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Would-be Bomber of N.Y. Synagogues Pleads Guilty

By JTA

A man charged with planning to blow up synagogues in New York City pleaded guilty to the state charges against him.Read More


Two-Thirds of Kadima Members Flee Party

By JTA

Two-thirds of the Kadima Party’s 28 lawmakers are leaving the party.Read More


Germany May Ban Neo-Nazi Party

By Reuters

Germany took a step towards banning the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD) on Wednesday when politicians formally recommended going ahead with hotly disputed legal proceedings as dozens of right-wing party backers boldly demonstrated outside.Read More


Demjanjuk's Family Appeal Decision on Death

By JTA

The family of John Demjanjuk appealed the decision by German prosecutors to close an investigation into the convicted Nazi war criminal’s death.Read More


Bibi: We Still Want Peace

By Reuters

Israel remains committed to a negotiated settlement with the Palestinians, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday, despite worries among the Jewish state’s European allies over its plans to build more settlements.Read More


J Street Wins as Senate Omits Statehood Slap

By JTA

A U.S. Senate amendment that would have penalized Palestinians for seeking non-member state status at the United Nations was not attached to its intended law.Read More


Israel Begins Planning Work on 'E1' Settlement

By Reuters

Israel moved forward on Wednesday with plans to build some 3,000 settler homes in one of the most sensitive areas of the occupied West Bank, in defiance of international protests.Read More


Ed Koch Hospitalized With Infection

By Forward Staff

Former New York Mayor Edward I. Koch was hospitalized for a lung infection, a spokesman said.Read More


'Ai Weiwei' and 2 Israel Films Make Oscars List

By JTA

Two Israeli films are on the Academy Awards’ short list for the best documentary category, along with one by a Forward 50 selection.Read More


Ecuador Leader Compares Terror Bombing to Libya

By JTA

Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa compared the bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center which killed 85 people to “NATO bombings of Libya.”Read More


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