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Prominent Jews Throughout British Commonwealth Honored by Queen

By JTA

A Canadian rabbi and several Jewish philanthropists were among the parties honored by the British Royal House this month.Read More


Chief Israeli Rabbi Suspends Himself After Arrest on Corruption Charges

By JTA

Israel’s Ashkenazi chief rabbi, Yona Metzger, has suspended himself from some of his duties following his arrest on corruption charges.Read More


Abbas Accepts Resignation of New Palestinian Prime Minister

By Reuters

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, who announced on Thursday that he was quitting just two weeks after taking office.Read More


'Start-Up Nation' Dumps Israel for Big Apple

By Haaretz

So far, Low has invested in 15 Israeli startups since last month − some $200,000 in each − and he’s on the lookout for additional prospects.Read More


Netanyahu Won't Fight Sequester Cut in U.S. Aid

By JTA

Israel will not object to a planned five-percent cut in the annual military aid package from the United States, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly said.Read More


'Egypt's Jon Stewart' Hosts the Real Thing

By Reuters

Jon Stewart took his politically engaged American satire to Cairo on Friday, appearing on a show hosted by the man known as “Egypt’s Jon Stewart”, who has faced investigation for insulting the president and Islam.Read More


Vladimir Putin Wants Truce in Super Bowl 'War of Ring' With Patriots Owner

By Reuters

Russian President Vladimir Putin is calling a truce in the War of the Ring - sort of.Read More


Hundreds March for Gay Pride in Religious City

By Haaretz

Hundreds of Israelis took to the streets on Friday to take part in the first ever official gay pride march in Ashdod in southern Israel.Read More


Security Guard Arrested in 'Allah Akbar' Killing Near Western Wall

By Haaretz

A Jewish Israeli man was shot and killed by a security guard Friday morning at the Western Wall. The security guard, a 25-year-old man from northern Israel, is being held by police on suspicion of murder.Read More


Supreme Tension as Big Cases Loom for Top Court

By Reuters

Tension is gripping the Supreme Court as an unusually large number of decisions remain to be announced. Affirmative action and gay marriage are among the marquee cases.Read More


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