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Michael Applebaum, First Jewish Mayor of Montreal, Resigns Under Fire

By Reuters

Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum resigned on Tuesday, a day after he was charged with fraud and corruption in the latest major Canadian municipal scandal.Read More


Palestinians Cut Off Aid to Radicals To Boost Peace Bid, Israel Acknowledges

By Reuters

The Palestinian administration in the West Bank has tried to help the latest U.S. peacemaking drive by quietly cutting off funds for grassroots campaigners against Israel’s occupation of the territory, a senior Israeli general said on Tuesday.Read More


Israel Warily Watches as Protests Engulf Turkey

By JTA

As the budding protest movement in Turkey against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan struggles to gain a foothold, Israel is watching the developments with some measure of ambivalence.Read More


Yeshiva Apologizes for iPhone-Happy Jewish Students' Behavior on Plane

By JTA

The decision to eject the senior class of the Yeshivah of Flatbush in Brooklyn from a flight was not anti-Semitic, an internal school report found.Read More


Anti-Arab Vandalism Spreads to Israeli Village

By Reuters

Vandals daubed “Arabs out” graffiti and punctured tyres in an Arab village near Jerusalem on Tuesday, targeting a community widely seen in Israel as a showcase for Jewish-Arab coexistence.Read More


Grave Guy's Mistake Mars Ed Koch's Tombstone

By Forward Staff

How’m I doin’? If you’re the guy in charge of Ed Koch’s grave stone, the answer is: Not too good.Read More


Israeli Business Leaders Warn Netanyahu on Peace

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Some of the country’s top businessmen met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last month to express concern that the stalled peace process with the Palestinians would ultimately harm and even endanger the Israeli economy.Read More


Has Israel Frozen Settlement Expansion?

By Reuters

Israel has frozen nearly all housing starts in settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, Housing Minister Uri Ariel said on Tuesday, in an apparent bid to help U.S. efforts to revive peace talks with the Palestinians.Read More


No. 1 Most-Wanted Hungarian Nazi Used Dog Whips on Jews

By Reuters

Hungarian prosecutors on Tuesday charged a 98-year-old man who tops the Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center’s wanted list with war crimes, saying he had helped to deport Jews to Auschwitz in World War Two.Read More


Bill Clinton Pushes Israelis To Make Compromises for Two-State Solution

By Yermi Brenner

Former President Bill Clinton urged Israel to seek a two-state solution to reach a longlasting peace with the Palestinians in a closely watched speech in Tel Aviv.Read More


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