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Georgia Enacts New Kosher Labeling Law


Georgia amended its kosher labeling law to require public disclosure for unpackaged food represented as kosher.Read More

Court Upholds Evacuation of Jews in E. Jerusalem Neighborhood


A Jerusalem court has rejected an appeal by Jewish families to allow them to continue living in an eastern Jerusalem building.Read More

Rahm Emanuel Is in Israel To Celebrate Son's Bar Mitzvah


Rahm Emanuel arrived in Israel to celebrate the bar mitzvah of his son.Read More

How W. Bank Outpost Residents Are Turning to Facebook

By Chaim Levinson (Haaretz)

When Itai Zar, 34, the leader of Havat Gilad, was arrested last November, it was only natural that the footage documenting the arrest, which someone filmed on their cell phone, would be posted within minutes on the outpost’s Facebook page - to the delight of the group’s 2,234 members.Read More

Britain Sees Spike in Haredi Population


Synagogue membership has stopped declining in Britain, due to a rise in the number of fervently Orthodox Jews.Read More

Bibi to PA: Israel Boycott Is Self-Destructive

By Mazal Mualem (Haaretz) and Haaretz Service

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on the Palestinian Authority on Monday to stop opposing economic peace with Israel.Read More

Jews for Jesus Founder Dies


Moishe Rosen, the founder of the Jews for Jesus movement, died Wednesday at 78 from prostate cancer.Read More

Jewish Theater Cancels Madoff Play After Wiesel Objects


A Jewish theater in Washington has cancelled a play scheduled for the coming season after objections by Elie Wiesel.Read More

Major Powers Agree on Iran Sanctions


The five members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany have agreed on a sanctions package against Iran.Read More

Biblical Scholar Moshe Greenberg Dies


Moshe Greenberg, one of Judaism’s pre-eminent biblical scholars, has died.Read More

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