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70-Day Coalition Made Mockery of Democracy

By Haaretz

The 70-day-old Likud-Kadima government that broke up on Tuesday was a prime example of political shoddiness at its worst.Read More


ADL Slams Replica Wailing Wall as 'Affront'

By JTA

The Anti-Defamation League described a plan by evangelical pastors in Kansas to build a replica of the Western Wall as part of an anti-abortion shrine as “an outrageous affront to the Jewish people.”Read More


Israel Upgrades Status of 'Settlement U.'

By Haaretz

The Judea and Samaria Council for Higher Education has decided on Tuesday to recognize the Ariel University Center as a full-fledged university. The planning and budget committee of the state’s Council for Higher Education had recommended against the move.Read More


Young Frenchmen Know Little About Holocaust

By JTA

Most young Frenchmen never heard of the World War II roundup of Paris Jews, a survey shows.Read More


Clinton's 'Slap in Face' Rejection of Pollard Plea

By JTA

Supporters of Jonathan Pollard called Hillary Clinton’s remarks rejecting his possible clemency “a resounding slap in the face” to Israel’s leaders and its people.Read More


Kadima Quits Coalition Over Draft Dispute

By Haaretz

Deputy Prime Minister and chairman of Kadima Shaul Mofaz announced on Tuesday that his Kadima party is leaving the governing coalition following disagreements over a universal draft law.Read More


Iraq Rejects Offer To Split Jewish Archive

By JTA

Iraq has rejected a U.S. offer to receive half of the country’s Jewish Archives, which were removed from Iraq in 2003 following the U.S. launch of Operation Iraqi Freedom.Read More


Kadima to Leave Coalition After Conscription Talks Break Down

By JTA

The Kadima party will likely leave Israel’s government coalition after negotiations with Likud over a universal draft bill broke down.Read More


Ultra-Orthodox Protest Planned Draft Law

By JTA

Thousands of members of a haredi Orthodox sect protested in Jerusalem against a planned universal military service law.Read More


Gadhafi's Mother Was Jewish: Ex-Aide

By JTA

Muammar Gadhafi’s mother was Jewish, the late Libyan leader’s chief of protocol told an Arabic newspaper.Read More





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