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African Immigrants Trapped in No-Man's Land

By Haaretz

A group of African migrants have been trapped between the barrier fences on the Israeli-Egyptian border for the past five days.Read More


Indian Clothing Store Drops 'Hitler' Name

By JTA

The owners of a men’s clothing store in the Indian state of Gujarat said they would change the store’s name from Hitler.Read More


Christian Monastery Torched by Angry Settlers

By JTA

A Christian monastery was vandalized and set alight in what appears to be a price tag attack.Read More


Polish Pogrom Memorial Probe Fails To ID Culprits

By JTA

A yearlong investigation into anti-Semitic epithets painted on the memorial to the Jedwabne pogrom was closed.Read More


Settlers Evict Family From Room of Jerusalem Home

By JTA

A room and a courtyard of a Palestinian family home in eastern Jerusalem were turned over to Jewish residents.Read More


Rabbis Organize Against Metzitzah B'Peh Forms

By JTA

Haredi Orthodox rabbis in New York are accusing the city’s Department of Health of “spreading lies” in order to pass a law mandating that parents sign a consent waiver in order to use a controversial circumcision-related rite.Read More


South African Students Call for Israel Boycott

By JTA

The Student Representative Council of the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa adopted a resolution calling for an academic and cultural boycott of Israel.Read More


Bike-Rent Brouhaha Over Yom Kippur in Tel Aviv

By Haaretz

Should Tel Aviv’s bicycle rental service operate on Yom Kippur? A minister says staying open would be ‘infringing’ on Judaism’s holiest day.Read More


Ancient Mikveh Unearthed in Negev Desert

By Haaretz

Israeli archaeologists have discovered Byzantine-era ritual baths during an Israel Antiquities Authority excavation along Route 6 - the Trans-Israel Highway.Read More


Obama Considers 'Triggers' To Pressure Iran

By Haaretz

President Barack Obama is considering making declarations regarding the United States’ “red lines” that if crossed, may bring about an American attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities, the New York Times reported on Monday.Read More





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