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Extremists Target Arab Cars in East Jerusalem

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Eight Arab-owned cars were vandalized in a Palestinian neighborhood in eastern Jerusalem in a suspected price-tag attack.Read More


Egyptian Stocks Plunges Over Morsi Power Grab

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Egypt’s stock market plunged on Sunday in its first day open since Islamist President Mohamed Mursi seizure of new powers set off street violence and a political crisis, unravelling efforts to restore stability after last year’s revolution.Read More


Genetic Testing Poses Jewish Ethical Quandaries

By JTA

What if parents could forecast their future children’s risk of disease, intelligence level and eye color? With the knowlege would come a host of Jewish ethical dilemmas.Read More


Italian Jews Decry Recent Spiral of Anti-Semitism

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In the wake of mounting anti-Semitic and anti-Israel incidents, Italy’s Jewish leadership has “forcefully denounced” a “spiral of violence” that has erupted in the country over the past few weeks.Read More


Hezbollah Warns Israel Against Attacking Lebanon

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Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel on Sunday that thousands of rockets would rain down on Tel Aviv and other Israeli cities if Israel attacked Lebanon.Read More


Morsi Power Grab Crisis Bares Egypt Divisions

By Reuters

Youths clashed with police in Cairo on Saturday as protests at new powers assumed by President Mohamed Mursi stretched into a second day, confronting Egypt with a crisis th a t has exposed the split between newly empowered Islamists and their opponents.Read More


Hamas Sounds Defiant Note as Truce Holds

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Israel eased restrictions on Gaza fishermen on Saturday, further implementing a three-day-old truce brokered by Egypt after a week of fierce fighting, Palestinian officials said.Read More


'Dallas' Star Larry Hagman Dies at 81

By Reuters

Larry Hagman, who created one of American television’s most supreme villains in the conniving, amoral oilman J.R. Ewing of “Dallas,” died on Friday, according to a co-star. He was 81.Read More


Yasser Arafat's Body Will Be Exhumed

By Reuters

The body of the Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat will be exhumed on Tuesday, eight years after his death, in an investigation to establish if he was murdered, a Palestinian official said on Saturday.Read More


Despite Differences, Israel Wins U.S. Support on Gaza

By Reuters

As conflict erupted in Gaza last week, Israel’s officials and supporters embarked on what proved a successful diplomatic and media campaign to ensure the United States remained right behind them.Read More





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