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Palestinians Clash With Troops on Temple Mount

By Reuters

Israeli police clashed with Palestinian protesters and shut down access to Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque compound on Monday in a deepening dispute over access to the area, the third holiest shrine in Islam which is also revered by Jews.Read More

Tunisian Jews May Vote for Islamist Party


More than 80 percent of Tunisian Jews who are eligible to vote have registered to do so and some may choose an Islamist party, a well-known member of the community said.Read More

West Bank Mosque Torched in Racist Attack


A mosque near Nablus was damaged in a fire and acts of vandalism that locals blamed on Jewish extremists.Read More

Israel Blasts British Over 274-12 Vote for 'Palestine'


Israel’s embassy in London condemned British parliament’s one-sided vote for recognizing Palestinian statehood as undermining peace efforts.Read More

Karen Lewis Won't Challenge Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel

By Reuters

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, who had surgery last week for a serious illness, will not run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in city elections next year, her exploratory committee said on Monday.Read More

Sears Pulls Swastika Ring From Website


The retailing giant Sears removed a swastika ring offered for sale on its website.Read More

British Parliament Overwhelmingly Votes To Recognize 'Palestine'

By Reuters

The British Parliament overwhelmingly voted for a nonbinding motion to recognize the state of Palestine.Read More

Jewish Headstones Used for Park Gazebo Returned to Polish Cemetery


Jewish headstones used after World War II to help build a gazebo in a Warsaw park are on their way back to a historic Jewish cemetery in the city.Read More

Israelis Swim 236 Miles From Cyprus to Israel


Six Israelis set a world record for open-water relay distance swimming.Read More

Ban Ki-Moon Slams Israel for Jerusalem Holy Site 'Provocations'


United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon criticized Israel for building in the settlements and condemned “provocations” at holy sites in Jerusalem.Read More

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