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Giffords Shooter Set To Plead Guilty

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Jared Loughner, the man accused of killing six people and wounding then-U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords in 2011, is set to plead guilty.Read More


Estonia Plans To Change Kosher Slaughter Law

By JTA

Estonia will change its law on religious slaughter, government officials have said.Read More


Israeli Troops Open Fire on Fleeing Syrian

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Israeli soldiers shot and injured a Syrian civilian who attempted to breach the border fence into Israel on the Golan Heights.Read More


Jewish Aussie Kayaker Wins Silver Medal

A Jewish Australian kayaker won a silver medal at the Olympic Games.Read More


Palestinians 'Guaranteed' Win in U.N. Bid

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The Palestinians’ bid to upgrade their status at the United Nations would find majority support there but would not bring them closer to statehood and peace with Israel, Israel’s UN envoy said on Sunday.Read More


Thousands March in New Israel Protests

By Haaretz

Thousands of Israelis participated in two separate social protest rallies on Saturday, as one event represented a bid to unify the social protest movement and the movement for a universal IDF draft, with the other mostly comprised by social protest activists who disagreed with the unity attempt.Read More


Israel Social Protesters Vow 'All-Out War'

Thousands of Israelis are expected to participate in a series of social protests in Tel Aviv on Saturday, days after two streams within the larger social protest movement decided to join forces earlier in the week.Read More


Physics Prof Confirms Gift to J Street

By JTA

A physicist said he would probably donate part of the $3 million he won in a surprise award to J Street, the liberal pro-Israel group.Read More


German Rower Leaves Games Amid Neo-Nazi Flap

By JTA

A German Olympic rower has left the Olympic Village following claims that her boyfriend is a member of an extremist political party inspired by the Nazis.Read More


Palestinians Consider New Statehood Bid

By JTA

The Palestinian Authority is considering a bid in September to be a UN “non-member observer state.”Read More





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