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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

Zomick's Challah Bakery Rejects Bug Claim

By Forward Staff

Zomick’s bakery has denied reports of unsanitary conditions at its famed challah production plants.Read More

AJC Blasts Polish Lawmakers for Kosher Slaughter Ban

By Reuters

Poland’s parliament on Friday rejected a government-backed bill that would have allowed slaughterhouses to produce kosher meat, angering Jewish groups who say the decision violated their religious rights.Read More

Kosher Slaughter Bill Loses in Poland Parliament


A government draft law to allow religious slaughter in Poland was defeated in parliament.Read More

Jewish and Arab Groups Jointly Lobby Lawmakers for 2-State Push


A Jewish public policy umbrella and a Palestinian group that advocates for two states jointly lobbied Congress for Secretary of State John Kerry’s bid to restart peace talks.Read More

Zomick's Challah Bakery Plagued by Vermin


Zomick’s Bakery, a popular supplier of challah throughout the New York metropolitan area, reportedly has failed 10 of its last 17 inspections because of pest problems.Read More

30% of Israelis Want Third Temple Built on Temple Mount

By Haaretz

Right-wing organizations devoted to the Temple Mount are buoyed by a new poll they commissioned finding that 30 percent of Israeli Jews support rebuilding the Jewish Temple on the site.Read More

Police Could Misuse Data From New Israeli Biometric Security System

By Haaretz/ Yaniv Kubovich

When Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar launched the trial period for Israel’s biometric database on Sunday, he almost pleaded with the public not to be alarmed. “There is no reason to panic,” he said, promising that the system that was set up “met the highest standards of data security and privacy protection.”Read More

Philly Jewish Teacher Lauds Official's Refusal To Defend Gay Marriage Ban

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

The Jewish teacher who sued to lift Pennsylvania’s gay marriage ban told the Forward that she is pleased that the state’s Attorney General has refused to defend the law.Read More

5-Year-Old Palestinian Boy Questioned for Throwing Stones at Jewish Settlers

By Reuters

An Israeli human rights group accused the army on Thursday of illegally detaining a 5-year-old Palestinian boy for throwing a stone in a flashpoint city in the occupied West Bank.Read More

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