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Israeli Man Kills 4 in 'No Cash for You' Bank Shooting Rampage

By Reuters

A gunman shot dead four people execution-style in a bank in Israel on Monday after being refused an overdraft and cash from its automatic teller machine.Read More

U.N. Trip to Jerusalem Scrapped by Israel

By Reuters

Israel on Monday cancelled a visit by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to Jerusalem’s Old City, saying the Palestinians had sought to politicise a conservation mission.Read More

British Plan Takes Aim at 'Jewish' Cancer Gene With DNA Analysis

By Reuters

Britain launched a research programme on Monday that should eventually allow all cancer patients to have access to the kind of genetic analysis that led Hollywood star Angelina Jolie to decide to undergo a double mastectomy.Read More

Hezbollah Hammered in Fierce Syria Fighting

By Reuters

About 30 Lebanese Hezbollah fighters and 20 Syrian soldiers and militiamen loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have been killed in the fiercest fighting this year in the rebel stronghold of Qusair, Syrian activists said on Monday.Read More

Claims Conference Plans To Respond on Botched Probe Into $57M Holocaust Fraud


Amid calls that the Claims Conference bungled a warning in 2001 about fraud within the organization, conference leaders appointed a committee to “formulate an appropriate course of action.”Read More

Women of Wall Leader's Jerusalem Home Hit by Vicious Graffiti Threats


The Jerusalem home of a long-time board member of the Women of the Wall was spray painted with vicious graffiti.Read More

The Israeli Mobile App That Said No to iPhone

By Johnny Zilber (Haaretz)

When did you last hear of a firm that opted to withdraw its application from Apple? The mobile search engine company Everything.Me is one.Read More

Argentina Ex-Dictator Jorge Rafael Videla Dies in Prison — Blamed for Killing Jews


Former Argentinian dictator Jorge Rafael Videla, who is believed to be responsible for the disappearance of thousands of the country’s Jews, died in prison.Read More

Firestorm Erupts Over Iconic 2000 Video as Palestinian Father Insists Son Died

By Reuters

A Palestinian father whose son was captured on tape being shot in an iconic 2000 video that helped launch the intifada hit back at Israeli claims that the video is a fraud.Read More

Israel Claims Palestinian Boy in Iconic Video Wasn't Actually Shot and Killed


Claims that Israeli troops in 2000 killed the Palestinian boy Mohammed al-Dura are “baseless,” an Israeli government committee concluded.Read More

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