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Egypt's Morsi May Have Hands Tied

By Haaretz

The commotion was expected. As soon as Farouk Sultan, the chairman of Egypt’s election committee, began reading out loud on live television the number of votes received by Mohammed Morsi, the country’s first Islamist president ‏(more than 13 million‏), the crowd stopped him with their loud shouts − some of them happy and some angry.Read More


Suspected Arson Fires Set in Jerusalem

By JTA

At least 15 fires broke out in a day in Jerusalem, and most reportedly are believed to be the result of arson.Read More


Top Lawmakers Meet With Chabad Leaders

By JTA

Congressional leaders and top Obama administration officials met with representatives of Chabad-Lubavitch.Read More


Search for Florida Millionaire Called Off

By JTA

The search for Guma Aguiar, a Florida businessman and philanthropist who has given millions to Jewish nonprofit organizations, reportedly was called off.Read More


Muslim Brotherhood Wins Egypt Presidency

By JTA

Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood was declared the winner of Egypt’s presidential race in its first democratic elections.Read More


Lawmaker Warn Hungary Leaders on Anti-Semitism

Fifty U.S. congressmen urged Hungarian leaders to “use their authority to speak out against anti-Semitism.”Read More


Australia's Jewish Population Rises to 100K

By JTA

Australia’s official Jewish population has risen by about 10 percent in the last five years to almost 100,000, according to new census data.Read More


Police Caught Off Guard by Tel Aviv Protests

By Haaretz

Scores were arrested in Tel Aviv as thousands filled the streets for a new round of social justice protests. Were police prepared for the demonstration?Read More


Thousands Clash With Police in Tel Aviv

By Haaretz

Thousands of protesters blocked Tel Aviv streets and clashed with police. Activists were angry over the arrest of leader Daphni Leef a day earlier.Read More


Fayyad Suggests He May Run Against Abbas

By Haaretz

Tension between the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Salam Fayyad is expected to reach new heights following an interview Fayyad gave Washington Post, and that was published over the weekend.Read More





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