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Israeli Woman Barred From French Parliament

By JTA

The Constitutional Council of France has nullified the recent election of Daphna Poznanski-Benhamou, a French-Israeli citizen, to the National Assembly.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu's Ice Cream Drama Lures Crowd to Jerusalem Gelateria

By Zvi Zrahiya (Haaretz)

Hundreds of curious customers flocked over the weekend to Glida Metudela, the Jerusalem ice-cream parlor recently outed as the beneficiary of a generous government contract.Read More


Why Didn't Pope Benedict Tweet Resignation News?

By Reuters

Pope Benedict decided not to announce his resignation on Twitter, which he joined last year in a foray into social media that has reaped uncertain spiritual returns and could be curtailed by his successor.Read More


Israel Treats 5 Syrians Wounded in Civil War

By Reuters

Israeli soldiers treated five Syrians who had been wounded in fighting between Syrian government forces and rebels near Israel’s security fence on the Golan Heights, the Israeli military said on Saturday.Read More


Star of David More Widely Recognized Than Twitter Icon

By Anne Cohen

Almost 90% of Americans recognize the Star of David as a Jewish symbol. That beat the Twitter icon, which was known to 79% of people who took a poll.Read More


Jewish Lawmaker Steve Cohen Tweeted at Model Love Child During State of Union

By Forward Staff

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) said the gorgeous Texas model he exchanged familiar Tweets with during the State of the Union address is his love child from a fling 25 years ago.Read More


NY Gay Center Will Allow Israel-Related Events

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

A New York gay community center announced February 15 that it had lifted a moratorium on events relating to Israel days after coming under heavy criticism for barring a prominent gay scholar from speaking about her new book on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Read More


Egypt Seizes Two Tons of Explosives Bound for Sinai

By Reuters

Egypt seized two tons of explosives hidden in a truck carrying a shipment of fruits and vegetables bound for Sinai on Friday, security sources said.Read More


Was Prisoner X Part of Botched Israeli Assassination of Hamas Man in Dubai?

By Reuters

The suspected Israeli double agent dubbed Prisoner X is not the same man as a suspect in the assassination of a Hamas commander in Dubai , a forensic report commissioned by Reuters determined.Read More


Photo Analysis Casts Doubt On Australian's Reported Hit Squad Link

By Reuters

A forensic report commissioned by Reuters said on Friday that a suspect in the assassination of a Hamas commander in Dubai and a deceased Australian immigrant, reported to have been an Israeli spy, were not the same man.Read More


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