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Mofaz Threatens To Quit Unity Government

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu disbanded a state-sanctioned committee charged with forming a new law on drafting ultra-Orthodox men into the Israel Defense Forces on Monday, in an apparent blow to coalition partner Kadima, which joined the premier’s cabinet based on an agreement that the government would formulate a new Haredi enlistment law.Read More


Tel Aviv Hospital Bars Africans From Visiting

By Haaretz

The director of Ichilov Medical Center in Tel Aviv announced Monday that entry to the hospital will be denied to African migrants, unless they are in need of medical attention or hospitalization.Read More


Italian Jew Aims for Wimbledon Quarters

By JTA

Avid followers of the Italian Jewish sports world need not despair following Italy’s loss in the European Soccer Championship final last night.Read More


Call for More Scrutiny of Pius XII's Role

By Haaretz

At the entrance the visitor is greeted by an old clip of Jewish children in the Ukraine singing “Hatikva,” the national anthem. The visit ends with the establishment of the State of Israel.Read More


Israel Pays Last Respects to Yitzhak Shamir

By Haaretz

The casket of former Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, who died Saturday at the age of 96, was placed at the Knesset on Monday, giving Israelis the opportunity to pay their final respects.Read More


German Hospital Stops Circumcisions After Ruling

By JTA

A German Jewish hospital has stopped allowing religious circumcisions in light of a court decision defining them as causing grievous bodily harm to young boys.Read More


Brian Lurie Named New Israel Fund Head

By Haaretz

American Jewish activist Brian Lurie has been appointed president of the New Israel Fund, succeeding former Meretz MK Naomi Chazan, who served four tumultuous years in the post.Read More


Florida University Takes Over Jewish Museum

By JTA

Florida International University has approved the school’s acquisition of the Jewish Museum of Florida.Read More


Swarms of Jellyfish Invade Israeli Beaches

By Haaretz

A seasonal swarm of jellyfish arrived on Israeli beaches over the past few days. The stinging aquatic pests are making life miserable for swimmers.Read More


6-Year-Old Girl Arrested and Faces Deportation

By Haaretz

Only two days after the school year ended, an Israel-born six-year-old girl was arrested along with her mother, a migrant worker from the Philippines, ahead of their deportation.Read More





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