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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


Sale of Cleveland Browns Ends Jewish Ownership

By JTA

The sale of the Cleveland Browns ends 51 years of Jewish ownership of the National Football League team.Read More


Madonna Gig Clashes With Warsaw Uprising Date

By Haaretz

Religious groups, politicians and members of the public protested a performance by Madonna in Poland’s capital yesterday evening that clashed with the commemoration of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising.Read More


Bibi Heckler Settles Suit Over Assault

By JTA

A peace activist and the man she accused of assault as she protested Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech before Congress reached a settlement on her lawsuit.Read More


French Swimmer's Tattoo Honors Shoah Survivor

By JTA

French Olympic swimmer Fabien Gilot said the Hebrew tattoo on his left arm is a tribute to his late grandmother’s husband, a Jewish survivor of Auschwitz.Read More


Israel Plans Camp to Hold 30,000 Africans

By Haaretz

The detention compound being built in the south for African migrants will accommodate up to 30,000 people, despite Defense Ministry statements that it would house 12,400, an Interior Ministry protocol shows.Read More


Hebrew U. Makes Best Academic Workplace List

By JTA

A survey of the best places to work in academia ranked Jerusalem’s Hebrew University as the second best place to work outside of the United States.Read More


Princeton Physicist To Give Prize 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





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