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Israeli Officer Caught Head-Butting Palestinian

By Haaretz

An IDF officer with the rank of lieutenant head-butted a Palestinian youth in the face, a video filmed in the city of Hebron on Wednesday and uploaded to YouTube has revealed.Read More


Obama Signs New Israel Cooperation Bill

By Haaretz

The White House may be trying to steal the thunder from Republican candidate Mitt Romney on the eve of his visit to Jerusalem. A day before Romney is due to land in Israel, President Barack Obama will sign the United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act, which is meant to approve and expand military cooperation between the two countries.Read More


Neo-Nazi Sworn in as Greek Lawmaker

By JTA

The Greek Jewish community in a letter to political leaders and the country’s president expressed its “revulsion” to the swearing-in of an anti-Semitic musician as a national lawmaker.Read More


Palestinians Oppose Munich Moment of Silence

By JTA

The head of the Palestinian Olympic Committee called the campaign to hold a minute of silence for the 11 Israelis murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics “racism.”Read More


Settler Population Grows by 4.5% in Year

By JTA

More than 350,000 Jews are living in West Bank settlements, a 4.5 percent increase over last year, according to the Israeli government.Read More


Hardliner's Aide Hopes to Soften Rules on Immigrants

By Haaretz

A public relations expert who was paid by the Shas party to serve as a consultant to Interior Minister Eli Yishai stands to earn hundreds of thousands of shekels from another client if he convinces the Interior Ministry to liberalize restrictions on the use of migrant labor in the construction industry.Read More


Grand Romanian Synagogue Is Rededicated

By JTA

The Great Synagogue in Radauti, Romania, was rededicated after a full restoration.Read More


Abuse Charges Dropped Against Aussie Chabad Leader

By JTA

Multiple charges against a former Chabad-Lubavitch youth leader in Melbourne have been dropped.Read More


Olympic Committee Says No to Munich Widows

By JTA

The International Olympic Committee rejected a face-to-face appeal from the widows of slain Israeli athletes for a minute of silence at the opening ceremonies.Read More


Congress Holds Munich Moment of Silence

By JTA

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives will hold a moment of silence for the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches slain by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics.Read More





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