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Federal Government Investigates Claims of Anti-Semitism at UC Berkeley

By JTA

The civil rights office of the U.S. Department of Education has opened an investigation into allegations of anti-Semitism at the University of California, Berkeley.Read More


Israeli Attack on Iran This Fall Is No Longer in the Cards

By Haaretz

The wave of demonstrations in Tehran over the last few days, sparked by the plummeting value of the Iranian rial and the consequent rise in the price of staple products, has significantly changed the nature of the international discourse on Iran. The harsh international sanctions that took effect in July are now being felt with increasing force. Thus the question of whether continued economic pressure could bring about regime change in Iran has once again become legitimate.Read More


Netanyahu Reprimands Barak Over Meetings with U.S. Officials

By JTA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly called Defense Minister Ehud Barak for a meeting to reprimand him over recent meetings with U.S. officials.Read More


Mavi Marmara Victims’ Families File Lawsuit

By JTA

Relatives of nine Turkish citizens killed in a raid by Israeli commandos on an activist ship attempting to break the naval blockade of Gaza have filed a lawsuit against Israel, according to Turkish media.Read More


French Police Kill Suspect in Kosher Store Bombing

By JTA

French police have shot and killed one man in Strasbourg and arrested 10 others in a series of raids on suspects in the recent bombing of a kosher supermarket near Paris.Read More


IDF Shoots Down Drone in Israeli Airspace

The Israeli Air Force shot down an unidentified aerial vehicle that penetrated Israel’s airspace on Saturday. IDF forces shot down the drone over the Negev,  south of Mount Hebron.Read More


Woman Connected to Chabad Plummets to Death

According to the New York Post and the New York Daily News, it is thought that Becker jumped from the roof of 55 West 26th St. at approximately 8:15 a.m., landing on a parapet outside the building’s fifth floor gym. Algemeiner, which also reported the story, characterized Becker’s plunge as a fall. All sources indicated that the woman did not leave a note.Read More


Reports that Allen Iverson Will Play for Maccabi Haifa are False

By JTA

Reports that retired NBA star Allen Iverson will play for Israel’s Maccabi Haifa basketball team in two upcoming exhibition games against NBA teams are false, a Maccabi representative told JTA.Read More


Jewish Agency Launches Inquiry into Fatal Hotel Shooting

By JTA

The Jewish Agency is opening an inquiry into its Oranim program after an American participant gunned down a hotel employee in Eilat.Read More


Greek neo-Nazi Party Welcomed Into anti-Discrimination Body

By JTA

A leading European body aimed at combating discrimination has accepted a representative of a Greek neo-Nazi political party.Read More





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