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Amid Swirl of History, Egypt Steps Back From Brink of Chaos

By Abdallah Schleifer

Cairo was awash with rumors, yet in the end even the military couldn’t stand in history’s way. Chaos was averted and Egypt’s new president set the country on democratic path.Read More


Charles Barron Loses Race for Congress

By JTA

City Councilman Charles Barron, a fierce critic of Israeli policy who was opposed by Jewish lawmakers and top party officials, lost in his bid to secure the Democratic nomination in a Brooklyn congressional race.Read More


Gilad Shalit Meets Mayor Michael Bloomberg

By JTA

Gilad Shalit met New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg at City Hall for a brief ceremony on the sixth anniversary of the day Shalit was captured by Hamas.Read More


Senate Calls for Olympics Munich Remembrance

By JTA

The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution urging the International Olympic Committee to observe a moment of silence at the 2012 London Olympics for the Munich 11.Read More


'Elmo' Booted From Central Park for Anti-Semitic Rant

By JTA

A man in an Elmo costume was ejected from Central Park and hospitalized after going on an anti-Semitic rant in the middle of the New York landmark.Read More


Gad Beck, Gay Holocaust Survivor, Dies

By JTA

Gad Beck, the last known gay Jewish survivor of the Holocaust, died in Berlin.Read More


Israel Deports 150 More African Immigrants

By JTA

Israel deported 150 more migrants from South Sudan.Read More


Iraq Cuts U.S. Arts Ties Over Jewish Archives

By JTA

Iraq is cutting archaeological cooperation with the United States because the U.S. has not returned Iraq’s Jewish archives.Read More


Putin Insists He's Open-Minded on Syria

By Haaretz

Russian President Vladimir Putin told senior Israeli officials on Monday that while he was not obligated to Syrian President Bashar Assad, he urged the West to think carefully before trying to remove him, a senior Israeli diplomatic sources said on Monday.Read More


Israeli Child-Killer: We Can't Show Weakness

By Haaretz

An Israeli Border Police officer charged with causing the death of a 10-year-old Palestinian boy in the West Bank four years ago claims that although he was in a bullet-proof vehicle, he felt he had to respond after stones were thrown at the car.Read More





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