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Jewish Teen Bullied by Football Teammates

By JTA

A South Carolina teenager said he was beaten by teammates on his middle school’s football team because he is Jewish.Read More


Snubbing Europe, Netanyahu Tours Settlement

By Reuters

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid a visit to the Israeli settlement of Gilo on Tuesday in a defiant prelude to talks with the European Union’s top diplomat, who has condemned Gilo’s expansion.Read More


Israelis Support Anti-Arab Discrimination: Poll

By Gideon Levy (Haaretz)

Most of the Jewish public in Israel supports the establishment of an apartheid regime in Israel if it formally annexes the West Bank.Read More


New Zealand Graveyard Vandals Appear in Court

By JTA

Three men appeared in court in New Zealand and were charged with damaging more than 20 Jewish gravestones in an historic cemetery last week.Read More


Limmud Coming to Mexico

By JTA

After experiences in Argentina and Brazil, a Limmud experience will arrive in Mexico.Read More


Obama and Romney Vow Strong Support of Israel

By Reuters

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney vied on Monday over who was Israel’s strongest defender but both agreed that a military strike over Iran’s nuclear program must be a “last resort.”Read More


Qatari Emir Is First Leader To Visit Gaza

By Reuters

The Emir of Qatar entered the Gaza Strip on Tuesday for a visit that broke the isolation of it Islamist rulers, Hamas, but disappointed Israel and mainstream Palestinian leaders in the West Bank.Read More


Israel Features Heavily in Presidential Debate

By JTA

The U.S.-Israel alliance and the need to keep Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon were major themes in the final presidential debate.Read More


Obama Hits Romney Hard in Foreign Policy Debate

By Reuters

President Barack Obama aggressively attacked Republican challenger Mitt Romney on foreign policy on Monday in their third and final debate in an effort to blunt his opponent’s surge in the polls with two weeks left until Election Day.Read More


DA Drops All Charges in Videotaped Police Beating

By Forward Staff

All charges have reportedly been dropped against Ehud Halevy, the man beaten by Brooklyn police inside a Crown Heights youth center.Read More





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