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Israel Official: Gov't Stole Palestinian Land

By Haaretz

The supervisor in charge of the Defense Ministry’s separation barrier project has blamed the Ministry of Housing and Construction as well as the police for breaking the law and invading privately-owned Palestinian lands in the West Bank.Read More


Women Dominate One Israel Council

By Haaretz

When Sigal Moran, head of the Bnei Shimon Regional Council in the northern Negev, saw the Interior Ministry directive instructing local authorities to appoint at least one woman on the panel of judges for the Outstanding Worker Award, she couldn’t help but laugh.Read More


Toronto Rabbi Accused of Abuse From '70s

By JTA

A 71-year-old rabbi in Toronto has been charged with indecent assault for allegedly sexually assaulting a student 40 years ago.Read More


Elementary School Named for Survivor Opens

By JTA

A new public elementary school named after a Holocaust survivor opened in Silver Spring, Md.Read More


Cardinal Martini, Built Ties With Jews, Dies

By JTA

Italy’s Jewish leadership mourned the death of Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, 85, who was known in part for forging closer relations between Christians and Jews.Read More


Los Angeles Shul Start Russian-Language Program

By JTA

A Conservative synagogue in the Los Angeles area is starting a Russian-language religious school program.Read More


Scottish Protests Dog Israeli Dance Troupe

By Haaretz

The opening performance of an Israeli dance troupe at the Edinburgh International Festival was disrupted four times last night, as protesters in the audience shouted “free Palestine.”Read More


Pro-Palestinian Activist Calls Nazis 'Small Fries'

By JTA

The president of Chile’s Palestine Federation, Mauricio Abu Ghosh, told the radio station Cooperativa that “the Nazis were small fry compared to today’s Zionists, who make up the State of Israel.”Read More


Charges Dropped Over Berlin Circumcision

By JTA

Prosecutors in Berlin dismissed a criminal complaint lodged against a rabbi for performing circumcisions.Read More


Brazilian Jewish Lawmaker Sues Over 'Nazi' Jibe

By JTA

A Jewish politician from Brazil said he would sue a colleague for suggesting he was a Nazi.Read More





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