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Palestinians May Drag Israel to International Court Over Settlements

By Reuters

The Palestinians declared Wednesday that they will have no choice but to complain about Israel to the International Criminal Court if the Jewish state proceeds with plans to build housing on land the Palestinians want for a future state.Read More

Ruined Synagogue in Britain's Cornwall, Home to 60 Jews, Won't Be Sold


City planners in the British county of Cornwall have prevented the sale of an abandoned synagogue in the town of Penzance.Read More

Mohammed Morsi Now Says 'Certain Forces' Control American Media


Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi told U.S. senators that he gets bad U.S. press because “certain forces” control the media.Read More

Jack Lew Courts Senate GOP for Treasury Nod

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Senate Republicans on Wednesday offered encouraging words about President Barack Obama’s Treasury nominee, Jack Lew, but withheld support, saying the former White House budget director’s qualifications and views must still be scrutinized.Read More

Pro-Israel Groups Jump on Chuck Hagel Bandwagon


A number of prominent pro-Israel Jewish figures joined an ad endorsing Chuck Hagel for the U.S. defense secretary post.Read More

Get Ready for Next Round Between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu

By Reuters

Will Benjamin Netanyahu’s election stumble somehow improve his relationship with President Obama, which has been strained from the start? Maybe — or maybe not.Read More

Vienna Orchestra Sets Panel To Probe Nazi Past


The Vienna Philharmonic has asked three historians to research the orchestra’s alleged Nazi past.Read More

Disastrous Showing in Israel Election Throws Right Wing Into Turmoil

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s lacklustre election campaign only got into top gear one hour before polling stations closed.Read More

Ehud Halevy, Jewish Victim of Caught-on-Tape Police Beating, Files Civil Right Suit


A Brooklyn man who was beaten by New York police officers at a Chabad youth center in Brooklyn has filed a civil rights lawsuit.Read More

Palestinian College Student Shot Dead by Israeli Soldiers on West Bank

By Reuters

Israeli soldiers shot and killed a 21-year-old Palestinian woman near the West Bank city of Hebron on Wednesday and wounded another local youth, Palestinian medics said.Read More

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