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EU to Iran: Negotiate or Face More Sanctions

The European Union will further tighten economic sanctions if Iran does not curb its nuclear activities, EU leaders said on Friday, urging Tehran to engage in “meaningful” negotiations.Read More


Hamas Releases Gilad Shalit Film

By JTA

On the one-year anniversary of the release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, Hamas has released a film describing the Israeli soldier’s abduction in 2006.Read More


Noam Chomsky Makes First Gaza Visit

By JTA

Noam Chomsky, the prominent American academic and critic of Israel, has made his first trip to the Gaza Strip.Read More


Jewish Graves Vandalized in New Zealand

By JTA

Unidentified vandals defaced headstones in a Jewish cemetery in Auckland, New Zealand, with swastikas, anti-Semitic and anti-Israel graffiti.Read More


Germans Mull Revamped Holocaust Education Plan

By Don Snyder

Germany’s parliament is considering a review of education programs in its schools after receiving a government commissioned report showing that anti-Semitism in the country remains at disturbingly high levels.Read More


Israel Approves More Settlements Near Jerusalem

By Reuters

Israel on Thursday issued a detailed plan for the building of some 800 new homes on annexed land in the West Bank that is certain to attract further international condemnation of its settlement policies.Read More


Facebook Dumps Hezbollah Pages

By JTA

Facebook removed pages for Hezbollah, its affiliated Al-Manar television station and its leader, Sheik Hassan Nasrallah.Read More


Pro-Palestinian Activist's Book Talks Scrapped

By JTA

Free Gaza Movement co-founder Greta Berlin, who has come under fire for tweeting that Zionists created and ran the Nazi concentration camps, had book talks canceled by at least two California venues.Read More


Reform Leaders Demand Wailing Wall Arrest Probe

By JTA

Reform Jewish leaders are calling for an investigation following reports that an Israeli colleague was roughed up by police after leading a women’s prayer group at the Western Wall.Read More


New Flotilla Boat Heads for Gaza

By JTA

Israel asked the United Nations to stop a Swedish-owned ship carrying human rights activists from attempting to break Israel’s naval blockade of Gaza.Read More


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