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Romney Arrives in Israel for Visit

By Reuters

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney arrived in Israel on Saturday, for as part of his three-nation foreign tour that includes Britain and Poland.Read More


Israeli Athletes March in Olympic Ceremony

By Haaretz

With his hair shaved into a Star of David, Israeli windsurfer Shahar Zubari led a 38-member team in the opening ceremony of the London Olympics.Read More


Obama Thumping Romney Among Jews: Poll

By Haaretz

On the eve of presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s visit to Israel, a new Gallup poll reveals that Jewish American voters continue to support his rival, U.S. President Barack Obama, by a wide 68%-25% margin.Read More


Arab Lawmaker Blames Israel for Bulgaria Bombing

By JTA

An Israeli Arab Knesset member said that Israeli policy led to the deadly recent terrorist attack against Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.Read More


Jews Join In Slamming 'Muslim' Smear Tactic

By JTA

Jewish groups were among the 42 religious and secular organizations that told five members of Congress that their recent allegations of Muslim Brotherhood infiltration of the U.S. government was endangering religious freedom.Read More


Lebanese Olympians Shun Israelis in Practice

By Simi Lampert

The Lebanese judo team refused to practice alongside the Israeli team on Friday afternoon, the Times of Israel reported.Read More


Abbas Aide Visits Auschwitz

By JTA

An adviser to Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas visited Auschwitz on Friday.Read More


White House Spokesman Whiffs on Jerusalem

By Blair Thornburge

White House spokesman Jay Carney refused to reiterate the official U.S. position that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, sparking a frenzy on the internet.Read More


Top Court Gives Illegal Outpost Another Reprieve

Israel’s Supreme Court said that the evacuation of an illegal West Bank settlement must take place by Aug. 21.Read More


Trial Starts in L.A. Hotel Anti-Semitism Case

By JTA

A trial began this week involving a group of young Los Angeles-area Jews accusing a hotel of discrimination.Read More





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