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'Spider-Man' Filming Moved From Passover After 'Let My People Park' Plea

By JTA

The filming schedule of “The Amazing Spider Man 2” has changed in response to a request made by the haredi Orthodox community of Williamsburg.Read More


Israeli Town Hit by Rockets From Gaza

By Reuters

Two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip landed on Thursday in a southern Israeli border town that U.S. President Barack Obama mentioned in a speech on his arrival in Israel a day earlier.Read More


Barack Obama Faces Chilly Reception From Palestinians After Backslapping in Israel

By Reuters

President Barack Obama faces a stony reception when he travels to the West Bank on Thursday for talks with Palestinian leaders who accuse him of letting Israel ride rough-shod over their dream of statehood.Read More


German Jews Angry Over Government's Failure To Ban Neo-Nazis

By JTA

Germany’s top Jewish leader has slammed the government’s decision not to join efforts to ban the country’s most powerful neo-Nazi party.Read More


Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu Set Aside Differences, Offer Smiles for Press

By Reuters

President Barack Obama pledged on Wednesday to hold Syria to account if it used chemical weapons and reassured Israel of U.S. resolve against Iran as he tried to allay the security fears of the main U.S. ally in the Middle East.Read More


Palestinian Protests Erupt Over President Obama's Visit to Occupied West Bank

By Reuters

Palestinian activists set up a protest camp on Wednesday close to where Israel wants to build a new settlement in the occupied West Bank, drawing attention to their struggle during a visit to the region by President Barack Obama.Read More


President Barack Obama's Limousine Breaks Down in Jerusalem

By Reuters

One of President Barack Obama’s protective limousines broke down in Israel on Wednesday but did not affect his ability to move around Jerusalem, a Secret Service spokesman said.Read More


Man Convicted of Killing Satmar Rabbi May Be Released This Week

By Anne Cohen

A man jailed for 21 years for the murder of a prominent Satmar rabbi might not actually be guilty, the New York Times reported Wednesday.Read More


Sparse Crowds of Israelis Greet Barack Obama on Arrival in Jerusalem

By Reuters

Making his first official visit to Israel, U.S. President Barack Obama pledged on Wednesday unwavering commitment to the security of the Jewish State where concern over a nuclear-armed Iran has clouded U.S.-Israeli relations.Read More


Philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy Barred From Libya for Being Jewish

By JTA

The French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy, who supported France’s military intervention in Libya, was barred from visiting there because he is Jewish.Read More


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