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Poland: Animal Welfare Laws Bar Kosher Slaughter

By JTA

Poland may need to changes its laws on animal welfare to preserve ritual slaughter there, the country’s Ministry of Agriculture said.Read More


Hungary Far Right Targets 'Israeli' Lawmaker

By JTA

A lawmaker for Hungary’s ultra-nationalist Jobbik party has demanded a fellow lawmaker resign because she has Israeli citizenship.Read More


Brushing Off Attacks, Bibi Vows More Settlements

By Reuters

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off world condemnation of Israel’s plans to expand Jewish settlements after the Palestinians won de facto U.N. recognition of statehood.Read More


Jeffrey Katzenberg Wins 'Oscar' for Charity Work

By Reuters

Hollywood producer Jeffrey Katzenberg received an honorary Oscar for his charitable work on Saturday at a star-studded gala that kicked off the movie awards season and bestowed film industry gold on three other industry veterans.Read More


Israel Refuses To Give Revenues to Palestinians

By Reuters

  • Israel said on Sunday it was withholding this month’s transfer of tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority, after the United Nations’ de facto recognition of a Palestinian state.

Jewish Teacher Sent to Face Aussie Sex Charges

By JTA

An American Jew was extradited to Australia and charged with multiple counts of indecent assault and indecent acts with a minor at an Orthodox Jewish school.Read More


Jonathan Pollard Collapses in Jail Cell

By JTA

Convicted spy for Israel Jonathan Pollard collapsed in his jail cell and was hospitalized.Read More


Settlement Plan Slammed by Britain and France

By Reuters

Britain and France condemned on Saturday a plan by Israel to expand settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, saying international confidence in its desire to make peace with the Palestinians was at risk.Read More


Israel Kills Another Gaza Palestinian Along Border

By Reuters

Hamas accused Israel on Saturday of violating the shaky, Egyptian-brokered Gaza truce of Nov. 21 after Israeli troops killed a Palestinian taking part in a protest at the enclave’s border fence.Read More


Germany's Merkel Assures Israel of Backing

By Reuters

German Chancellor Angela Merkel reassured Israel of her country’s support on Saturday, two days after Berlin disappointed the Jewish state by abstaining in a U.N. vote on the Palestinians’ status.Read More


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