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D.C. Federation Buys $15M Building

By JTA

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington is purchasing a $15.75 million building for its new headquarters.Read More


Journalist Convicted in Army Documents Case

By JTA

Uri Blau, the Haaretz journalist who accepted classified documents from an Israeli soldier, was convicted under a plea bargain.Read More


Iranians Will Compete Against Israelis at Olympics

By Haaretz

Iranian athletes will compete against Israelis at the London Olympics, according to the country’s chef de mission.Read More


Lew Meets With Reform, Reconstructionist Leaders

By JTA

President Obama’s chief of staff, Jack Lew, met with leaders of the Reform and Reconstructionist movements.Read More


Obama Team Slams Romney for 'Photo Op' Trip

By Haaretz

Members of President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign on Monday strongly criticized Mitt Romney’s upcoming overseas trip, charging that Republican presidential candidate’s planned visit to Britain, Israel and Poland centers more on “photo-ops and fundraising” than issues of substance.Read More


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





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