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Romney Backs Olympics Moment of Silence

By Reuters

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, about to visit the London Olympics and Israel, said for the first time on Monday that he supports an official minute of silence at Friday’s opening ceremony for the Games to honor Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Munich Olympics.Read More


Swiss Hospitals Suspend Circumcision of Infants

By JTA

Two hospitals in Switzerland decided to temporarily suspend circumcisions of infants unless it is medically required, following a German court ruling.Read More


Obama Would Visit Israel in a Second Term

By JTA

President Obama would visit Israel in a second term, a top campaign surrogate said.Read More


Minister Vows To Keep Tourism Ties to Bulgaria

By JTA

Israeli Minister of Tourism Stas Misezhnikov traveled to Bulgaria to shore up the relationship between the two countries in the wake of the deadly attack on a bus full of Israeli tourists.Read More


Israel Museum Denies Gender Segregation Plan

By Forward Staff

The Israel Museum vehemently denies a report that it plans to introduce gender-segregated viewing hours.Read More


Olympics Chief Holds Munich Moment of Silence

By JTA

International Olympic Committee head Jacques Rogge held a moment of silence in the Olympic Village to remember the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics.Read More


Jewish Graves Defaced in Hungary

By JTA

Some 57 graves were vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Hungary.Read More


London Remembers Munich Massacre Victims

By JTA

A ceremony to remember the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics was held in London near the Olympic village.Read More


Actresses Erased From Jerusalem Movie Ad

By Haaretz

Two actresses have been axed from advertisements for the Israeli movie “The Dealers,” displayed on billboards in Jerusalem - just months after hundreds of people participated in rallies in the capital to protest the exclusion of women from the public domain.Read More


Opera Singer With Nazi Tattoos Quits Fest

By JTA

Russian opera singer Evgeny Nikitin has withdrawn from the Bayreuth Opera Festival because of Nazi tattoos on his chest and arm.Read More





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