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Abraham Foxman To Speak at Boston Graduation Despite Armenian Genocide Debate

By JTA

Despite protests from some student groups, Suffolk University affirmed its selection of Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham Foxman as the law school’s commencement speaker.Read More


Spoon-Bending Psychic Uri Geller Is Face of Israeli 'Be Prepared' Campaign

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Celebrity psychic Uri Geller is the beaming new face of Israeli disaster-readiness, starring in army-sponsored TV and Internet advertisements on how to take shelter from missile attacks or earthquakes.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Warns Mahmoud Abbas: It's Israel or Hamas

By Reuters

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cautioned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday over just-revived unity talks with Hamas, saying he had to choose between peace with Israel or its Islamist enemy.Read More


Soccer Star's Pal Gets Fine for 'Quenelle' Support

By JTA

A soccer player from the Ivory Coast for Britain’s Hull City team has been fined for posting a message of support for Nicolas Anelka’s quenelle gesture on social media.Read More


Israel Steps Up Effort To Recruit Christian Arabs for Army

By Reuters

Israel said on Tuesday it was stepping up efforts to encourage military enlistment by Christian Arab citizens, a community long closer to the larger Muslim minority in identifying with the Palestinians.Read More


Jewish VICE News Journalist Held by Pro-Russian Militants in Ukraine

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Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said on Tuesday they were holding an American journalist in the city of Slaviansk and the online news site Vice News said it was trying to secure the safety of its reporter Simon Ostrovsky.Read More


Mahmoud Abbas Suggests He Might Agree To Extend Peace Talks

By JTA

The Palestinians would extend the current peace negotiations if Israel agrees to a three-month settlement construction freeze during which the sides would agree on the borders of a future Palestinian state.Read More


U.S. Envoy Insists Doors Open to Israelis

By JTA

The U.S. State Department is working to make tourist visas available for as many Israelis as possible, especially young people, U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro said.Read More


Moroccan Jew Seeks To Join Islamist Party

By JTA

A Moroccan Jewish lawyer has asked to join ruling Islamist party.Read More


Ukraine Vandals Deface Grave of Lubavitcher Rebbe's Brother

By JTA

Holocaust memorial and the grave of the brother of the late Lubavitcher rebbe were vandalized in Ukraine, amid a string of anti-Semitic attacks in the country.Read More





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