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Nelson Mandela Now in Critical Condition

By Reuters

Nelson Mandela’s health has deteriorated and he is now in critical condition, the South African government said Sunday.Read More

Druze Leader Ask Israel To Grant Asylum to 20 Syrian Families


Druze leaders living on the Israeli Golan Heights asked Israel’s prime minister to allow some Druze in Syria to enter Israel.Read More

Chabad Rabbi Suggests Australian Child Victims Agreed to Sex Abuse


A former senior Chabad leader in Sydney suggested that some of the Jewish victims of alleged child sex abuse in Australia may have consented.Read More

Israel To Export Natural Gas To Jordan


The cabinet on Sunday approved a controversial plan to reserve 60 percent of Israel’s natural gas for domestic use while letting the rest be exported. Ministers approved a change that will entitle Jordan to start receiving gas exports immediately.Read More

Argentine Rabbi Is Running in National Election for Center-Right Party


Rabbi Sergio Bergman will lead the ticket for the center-right PRO Party in Argentina’s national elections.Read More

Israeli Consulate Workers Halt Almost All Services in Strike

By Haaretz/Barak Ravid

Foreign Ministry employees heightened their 3-month old labor dispute Sunday by halting virtually all consular services abroad. The only exceptions will be emergencies, the repatriation of bodies to Israel and procedures relating to adoption and surrogacy.Read More

Suspect in Tel Aviv Gay Center Shooting Incriminates Himself

By Haaretz

The prime suspect in the gay center shooting in Tel Aviv incriminated himself, Israel Police announced on Sunday.Read More

Winner of 'Arab Idol' Highlights Plight of Palestinians

By Reuters

The finalists of “Arab Idol” were as glamorous as Hollywood stars in their tuxedos and evening gowns, but their real lives couldn’t be further from the bright lights of the stage.Read More

Prominent Jews Throughout British Commonwealth Honored by Queen


A Canadian rabbi and several Jewish philanthropists were among the parties honored by the British Royal House this month.Read More

Chief Israeli Rabbi Suspends Himself After Arrest on Corruption Charges


Israel’s Ashkenazi chief rabbi, Yona Metzger, has suspended himself from some of his duties following his arrest on corruption charges.Read More

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