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First Gay Israeli Couple Files for Divorce

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The first Jewish Israeli male couple to marry has filed for divorce in a Tel Aviv rabbinical court that never recognized the marriage.Read More


Pope Benedict: Lebanon Trip Step to Peace

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Pope Benedict XVI said he regards his upcoming trip to Lebanon as a visit aimed at promoting peace and dialogue in the entire Middle East.Read More


Maariv Sale Shakes Up Israeli Media

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Shlomo Ben-Zvi’s acquisition of Maariv is expected to rearrange the Israeli journalism industry and may even affect the country’s political scene.Read More


Jew Pond's Name Is Officially Changed

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A federal board has changed the name of a pond in a small New Hampshire town from Jew Pond to Carleton Pond.Read More


Rockets From Gaza Slam Into Homes

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A long-range Grad rocket fired from Gaza seriously damaged two houses in a southern Israeli city.Read More


Israel Cabinet Approves University in Settlement

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The Israeli government voted overwhelmingly in favor of recognizing the Ariel University Center of Samaria as an accredited university on Sunday.Read More


Five Jewish Teens Arrested for Jerusalem Attack

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Jerusalem Police arrested five Jewish teens in connection with an attack on an Arab resident of eastern Jerusalem, which left the victim with a broken leg.Read More


Abbas Vows To Seek Palestinian Statehood

By Haaretz

Mahmoud Abbas announced Saturday that the Palestinian Authority has decided to seek United Nations recognition as a non-member state. This will happen, said the Palestinian president, despite United States pressure opposing the move.Read More


Berlin Circumcision Move Not Enough: AJC

By JTA

The American Jewish Committee condemned a decision earlier this week by the state of Berlin that places restrictions on circumcisions.Read More


Chabad Buys Manhattan Building for $42M

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Chabad has purchased a building in midtown Manhattan for $42 million.Read More





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