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Israel Strikes Weapons Warehouse in Syria

By JTA

Israel was responsible for an attack earlier this month on a missile warehouse in Syria, unnamed U.S. officials said.Read More


Investigation of Contraception Given to Ethiopian Women To Be Launched

By Haaretz/Yarden Skop

State Comptroller Yosef Shapira announced on Sunday he would launch a probe into the allegations that Ethiopian women who sought to immigrate to Israel were administered the long-acting contraceptive Depo-Provera with the intent of reducing birthrate within Ethiopian community.Read More


Iran Is Closer to Nuclear 'Red Line,' Says Netayahu

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Iran was getting closer to the “red line” he set for its nuclear program and warned the international community not to be distracted by the crises in Syria and Egypt.Read More


Italian Jews Stand Behind First Black Minister

By JTA

Italy’s Jewish leadership expressed “all the solidarity of Italian Jews” to an Italian government minister who is black and who has been the target of racist slurs and death threats.Read More


Lea Michele, Jewish 'Glee' Star, Crushed by Death of Boyfriend Cory Monteith

By Reuters

Canadian actor Cory Monteith, 31-year-old heart throb of Fox’s musical-comedy television series “Glee”, was found dead on Saturday in his Vancouver hotel room, police said.Read More


George Zimmerman Acquitted in Killing of Black Florida Teenager Trayvon Martin

By Reuters

A Florida jury acquitted George Zimmerman on Saturday for the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, setting free a man who had become a polarizing figure in the national debate over racial profiling and self-defense laws.Read More


Cory Monteith, 'Glee' Star and Boyfriend of Jewish Actress Lea Michele, Found Dead

By Reuters

Canadian actor Cory Monteith, 31-year-old heart throb of Fox’s musical-comedy television series “Glee”, was found dead on Saturday in his Vancouver hotel room, police said.Read More


Thousands Hit Streets in New Israel Social Protests

By Haaretz

Thousands of demonstrators marched from Tel Aviv’s Habima Square to Kaplan Street to protest against the economic policies of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yair Lapid, marking the two-year anniversary of the protests railing against the high cost of living.Read More


Does Eliot Spitzer Comeback Herald Return of 'Sheriff of Wall Street'?

By Reuters

If elected New York City comptroller, Eliot Spitzer has vowed to wield power as aggressively as he did as state attorney general, leading some in the financial community to worry that the “Sheriff of Wall Street” might be back.Read More


New York Jets Rookie Oday Aboushi Backed by ADL in 'Anti-Israel' Flap

By Elon Gilad (Haaretz)

The Anti-Defamation League came out in defense of Palestinian-American New York Jets lineman Oday Aboushi on Friday following reports on the conservative website Frontpage Mag that he was “a Muslim extremist.”Read More


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