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Israeli Parents Object to Trip to 'Apartheid' Fun Park

By Yarden Skop (Haaretz)

Parents of teenagers from the Bnei Akiva youth movement are up in arms over the movement’s plan to hold an annual event at the Superland amusement park in Rishon Letzion, citing the park’s policy of segregation.Read More


Meir Soloveichik Takes Helm at Shearith Israel

By JTA

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik, the scion of a revered rabbinic family, is the new spiritual leader of the country’s oldest Sephardic synagogue, Congregation Shearith Israel.Read More


Twitter Must Hand Over Anti-Semitic French Users

By JTA

A French appeals court has upheld a lower court’s ruling which ordered Twitter to divulge details of users who posted anti-Semitic content.Read More


Palestinians Object to Natan Sharansky's Compromise Plan for Western Wall

By JTA

The Palestinian Authority objects to changing the configuration of the Temple Mount plaza in order to accommodate an egalitarian prayer area, a PA official said.Read More


Supreme Court Says Human Gene Cannot Be Patented in Myriad Case

By Reuters

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday issued a mixed ruling in a case concerning patents held by Myriad Genetics Inc over the closely watched issue of whether human genes can be patented.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Opens Shoah Exhibit at Auschwitz Holocaust Museum

By JTA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened a new permanent exhibit titled “Shoah” at the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.Read More


Israel Pushes Ahead With Settlement Expansion

By Reuters

Israel is pressing on with plans for more than 1,000 new homes in two West Bank settlements, officials said on Thursday, moves that could complicate U.S. efforts to persuade Palestinians, seeking a construction freeze, to return to peace talks.Read More


Gorgeous Miss Israel Wows 'Em in Big Apple

By Chemi Shalev (Haaretz)

Israeli beauty queen Yityish “Titi” Aynaw seemed completely at ease as she mingled with the assembled guests on Tuesday evening on the penthouse balcony with breathtaking views of south Manhattan.Read More


Pope Francis Reunites With Old Rabbi Friend at Interfaith Symposium

By JTA

Pope Francis greeted about 30 Jews and Catholics from Italy and the Americas who took part a symposium on Christian-Jewish dialogue.Read More


Waze Workers Get $1.2M Each From Google Deal

By Haaretz

The 100 employees of the Israeli navigation app developer Waze stand to receive a total of $120 million, as a result of Google’s acquisition of the company, making this the most lucrative exit ever for employees of an Israeli startup.Read More


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