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Tel Aviv Mayor Makes World's Best List

By Haaretz

Mayor of Tel Aviv, Ron Huldai, may have lost (temporarily?) the support of his more radical and liberal constituents, following the heavy-handed way his municipal inspectors treated the new wave of social protestors in recent weeks, but at least on the pages of the Monocle, the international jet-set’s style bible, he is still one of the most inspiring city leaders on the globe.Read More


Romney Plans Fundraiser in Israel

By JTA

The Romney campaign has invited donors to a fundraiser in Israel.Read More


Jewish Leaders Join Minimum Wage Campaign

By Simi Lampert

Jewish clergy joined religious leaders of several faiths at a breakfast meeting to discuss the need for a higher minimum wage in New York.Read More


Talks on New Israel Draft Law Collapse

By Haaretz

A meeting of a committee convened for the purpose of creating new IDF draft legislation, focusing on ultra-Orthodox recruits, broke down as an intense argument between Kadima MK Yohanan Plesner and Deputy Prime Minister Moshe Ya’alon erupted on Wednesday.Read More


Muslim Candidate Claims No Jews Died on 9/11

By JTA

A Muslim politician running for the Democratic nomination for Secretary of State in Missouri has stated that no Jews died in the World Trade Center on 9-11 and has alleged that Jews were involved in the deadly attack.Read More


Ari Fleischer Accuses Obama of Bullying Israel

By Haaretz

The former White House press secretary for the Bush administration has assailed President Obama for “pushing Israel around” and forcing the Jewish state to “make harmful, unwise concessions.”Read More


Israel Launches Campaign To Deter Immigrants

By Haaretz

The border fence with Egypt, which was primarily intended to prevent the infiltration of unlawful labor migrants into Israel, is not scheduled to be completed before early 2013. Until then, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is interested in trying to deter African migrants through other means, namely a negative public relations campaign about the practicability of making the visit to Israel.Read More


British Jews Slam Anglicans on Israel Stance

By JTA

Britain’s organized Jewish community slammed the Church of England’s General Synod for endorsing an “inflammatory and partisan” anti-Israel program.Read More


Olmert Basks in Glow of Acquittal

By Haaretz

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert spent the afternoon Tuesday, in his home in Motza near Jerusalem, receiving a stream of calls and flower bouquets congratulating him on his acquittals earlier that day.Read More


Shimon Peres Slams Idea of Legalizing Occupation

By JTA

Israeli President Shimon Peres called West Bank settlements a threat to Israel.Read More





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