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Tens of Thousands Mourn Rabbi Elyashiv

By Haaretz

Tens of thousands have gathered in Jerusalem on Wednesday for the funeral of renowned ultra-Orthodox leader Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, who died earlier in the day at the age of 102.Read More


Labor Party Demands New Israel Elections

By Haaretz

Opposition chairperson MK Shelley Yacimovich (Labor) called Wednesday morning for moving up elections, in the wake of Kadima’s withdrawal from the unity government.Read More


Israel Lawmakers Reject Bill on Universal Service

By JTA

Israeli lawmakers voted down a bill that would have required all Israelis to enlist in the army or perform national service at the age of 18, including the haredi Orthodox and Arabs.Read More


Netanyahu Blames Iran for Bulgaria Bombing

By Reuters

An bus explosion in the Black Sea city of Burgas killed up to seven Israelis and wounded many more. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran for the deadly blast.Read More


Israelis Killed in Bulgaria Terror Attack: Report

By Haaretz

Several Israelis were killed and wounded on Wednesday in a terror attack on a tour bus in the Burgus airport in Bulgaria, local media reported.Read More


Nelson Mandela Honored by Australian Jews

A kosher community kitchen in Sydney celebrated Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday by preparing hundreds of meals for the needy.Read More


Syria Regime Teeters as Rebels Near Palace

By Reuters

The revolt against President Bashar al-Assad came within sight of his presidential palace on as several members of his inner circle were killed in bombings.Read More


Ben-Ami Kadish, Spy for Israel, Dies at 85

By JTA

Ben-Ami Kadish, a former civilian employee of the U.S. Army who was arrested at the age of 85 for spying for Israel, has died.Read More


Most-Wanted Nazi Killer Nabbed in Hungary

By JTA

A fugitive suspected Nazi war criminal who helped send 15,700 Jews to their deaths was taken into custody by Hungarian police days after being tracked down in Budapest by a British tabloid newspaper.Read More


Hoopster Jordan Farmar To Play in Turkey

By JTA

Jordan Farmar was waived by the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks and reportedly will continue his professional basketball career in Turkey.Read More





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