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Mixed Bag for Jews at U.S. Open

By Seth Berkman

Israeli doubles sensation Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram survived an early scare at the U.S. Open. Jesse Levine and Shahar Pe’er lost.Read More


Illegal Settlers Get Week To Leave Migron

By JTA

Israel’s Supreme Court ruled that the West Bank outpost of Migron must be evacuated by Sept. 4.Read More


Claims Conference Rips Hungary for 'Disgraceful' Tactics

By JTA

The Claims Conference accused Hungary’s government of “depriving” Holocaust survivors through “disgraceful” and “deceitful tactics.”Read More


Attack on Michigan Student Not 'Hate' Crime: Police

By Seth Berkman

Michigan police are reportedly refusing to treat as a hate crime attack in which a Jewish student was set upon by skinhead thugs, spewing hate and stapling his mouth shut.Read More


Calif. Lawmakers Slam Anti-Semitism on Campus

By JTA

The California State Assembly approved a resolution calling on colleges and universities in the state to combat anti-Semitism.Read More


Australia Furor Over IDF Abuse Report

By JTA

A furor has erupted between the president of Australia’s Jewish community and a group of former Israeli soldiers who reported abuses they witnessed while serving in the Palestinian territories.Read More


Untold Story of Munich Massacre

By Haaretz

For 40 years these documents lay in the Israel State Archives in Jerusalem, many of them hidden, kept out of the reach of researchers and the general public. Now, in honor of the 40th anniversary of the murder of 11 Israeli athletes in the 1972 Munich Olympics, which is coming up next week, the State Archives revealed 45 records related to the event.Read More


Rabbi Blasts Dutch Leader Over Kosher Slaughter

By JTA

Israel’s chief Ashkenazi rabbi warned Dutch politician Geert Wilders that attempts to ban ritual slaughter will eventually force Jews to leave the Netherlands.Read More


Republican Jews Happy With Plank on Israel

By JTA

The Republican Jewish Coalition praised the Republican Party platform, focusing particularly on its Israel planks and noting the document’s endorsement of two states for Israelis and Palestinians.Read More


Illegal Migron Settlers Get Reprieve Again

By JTA

The Migron outpost in the West Bank was not evacuated as scheduled.Read More





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