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Israeli Foreign Minister Told He May Be Indicted

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Israel Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman has been told that he may soon be indicted on charges of fraud, money laundering and break of trust.Read More


Talks With Settlers on Avoiding Demolitions

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Talks are underway between a group of right-wing activists and representatives of the attorney general’s office and the Prime Minister’s Office, in an effort to reach an agreement over the apartment buildings in Beit El’s Ulpana neighborhood, Haaretz has learned.Read More


Settlement Hopes To Create Full University

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The board of trustees of the University Center of Samaria in the West Bank settlement of Ariel approved the appointment of a future president of the institution last week, on the expectation that it will get full status as an Israeli university this fall and become the first Israeli university in the West Bank. The school’s current temporary status as a “university institution,” conferred by the Israel Defense Forces, is set to expire July 15.Read More


Bill Would Allow Survivors To Sue Insurers

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A Republican and a Democrat from Florida urged Congress to act on legislation that would allow Holocaust survivors to pursue civil action against insurance companies.Read More


Focus on Iran Regime Change, Exile Tells Jews

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Mohsen Sazegara, one of the founders of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and a former Deputy Prime Minister of Iran, has called on U.S. Jews to help refocus U.S. Administration efforts away from Iran’s nuclear program and toward changing the regime.Read More


Hungary Flashmob Protests Anti-Semitism

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About 120 Hungarians donned paper yellow stars with the word “Jude” (“Jew” in German) written on them and lined up on the bank of the Danube in downtown Budapest to protest recent anti-Semitic and racist incidents in Hungary.Read More


Tel Aviv Launches Gay Pride Celebration

By Haaretz

Tens of thousands of people are expected to take part on Friday in Tel Aviv’s 14th Gay Pride Parade, which will kick off from Gan Meir park, rounding up a week of gay pride events.Read More


White House Hosts Peres at Official Dinner

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President Obama will honor Israeli President Shimon Peres with a White House dinner after he awards him the Presidential Medal of Freedom.Read More


Auschwitz Begins $150 Million Restoration Project

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A ceremony on the grounds of Auschwitz officially kicked off a multi-year, $150 million conservation project.Read More


Jailing of Hasid in Bolivia Called State 'Kidnapping'

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A retired FBI official told a House subcommittee that the imprisonment of a New York Chasidic Jew in Bolivia is “state-sponsored kidnapping.”Read More





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