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Bibi Ignored Flotilla Raid Dangers: Report

By Haaretz

The decision-making process was flawed, the discussions were hurried and superficial, the National Security Council was kept in the dark, and scenarios of extreme violence were ignored – these are only some of the harsh criticisms found in the State Comptroller’s report on the government’s handling of the Turkish aid flotilla to Gaza, which took place on May 2010.Read More


Sweden's Tweeter for Week Missteps on Jews

By JTA

A guest tweeter on Sweden’s official Twitter account raised hackles over some racially charged comments about Jews.Read More


10 Jewish Groups Honored for Including Disabled

By JTA

The Ruderman Family Foundation announced its ten inaugural Ruderman Prize in Disability winners, for fostering full inclusion of people with disabilities in the Jewish community.Read More


Israeli Officer Suspended for Firing on Palestinians

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An Israeli army officer was suspended for firing on Palestinians throwing stones at a demonstration.Read More


Israeli Irrigation Expert Wins World Food Prize

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An Israeli scientist was awarded the prestigious World Food Prize, becoming the first Israeli to receive the award.Read More


Bipartisan Push Aims for Pollard's Release

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Congressional Democrats and Republicans are joining forces for the first time in an effort to secure Jonathan Pollard’s release.Read More


Reform Leader Bounced From Knesset Debate

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The head of the Reform movement in Israel was ejected from a discussion on state funding for non-Orthodox rabbis.Read More


Gay Soldiers' Pic Causes Tiff in Israel

By JTA

A photo posted on the Israel Defense Forces website in honor of Pride Month, showing two male soldiers in uniform holding hands, has caused a stir.Read More


Charles Hynes Meets With Jewish Leaders

By JTA

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes held a closed-door meeting with members of the Jewish community.Read More


Romney Was Distant Figure, Mass. Jews Recall

By Haaretz

Massachusetts Jews recall Mitt Romney as a distant figure. His main interaction came when he pushed for his now-controversial healthcare reform plan.Read More





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