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Iran Denies Officials Will Faces Questions in Argentina Jewish Center Bomb Probe

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Iran denied on Tuesday it had agreed to allow international investigators to question Tehran officials over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires as part of a plan to form a truth commission.Read More


Israeli Lawmakers Push for Info on Australian Mossad Spy Dubbed Prisoner X

By Aluf Benn and Jonathan Lis (Haaretz)

Israeli lawmakers on Tuesday called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to share the sensitive information that was the focus of an urgent meeting his office convened earlier in the day with the heads of Israeli media outlets.Read More


No Date for Valentine's Day? Don't Worry. There's an App for That

By Reuters

Singles who believe in love at first sight can turn to new apps that will match them with potential dates in time for Valentine’s Day, but only if each person has expressed an interest.Read More


Israel Urges Swift Response to North Korean Nuclear Test

By Reuters

Israel said on Tuesday that the international community must make clear to North Korea after its latest nuclear test that such activities cannot be tolerated.Read More


Mystery of Israel's Australian Double Agent 'Prisoner X'

By Reuters

Was an Australian man who supposedly committed suicide in a high-security Israeli jail really a double agent? It sounds like the plot of a Tom Clancy novel but it’s real.Read More


'Righteous' French Group Boycotts Jewish Event

By JTA

A French organization that saved Jews during the Holocaust has declined to attend a commemoration because it was organized by pro-Israel Jews.Read More


Benjamin Netayahu Tells American Jewish Leaders Iran Is Nearing Nuclear 'Red Line'

By JTA

Addressing a delegation from the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations in Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke about the Iranian nuclear threat and said he looked forward to President Obama’s upcoming Israel trip.Read More


4 Jewish Things to Watch in State of the Union

By Nathan Guttman

President Obama makes the first State of the Union of his second term tonight. Jews should watch carefully for what he says about Israel, Iran, guns and Chuck Hagel.Read More


U.S. Envoy Smooths Path for Obama Israel Trip

By Reuters

A U.S. official sought to reassure Israel this week on President Barack Obama’s determination to curb Iran’s disputed nuclear programme, as the clock ticks on a threatened Israeli pre-emptive strike.Read More


Sarah Silverman's Sister Says Western Wall 'Hijacked' by Orthodox Jews

By Yair Ettinger (Haaretz)

The sister of American comedian Sarah Silverman, Reform Rabbi Susan Silverman, one of ten women detained on Monday for participating in prayers at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, has told Haaretz that the group prayer at the site was not a provocation, and that she is opposed to Haredi “hijacking” of the sacred site on “theological and democratic” grounds.Read More





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