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Iranian Holocaust-Denying Website Is Launched

By JTA

An Iranian website that uses cartoons to deny the Holocaust was launched by a nongovernmental cultural organization in the country.Read More


Berman, Lowey Block Military Aid to Lebanon

Two members of the U.S. Congress independently placed holds on military aid to Lebanon.Read More


To Reverse Brain Drain, Israel Offers Returning Scientists Major Grants

By Lior Dattel (Haaretz)

Outstanding scientists who return to Israel as part of a project to establish centers of excellence at local universities will receive up to NIS 2 million in research grants. The grants will be spread out over five years, up to NIS 400,000 a year, based on new rules drawn up by the Planning and Budgeting Committee of the Israel Council for Higher Education.Read More


U.S. To Sell Fighter Jets to Saudis

By JTA

The United States plans to sell F-15 fighter jets to Saudi Arabia, but made clear to an anxious Israel that it won’t include long-range weapons systems.Read More


Gay Anti-Israel Group To March in Pride Parade

By JTA

For the second consecutive year, the protest group Queers Against Israeli Apartheid will march in Montreal’s Gay Pride parade.Read More


Bibi’s Flotilla Testimony: Israel Acted Lawfully

By JTA

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a panel investigating the Gaza-bound Turkish flotilla incident that Israeli commandos acted in accordance with international law.Read More


High School in Israel Founder, Rabbi Morris Kipper, Dies

By JTA

The founder of the high school in Israel program has died.Read More


Shechitah Allowed in New Zealand Until Trial

By JTA

A New Zealand judge has allowed the kosher slaughter of animals to resume until the lawsuit filed by the Jewish community against the government comes to trial.Read More


Kagan Sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

By JTA

Elana Kagan was sworn in as the 112th U.S. Supreme Court justice.Read More


Police Recommend Sex Crime Charges for Elon

By Tomer Zarchin (Haaretz)

After concluding their investigation, police recommended on Sunday that Mordechai (Moti) Elon, a prominent religious Zionist rabbi, be tried for allegedly committing sex-related crimes.Read More


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