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Italian Wine With Nazi Logo Spurs Boycott Call

By JTA

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has called on distributors to boycott Lunardelli, an Italian wine company that sells wine labeled with Nazi and fascist slogans and and photos of the movements’ leaders.Read More


Israeli Ministers To Decide Which Palestinian Prisoners To Release First

By JTA

A committee of Israeli government ministers is meeting to decide which Palestinian prisoners will be freed in the first round of peace talks.Read More


U.S. Air Force Chief Makes Secret Visit to Israel

By JTA

Gen. Mark Welsh, the chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, completed a secret visit to Israel.Read More


Israel Marketing Settler Homes Two Days Before Prisoner Release

By Reuters

Israel said on Sunday it was marketing nearly 1,200 new homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, just two days before a planned release of long-serving Palestinian prisoners.Read More


Bank of Israel Candidate Mario Blejer Had Side Role in DSK Scandal

By Haaretz

Mario Blejer, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new candidate to become Bank of Israel governor, found himself in a media storm in 2008 after it emerged his wife had had an affair with Dominique Strauss-Kahn, then head of the International Monetary Fund.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Will Undergo Emergency Hernia Operation

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will undergo a hernia operation, his office said late on Saturday, a procedure that appeared unlikely to disrupt plans to advance peace talks with the Palestinians next week.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Complains to John Kerry of Palestinian 'Incitement'

By Reuters

Israel has complained to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry about statements by the Palestinians which it said undermined nascent peace talks, an Israeli official said on Saturday.Read More


Gabby Giffords Astronaut Hubby Mark Kelly and Twin To Be NASA Guinea Pigs

By Reuters

NASA’s only identical twin astronauts are planning to serve as guinea pigs for studies investigating the genetic impacts of long-duration spaceflight.Read More


Jewish Zanzibar Acid-Attack Girl Says She's OK

By Forward Staff

One of the Jewish women who was attacked with acid on the African island of Zanzibar has thanked supporters after returning to Britain for treatment.Read More


Is Jehoash Tablet a Fake?

By Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

The Jehoash Tablet is a stone bearing an inscription in ancient Hebrew describing the renovation of the First Temple by the Jehoash, King of Judea.Read More


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