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Obama Talks Tough at U.N.

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President Barack Obama declared the U.S. will ‘do what we must’ to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon in a speech at the United Nations.Read More


U.N. Chief: Settlements Shutting Door to Peace

By JTA

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday the “door may be closing, for good” on a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying the continued growth of Jewish settlements undercuts peace.Read More


Clinton Tells Morsi To Improve Israel Ties

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asked Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to improve ties with Israel.Read More


Obama To Hit Iran Hard at U.N.

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President Barack Obama will warn Iran on Tuesday that the United States will “do what we must” to prevent it acquiring a nuclear weapon, and appeal to world leaders for a united front against further attacks on U.S. diplomatic missions in Muslim countries.Read More


Mortar Shells From Syria Hit Golan Heights

By JTA

Mortar shells from fighting in Syria spilled over into Israel’s Golan Heights, with no injuries reported.Read More


64% of Israelis Will Fast on Yom Kippur

By JTA

Sixty-four percent of Jewish Israelis will fast and 46 percent will pray on Yom Kippur, according to a survey.Read More


Americans for Peace Now Launch Campus Group

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Americans for Peace Now is establishing a presence on college campuses aimed at reaching students and faculty.Read More


Ahmadinejad Says Israel Has No Mideast 'Roots'

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahamdinejad on Monday disregarded a U.N. warning to avoid incendiary rhetoric and declared ahead of the annual General Assembly session that Israel has no roots in the Middle East and would be “eliminated.”Read More


B'nai B'rith Pension Woes Hint at Bigger Issues

By JTA

The U.S. government’s recent takeover of B’nai B’rith International’s pension plan, which is more than $25 million in debt, raises serious questions about the long-term viability of the 169-year-old, once-giant Jewish organization.Read More


Philly Retiree Eyed as Nazi War Crimes Suspect

By JTA

Germany has opened a war crimes investigation against a retired toolmaker living in Philadelphia.Read More





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