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Ahmadinejad Rants Against 'Uncivilized Zionists'

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Iran’a Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told the United Nations his country is under threat from ‘uncivilized Zionists’ over its nuclear program.Read More


Abbas Tells Jewish Leaders He Wants Talks

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told Jewish leaders that his U.N. speech would address showing greater sensitivity to Jewish claims to Israel.Read More


Orthodox Join Religious School Choice Group

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The American Center for School Choice, a national group of advocates for religious private schools, has launched the Commission on Faith-Based Schools.Read More


Apple Fumbles Status of Jerusalem on New Map

By JTA

The map included in Apple’s new iOS6 operating system reportedly does not show Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Read More


Israel Quiet on Iran as Yom Kippur Arrives

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Israeli leaders made no comment on Tuesday over the latest outburst from Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, maintaining near-total silence as the country closed down for the holiest Jewish day of the year, Yom Kippur.Read More


Obama Talks Tough at U.N.

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President Barack Obama declared the U.S. will ‘do what we must’ to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon in a speech at the United Nations.Read More


U.N. Chief: Settlements Shutting Door to Peace

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday the “door may be closing, for good” on a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying the continued growth of Jewish settlements undercuts peace.Read More


Clinton Tells Morsi To Improve Israel Ties

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton asked Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to improve ties with Israel.Read More


Obama To Hit Iran Hard at U.N.

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President Barack Obama will warn Iran on Tuesday that the United States will “do what we must” to prevent it acquiring a nuclear weapon, and appeal to world leaders for a united front against further attacks on U.S. diplomatic missions in Muslim countries.Read More


Mortar Shells From Syria Hit Golan Heights

By JTA

Mortar shells from fighting in Syria spilled over into Israel’s Golan Heights, with no injuries reported.Read More





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