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Israel Marketing Settler Homes Two Days Before Prisoner Release

By Reuters

Israel said on Sunday it was marketing nearly 1,200 new homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, just two days before a planned release of long-serving Palestinian prisoners.Read More


Bank of Israel Candidate Mario Blejer Had Side Role in DSK Scandal

By Haaretz

Mario Blejer, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new candidate to become Bank of Israel governor, found himself in a media storm in 2008 after it emerged his wife had had an affair with Dominique Strauss-Kahn, then head of the International Monetary Fund.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Will Undergo Emergency Hernia Operation

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will undergo a hernia operation, his office said late on Saturday, a procedure that appeared unlikely to disrupt plans to advance peace talks with the Palestinians next week.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Complains to John Kerry of Palestinian 'Incitement'

By Reuters

Israel has complained to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry about statements by the Palestinians which it said undermined nascent peace talks, an Israeli official said on Saturday.Read More


Gabby Giffords Astronaut Hubby Mark Kelly and Twin To Be NASA Guinea Pigs

By Reuters

NASA’s only identical twin astronauts are planning to serve as guinea pigs for studies investigating the genetic impacts of long-duration spaceflight.Read More


Jewish Zanzibar Acid-Attack Girl Says She's OK

By Forward Staff

One of the Jewish women who was attacked with acid on the African island of Zanzibar has thanked supporters after returning to Britain for treatment.Read More


Is Jehoash Tablet a Fake?

By Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

The Jehoash Tablet is a stone bearing an inscription in ancient Hebrew describing the renovation of the First Temple by the Jehoash, King of Judea.Read More


Israeli Drone Attack Kills 4 Sinai Militants

By Reuters

An Islamist militant group said on Saturday four of its members were killed in an Israeli drone strike in Egypt’s North Sinai region.Read More


Scott Stringer Comes Out Swinging Against Eliot Spitzer

By Reuters

Eliot Spitzer’s rival in the Democratic race for New York City comptroller repeatedly raised the prostitution scandal that forced Spitzer to resign as New York’s governor during Friday’s televised debate, despite having vowed to avoid it.Read More


Bernie Madoff in 'Love Triangle' With Employee, Feds Say in Court Papers

By Reuters

Bernard Madoff was in a “love triangle” involving one of five former employees who are about to go on trial for helping him run his multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme, prosecutors said.Read More


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