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Iranian Holocaust-Denying Website Is Launched


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


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


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


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


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

Shechitah Allowed in New Zealand Until Trial


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


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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