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Bob Filner Goes to Rehab as Harass Claims Pile Up

By Reuters

San Diego’s mayor, facing mounting pressure to resign over sexual harassment allegations from nearly a dozen women, entered an intensive therapy program on Monday, a spokeswoman said.Read More


Consulting Firm Econ One Removes Birkenau Image from Website

By JTA

The Los Angeles-based firm Econ One removed a photo from the Birkenau death camp from its website.Read More


Roger Waters: 'I'm Not Anti-Semitic, I'm Anti-Apartheid'

By Haaretz

Former Pink Floyd star Roger Waters attempted to deflect accusations of anti-Semitism and defend his decision to use a pig-shaped balloon emblazoned with the Star of David, among other symbols, during a concert in Belgium.Read More


New Chief Rabbi of Israel Accused of Cheating on Ordination Exam

By JTA

Rabbi David Lau, the recently elected chief Ashkenazi rabbi of Israel, has been accused of cheating on an ordination exam.Read More


Four Guarantees Martin Indyk Must Make To Sustain Peace Talks

By Haaretz/Amira Hass

“Dear Martin, we definitely understand that Israel is concerned about its security. Fact. Our security coordination is praised by the Israeli military leadership. The truth? It’s somewhat flattering that the world’s fourth-largest military power, where every other citizen knows how to use a gun, is so afraid of us.Read More


Israeli Soldier Caught Beating 12-Year-Old Boy — Video Goes Viral

By JTA

An Israeli soldier was caught on film kicking and hitting a 12-year-old Palestinian boy in Hebron.Read More


Scouring Israel for the Elusive Golden Squirrel

By Haaretz

Only in rare cases are entry permits granted to the slopes of Katef Sion, located on the western side of Mount HermonRead More


Barcelona Soccer Star Lionel Messi Visits Western Wall on 'Peace Tour'

By JTA

Popular Argentinian soccer star Lionel Messi visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem and met with Israeli leaders.Read More


Women of the Wall Allowed To Pray in Women's Section at Kotel

By Haaretz/Judy Maltz

Women of the Wall and their supporters will be allowed to pray at the women’s section of the Kotel this month and will not be relegated to an area away from the wall, as they were last month, according to police.Read More


Al-Qaeda Threat in Middle East Is Highest in Years

By Reuters

The al-Qaida threat that closed U.S. embassies in the Middle East on Sunday is the most serious in years and the “chatter” among suspected terrorists is reminiscent of what preceded the Sept. 11 attacks, a U.S. lawmaker who is briefed on intelligence said.Read More


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