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Hamas Seeks To Root Out Israeli Spies

By Reuters

The alleged spy buried his face in his hands inside a Gaza jail as he admitted passing intelligence to Israel during its battles with armed Palestinian groups.Read More


Israel Orders Ultra-Orthodox To End Discrimination Against Women

By Hila Raz (Haaretz)

Israel’s Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein dropped a bomb in the realm of Haredi-secular relations on Wednesday, when he instructed government ministers in a sharply-worded statement to immediately stop the exclusion of women in the areas under their authority.Read More


Jerusalem Women Declare Victory in Billboard Battle — For Now

By Haaretz

Some 18 months after a group of activists began fighting the exclusion of women from billboards in Jerusalem, the fighters have declared victory.Read More


Sisters Fired Over 'Happy Hanukkah' Oven Jibe

By JTA

Two Iowa sisters were fired from their jobs after joking about “burning the Jews” inside a toy oven.Read More


Stephen Hawking Insists He Is Boycotting Israel Academic Meeting Over Politics

By Reuters

British cosmologist Stephen Hawking has pulled out of an Israeli conference, joining an academic boycott of Israel to protest against its occupation of Palestinian lands, Cambridge University said on Wednesday.Read More


John Galliano Denied Teaching Job at Fashion School

By Forward Staff

John Galliano, the superstar fashion designer who has faced allegations of anti-Semitism, has been dumped from a planned teaching job at a New York fashion school after a protest spearheaded by Jewish students.Read More


Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Blames Slow Growth on Beltway Gridlock

By Reuters

Dysfunction in Washington is one of the biggest drags on the U.S. economy, undermining confidence and crimping growth, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Tuesday.Read More


'Morning After' Pill Judge Slams Feds for 'Nonsense' Age Restrictions

By Reuters

A federal judge criticized the U.S. Food and Drug Administration over its refusal to make emergency contraception available to girls of all ages without a prescription, saying the agency’s move to restrict distribution to consumers aged 15 and older was not realistic.Read More


Syria's Assad Insists He Will Confront Israel

By Reuters

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday his country was able to confront Israeli aggression, Lebanese media reported, in the leader’s first comments since the Jewish state launched a series of air strikes on military sites in Damascus.Read More


Radical Islam Spreads in Prisons of France

By Reuters

In France, the path to radical Islam often begins with a young man thrown into an overcrowded, violent jail. It ends with a hardened convert ready for jihad.Read More


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