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Israeli Protest Demands Equal Service

By Haaretz

An estimated 20,000 people demonstrated in Tel Aviv to demand that ultra-Orthodox and Arab Israelis share the burden of national service.Read More


Bibi Wants Duelling Draft-Law Committees

By JTA

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Friday that he has ordered the formulation of two teams to examine universal draft alternatives.Read More


Clinton Holds 'Productive' Talks With Abbas

By JTA

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called her talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas productive.Read More


U.N. Experts Will Probe West Bank Settlements

By JTA

The United Nations’ top human rights body has appointed three independent experts to conduct a fact-finding mission on how Israel’s West Bank settlements affect Palestinians.Read More


European Jews Hope To Stop Anti-Semitic 'Quake'

By JTA

The European Jewish Congress (EJC) is demanding a more proactive response to the recent escalation in anti-Semitic attacks around Europe, which its leader called “smaller tremors before a massive earthquake.”Read More


European Far-Right Groups Meet in Milan

By JTA

Milan’s Jewish community has condemned a meeting of European extreme right-wing movements due to be held at a Milan hotel Friday and Saturday.Read More


British Town Marks Old Jewish Cemetery

By JTA

A Jewish heritage committee in Oxford marked an medieval Jewish cemetery in the university town.Read More


Vienna Removes Anti-Semitic Mayor's Name

By JTA

Vienna city councillors removed the name of a notoriously anti-Semitic mayor from a section of the elegant Ring boulevard that encircles the heart of the city.Read More


Presbyterians Reject Divestment Back Boycott

By Forward Staff

In a narrow vote, the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) rejected divestment from companies doing business with Israeli security forces in the West Bank.Read More


Many Haredi Enroll in Israel Service

By Haaretz

The uncertainty surrounding the aftermath of the Tal Law’s August 1 expiry has driven a record number of ultra-Orthodox men to volunteer for the national service program in the past few days.Read More





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