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Sheldon Adelson's Casino Company Pays $47M To Settle Probe

By Reuters

The Las Vegas Sands Corp agreed to return $47.4 million to the U.S. Treasury to end a probe into the casino’s failure to alert authorities to suspicious deposits by a high-rolling gambler, federal officials said on Tuesday.Read More


Hamptons Jews File Federal Suit Over Town's Rejection of Eruv

By JTA

A group trying to have an eruv built in Long Island’s Hamptons filed a federal lawsuit after having its bid quashed by a zoning board.Read More


'Absentee' Palestinian Wins Back Jerusalem Property Just Yards Away

By Haaretz

The state has reversed its previous decision to confiscate the Cliff Hotel in East Jerusalem from its owners, the State Prosecutor’s Office informed the Supreme Court on Wednesday.Read More


127 Rabbis Will Discuss Women's Prayer at Western Wall for High Holidays

By Judy Maltz (Haaretz)

The struggle for women to pray as they see fit at the Western Wall will be the focus of High Holy Day sermons at congregations across the United States, as part of an organized campaign to galvanize support for greater religious tolerance in Israel.Read More


Israeli Soldiers Disciplined After Partying With Palestinians While In Uniform

By Reuters

Israel has disciplined a group of soldiers for partying with Palestinians while armed and in uniform at a nightclub in the West Bank city of Hebron, a military spokesman said on Wednesday.Read More


'Disappearing Palestine' Transit Ads Anger Jewish Federation in Vancouver

By JTA

The head of the Jewish federation in Vancouver and the Canadian city’s transit agency are at odds over the legality of an anti-Israel ad campaign on buses there.Read More


Israel Readies New Push To Deport African Immigrants

By Haaretz

Israel is preparing to start a large-scale campaign to pressure immigrants from Sudan and Eritrea to voluntarily leave the country after the September holidays, Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar announced on Wednesday.Read More


Santa Cruz Anti-Semitism Complaint Rejected Along With Berkeley

By JTA

Federal complaints accusing the University of California campuses in Berkeley and Santa Cruz of failing to curb hostile environments for Jewish students were dismissed.Read More


Majdanek Prisoner's Cap Will Be Returned to Concentration Camp Museum

By JTA

A prisoner’s cap from the Majdanek concentration camp — likely stolen decades ago from the museum there — was found in the United States.Read More


Final Planes of Ethiopian Jews Arrive in Israel

By JTA

A steady trickle of approximately 200 Ethiopian immigrants per month has been coming to Israel since 2010, when Israel launched Operation Wings of a Dove after checking the aliyah eligibility of an additional 8,000 Ethiopians.Read More


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