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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


Ahmadinejad Says Goal is Israel's 'Annihilation'

By JTA

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the objective of the world must be the “annihilation” of Israel.Read More


Jewish Rower Wins for New Zealand

By JTA

New Zealand won its first gold medal of the London Olympics when rowers Nathan Cohen and Joseph Sullivan took first place in the men’s double sculls event.Read More


Mt. Sinai Doctor Accused of Peeping Up Skirts

By Forward Staff

An award-winning surgeon at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital was charged with using a secret pen camera to take pictures up women’s skirts on the subway.Read More


French Jews Slam Pig-in-Mosque Desecration

By JTA

French Jewish leaders are calling the tossing of two pig heads into a mosque not far from Toulouse “an odious desecration.”Read More


Israelis Warned To Leave Sinai

By JTA

Israeli authorities warned Israelis to return immediately from the Sinai peninsula, citing a terrorist threat.Read More


Olympics Chief May Take Heat on Munich

By JTA

Jewish speakers are expected to criticize International Olympics Committee president when he attends a memorial ceremony for Israeli coaches and athletes murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics.Read More


Aly Raisman Gets Cheers Back Home

By Haaretz

A line snakes down the lawn of the red brick town hall topped by a gold cupola of this New England town founded in 1711, today a suburb of Boston. So many fans have arrived to cheer on Aly Raisman, the hometown Olympic hero, for an “Aly Rally” that overflow rooms are opened and some are even turned away.Read More


Israel Lacks Backing for Strike: Ex-Army Chief:

By JTA

A former head of the Israel Defense Forces military intelligence said that his country lacks the international “legitimacy” needed to succeed in an attack on Iran’s nuclear installations.Read More


10-Year-Old Girl Converts — Without Permission

By JTA

A British judge has allowed a 10-year-old Jewish child to convert to Christianity against her mother’s wishes.Read More





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