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Students Mount Anti-Israel Protest at Rome Shul

By JTA

Protesters chanted anti-Semitic and pro-Palestinian slogans outside the main Rome synagogue during mass student protests that blocked the city center and saw violent clashes between police and demonstrators in several parts of the city.Read More


California Students Call for Israel Divestment

By JTA

The student senate of the University of California, Irvine unanimously passed a non-binding resolution calling on the school to divest from companies doing business with Israel.Read More


6 Women Arrested at Western Wall Prayer Protest

By JTA

Six women were detained by Jerusalem police for wearing prayer shawls as more than 100 women gathered for the monthly Women of the Wall service at the Western Wall.Read More


Obama Backs Israel 'Self-Defense' in Calls

By Reuters

President Barack Obama spoke to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi on Wednesday and reiterated U.S. support for Israel’s right to self-defense in light of rocket attacks from Gaza, the White House said.Read More


Israel Vows Retaliation as Rockets Near Tel Aviv

By Reuters

Israel warned Palestinians will pay a stiff price for firing missiles at Tel Aviv and killing three Israelis as the battle with Hamas continued to escalate.Read More


Man Who Confessed Indicted in Etan Patz Slay

By Reuters

The man who confessed to the 1979 killing of 6-year-old Etan Patz was indicted on Wednesday for the child’s kidnapping and murder, according to a court document.Read More


Obama Plans Diplomatic Push on Iran Nukes

By Reuters

President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that he will renew efforts for a diplomatic resolution to Iran’s suspected attempt to build a nuclear weapon, but denied that any talks with Tehran were imminent.Read More


Jewish Tucson Victim to Gunman: 'This Is Done'

By Sheila Wilensky (Arizona Jewish Post)

After 22 months, Suzi Hileman finally got to step into a courtroom and confront Jared Lee Loughner, the gunman who killed six people and wounded her and 12 others who had come to meet with U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords at a Tucson Safeway on Jan. 8, 2011.Read More


French Muslims Hope To Learn on Israel Visit

By Ben Sales

Standing in long, colorful robes and wearing traditional rounded hats, a group of men stood in reverent silence as one of their leaders placed a memorial wreath at Yad Vashem, Israel’s national Holocaust museum.Read More


Sheryl Sandberg's $11M Facebook Windfall

By Reuters

Facebook stock jumped but CEO Sheryl Sandberg has already been taking profits. Mark Zuckerberg says he won’t sell any stock till next yearRead More





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