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Israeli Business Leaders Warn Netanyahu on Peace

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Some of the country’s top businessmen met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last month to express concern that the stalled peace process with the Palestinians would ultimately harm and even endanger the Israeli economy.Read More

Has Israel Frozen Settlement Expansion?

By Reuters

Israel has frozen nearly all housing starts in settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, Housing Minister Uri Ariel said on Tuesday, in an apparent bid to help U.S. efforts to revive peace talks with the Palestinians.Read More

No. 1 Most-Wanted Hungarian Nazi Used Dog Whips on Jews

By Reuters

Hungarian prosecutors on Tuesday charged a 98-year-old man who tops the Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center’s wanted list with war crimes, saying he had helped to deport Jews to Auschwitz in World War Two.Read More

Bill Clinton Pushes Israelis To Make Compromises for Two-State Solution

By Yermi Brenner

Former President Bill Clinton urged Israel to seek a two-state solution to reach a longlasting peace with the Palestinians in a closely watched speech in Tel Aviv.Read More

David Stav Gets Support From Rabbinical Council of America After 'Wicked Man' Attack


The Rabbinical Council of America offered its support to Israeli chief rabbi candidate David Stav after he was harassed at a wedding and labeled “a wicked man” by Shas spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef.Read More

Barbra Streisand Lashes Out at Orthodox Over Treatment of Women in Israel

By Reuters

Iconic Jewish entertainer Barbra Streisand on Monday took a swipe at Orthodox Jews in Israel who compel women to sit in the back of buses and assault them for following religious rituals traditionally reserved for men.Read More

Ben Gurion Students Build Formula Race Car To Compete Internationally


Last week, Rani Dekel was doing doing donuts on the streets of Jerusalem in a blue and orange Formula race car with hundreds of thousands cheering him on.Read More

Montreal's First Jewish Mayor Michael Applebaum Hit With Corruption Charges

By Reuters

Montreal’s new mayor, who pledged to stamp out corruption at City Hall when he took office late last year, was arrested by Quebec’s anti-corruption police squad on Monday, numerous Canadian media outlets said.Read More

Naftali Bennett Says Two-State Solution Is Dead

By Haaretz

The idea of establishing a Palestinian state in the Land of Israel has reached a “dead end,” Economy Minister Naftali Bennett said on Monday, as the double-talk from the government regarding the conflict with the Palestinians continued.Read More

Minnesota Neighbors Stunned at Nazi 'Killer' Michael Karkos Under Their Noses

By Forward Staff

Friends and neighbors were stunned at revelations that an elderly suburban Minneapolis man was actually a wanted Nazi killer with ties to killings at the Warsaw Ghetto, the Associated Press reported.Read More

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