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Israel Hopes To Ban African Remittances

By Haaretz

Israel’s Justice Ministry on Sunday proposed an amendment to a bill that would prohibit African migrants from transferring money abroad to their families.Read More


Bibi May Free Prisoners To Win Abbas Meeting

By JTA

Israel and the Palestinian Authority are negotiating over Israeli moves that would pave the way for a meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and PA President Mahmoud Abbas.Read More


Double Agent Drama Could Lead to Charges

By Haaretz

Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein is due to announce a decision soon to close a case involving accusations by an ex-Mossad chief that a former head of Military Intelligence leaked the true identity of an alleged Egyptian double-agent. The agent’s warnings in 1973 of the impending Yom Kippur War spurred Israel’s government to take defensive action.Read More


Israeli Sperm Declines in Quality: Report

By Haaretz

A study conducted at the Hadassah University Hospital-Mt. Scopus, which found a 15-year decline in the quality of semen donated by Israeli sperm donors.Read More


Hitler Wanted To Spare Jewish WWI Veteran

By JTA

Adolf Hitler ordered that the Jewish commander of his army unit during World War I not be persecuted or deported, a German-Jewish publication reported.Read More


Calif. Teens Win Diller Tikkun Olam Awards

By JTA

Five California teenagers won Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards for their innovative social action projects.Read More


Ethiopian Jews Win Permission To Immigrate

By JTA

Israel’s government agreed to expedite the arrival of the final Ethiopian immigrants waiting to come to Israel.Read More


Crusaders' Gold Worth $100K Unearthed in Israel

By Haaretz

A gold cache, one of the largest ever found in Israel, was discovered last week in a dig in the Apollonia National Park, near Herzliya, heads of the archaeological project said.Read More


Jewish Boxer Retains Championship Belt

By JTA

Carolina Raquel Duer successfully defended her World Boxing Organization’s super flyweight champion title.Read More


Barney Frank Marries Longtime Partner

By JTA

U.S. Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) married his longtime partner Jim Ready.Read More





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