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Hamas Badly Shaken by Egypt Coup

By Reuters

Stunned silence among Hamas officials in the Palestinian enclave, which shares a border with Egypt’s lawless Sinai peninsula, greeted his overthrow last Wednesday by the Egyptian military.Read More

Zion Square Jewish 'Lynch' Teens Get Slap on Wrist


Three Jewish teens involved in a mob attack on several Palestinian men in downtown Jerusalem were sentenced to prison.Read More

Ultra-Orthodox Block Women From Praying at Western Wall

By Reuters

Several thousand ultra-Orthodox protesters effectively blocked Jewish women activists campaigning for equal worship rights at the Western Wall from holding a monthly prayer session on Monday at the holy site.Read More

Eliot Spitzer Would Face Fellow Jew Scott Stringer in Battle for Comptroller

By Reuters

Eliot Spitzer is re-entering politics to run for New York City comptroller, five years after resigning as New York governor in a prostitution scandal.Read More

Half of Female Israeli Doctors Are Harassed

By Haaretz

Nearly half of the female physicians who responded to a recent survey say they have been sexually harassed at work, either verbally or physically. Of these, 60% said the culprit was a senior colleague.Read More

42 Killed as Egypt Army Opens Fire on Islamists

By Reuters

At least 42 people were killed on Monday when Islamist demonstrators enraged by the military overthrow of Egypt’s elected President Mohamed Mursi said the army opened fire during morning prayers at the Cairo barracks where he is being held.Read More

Women of Wall Forced Far Away From Kotel


Women of the Wall conducted its monthly prayer service at the Western Wall plaza with occasional disturbance from protesters, but were quarantined far from the wall itself.Read More

Five Years After Scandal, Eliot Spitzer Hopes To Make a Comeback

By Devra Ferst

After five years out of the political arena, former New York governor and attorney general Eliot Spitzer announced that he will run for city comptroller, the New York Times reported Sunday.Read More

Ahmadinejad Calls Holocaust Denial Major Achievement of His Presidency


Outgoing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said during a farewell ceremony that publicizing his Holocaust denial was a major achievement of his presidency.Read More

Omri Casspi To Play for Houston Rockets


Omri Casspi, the first Israeli-born player to join the NBA, reportedly has agreed to a two-year, $2 million contract with the Houston Rockets.Read More

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