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Michael Applebaum Is First Jewish Montreal Mayor

By JTA

Michael Applebaum, 49, won a City Council vote to serve as interim mayor for a year, with a promise not to run in the next municipal election, which is slated for November 2013.Read More


Rabbi Sacks: Gaza War 'Got To Do With Iran'

By JTA

The BBC issued an apology to British Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks after a presenter asked him about the Gaza operation while he thought he was off the air.Read More


Gaza Journalists Wounded by Israeli Attack

By Reuters

Israeli aircraft hit two Gaza media buildings on Sunday, wounding eight journalists and drawing concern from press covering the fighting between Palestinian militants and the Jewish state.Read More


Obama Says 'Preferable' To Avoid Gaza Ground War

By Reuters

President Barack Obama insisted on Sunday that Israel had a right to defend itself but said it would be “preferable” to avoid an Israeli ground offensive in Gaza.Read More


Two More Rockets Shot Down Above Tel Aviv

By Reuters

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip fired two rockets at Tel Aviv on Sunday which were shot down by Israel’s Iron Dome air shield, witnesses and police said.Read More


Vladimir Putin Accuses Pussy Riot of Anti-Semitism

By JTA

Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused a member of the punk protest band Pussy Riot of having committed an anti-Semitic act.Read More


Four Kids Dead as Israel Strike Hits Gaza Apartment

By Reuters

At least 11 Palestinian civilians, including four children, were killed on Sunday in what Hamas said was an Israeli air strike on a Gaza apartment building, the highest death toll in a single incident in five days of fighting.Read More


Rupert Murdoch Slams 'Jewish Owned' Media Bias

By Forward Staff

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch slammed ‘Jewish owned’ media outlets for being too critical of Israel in its confrontation with Gaza.Read More


Gaza Death Toll Rises as Ground Attack Looms

By Reuters

Israeli warplanes struck Gaza militants for a fifth straight day on Sunday and its military prepared for a possible ground invasion, though Egypt saw “some indications” of a truce ahead.Read More


Wounded Gabby Giffords Aide Wins Seat in Squeaker

By Reuters

Democratic U.S. Representative Ron Barber, a former aide to Gabrielle Giffords who was wounded alongside her in a deadly 2011 shooting, claimed victory on Saturday after edging Republican Martha McSally to win a full term in Congress.Read More





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