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Israeli Forces Kill US Gunman in Hotel Shooting

By Reuters

Israeli forces shot dead an American man who opened fire in a seaside hotel packed with tourists on Friday, killing one person.Read More


Knesset Speaker Calls for Early Elections

By JTA

Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin has called on the Israeli parliament to disband itself and begin preparing for early elections.Read More


Police Push Back Rioters on Temple Mount

By JTA

Israeli police reportedly pushed back rioters on the Temple Mount.Read More


Iverson Signing on with Maccabi Haifa for U.S. Games — and Maybe Longer

By JTA

Former NBA Most Valuable Player Allen Iverson reportedly will play for Maccabi Haifa in its two exhibition games against NBA teams – and perhaps longer.Read More


Flotilla Sponsor Tweets that Zionists Helped Perpetrate the Holocaust

The founder of the Free Gaza Movement, which uses flotillas in trying to break Israel’s blockade of Gaza, tweeted that Zionists were responsible for the Holocaust, then apologized.Read More


Israel Says Syrian Mortar Strike Was Attack on NATO

By Reuters

Israel’s Deputy Prime Minister Dan Meridor said on Thursday a deadly Syrian mortar strike on a Turkish town had to be considered an attack on a member of the NATO alliance.Read More


Irving Cohen, Maitre d’ of Concord Hotel in Catskills, Dies at 95

By JTA

Irving Cohen, the maitre d’ at the popular Concord Hotel in the Catskills for 50 years, died in Florida at 95.Read More


US Imposes Sanctions on Lebanese Charities with Hamas Ties

By Reuters

The United States on Thursday imposed financial penalties on two Lebanese charities that fundraise for Hamas, an effort by the Obama administration to disrupt the Islamist group’s activities.Read More


Limmud Appoints New Executive Director, Chair

By JTA

Limmud, the international network of Jewish learning conferences, has appointed a new director and a new chairperson.Read More


Palestinian UN Status Likely Debated in November

By Reuters

The United Nations is likely to hold a debate on whether to upgrade the Palestinians’ U.N. status to a sovereign country in mid-November - after the U.S. election, the president of the 193-member U.N. General Assembly said on Wednesday.Read More





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