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One Killed, 30 Injured in Israeli Tour Bus Accident

By Jack Khoury and Barak Ravid and Zohar Blumenkrantz (Haaretz)

One Israeli was killed, and over 30 were injured on Friday as an Israeli tourist bus overturned near the Jordanian capital of Amman.Read More

Police: L.A. Synagogue Shooting Likely Not a Hate Crime

By Tom Tugend (JTA)

L.A. police say there is no evidence of a hate crime or terrorism in the shooting Thursday of two Orthodox Jews in the parking lot of a Los Angeles-area synagogue.Read More

With Female Religious Scholars, Orthodox Women Open Up About Sex

By Dina Kraft (JTA)

With Shabbat fast approaching, the sun was beginning to melt in the Jerusalem sky when the phone rang in Noa Lau’s kitchen.Read More

Two Shot at Los Angeles Synagogue


Two people were shot in the legs at a synagogue in North Hollywood, Calif.Read More

In One Week, Jewish Community Lands Obama, Brin

By Jacob Berkman (JTA)

The relative calm that annually settles in over the Jewish nonprofit world during the High Holidays season ended with a bang this week, as the Jewish communal world landed two big gets.Read More

Elmer Winter, Former American Jewish Committee President, Dies at 97


Elmer Winter, a former national president of the American Jewish Committee, has died.Read More

Ahmadinejad: As Long as Israel Has Nukes, So Will We


Iran will continue to progress in its nuclear program as long as Israel continues to have nuclear weapons, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said.Read More

On Polarizing Issues, Wikipedia Strives for Balance

By Dina Kraft (JTA)

From January’s war in Gaza to Holocaust denial, the world’s largest collaborative encyclopedia has become a battlefield over history.Read More

Following Riots, Temple Mount Reopens To Worshippers


The Temple Mount opened to worshippers and tourists a day after violent rioting at the site.Read More

Israel To Create Task Force To Address Goldstone Report


Israel will establish a task force to respond to the Goldstone report and its repercussions.Read More

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