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Ehud Barak Warns of Harsh Retaliation

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Israel Defence Minister Ehud Barak, signaling stronger Israeli military action against Palestinian militants, said on Thursday they would be made to pay a price for firing rockets toward Tel Aviv.Read More


Rocket Lands in Sea Near Tel Aviv

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ROCKET DID NOT STRIKE TEL AVIV, CHIEF MILITARY SPOKESMAN SAYS; SECURITY SOURCE SAYS IT LANDED IN SEARead More


Confessed Etan Patz Killer Plans To Fight Charges

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The man who confessed to the 1979 killing of 6-year-old Etan Patz made a brief courtroom appearance on Thursday, standing silently in a gray T-shirt as a prosecutor told the judge that murder charges had been formally filed nearly three decades after the slaying.Read More


Argentina Won't Release Bombing Talks Info

By JTA

Argentina’s Foreign Ministry rejected a request from the Jewish community and survivors of the AMIA Jewish center bombing for information about current negotiations with Iran over the case.Read More


Rocket From Gaza Hits Tel Aviv Suburb

By Reuters

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck an Israeli city on the outskirts of Tel Aviv on Thursday, exploding in an open area within the municipal limits of Rishon Lezion, the army said.Read More


Doomed Hamas Man Lured Into Sense of Security

By Reuters

Israel’s leaders may have caught Hamas’s top commander off-guard in a deadly air strike. Ahmed al-Jabaari had just received a draft of a proposed permanent truce.Read More


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





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