Jihad Claims Responsibility for Explosives Found on Israeli Beaches

By Yanir Yagna and Jack Khoury (Haaretz)

Two large explosive charges contained in a barrel was discovered on beaches of Ashkelon, Ashdod.Read More

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

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