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Palestinians See No Hope for Peace as Israel Votes

By Reuters

Palestinians evinced weary indifference on Tuesday as Israelis voted in an election set to produce a hardline government keener to expand Jewish settlements on occupied land than seek peace.Read More


Rabbi's Car Stolen — With $30K Torah Scroll Inside

By Forward Staff

Thieves stole a Brooklyn rabbi’s car, with his synagogue’s $30,000 Torah scroll stashed in the trunk.Read More


New Zealand Jews Offers Second Chance to Anti-Semitic Cemetery Vandal

By JTA

A New Zealand teen who pleaded guilty to desecrating a Jewish cemetery in Auckland last year was offered assistance by the Jewish community.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Poised To Win as Israel Starts To Vote in Election

By Reuters

Israelis voted on Tuesday in an election that is expected to see Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu win a third term in office, pushing the Jewish state further to the right, away from peace with the Palestinians and towards a showdown with Iran.Read More


Chuck Hagel Reassures Jewish Leaders in Meeting

By JTA

Top Jewish organizational leaders met with Chuck Hagel, President Obama’s defense secretary nominee, and Vice President Joe Biden.Read More


Israel Set To Reelect Netanyahu, Shift to Right

By Reuters

Israelis look set to elect Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a third term with a smaller majority on Tuesday, pushing the Jewish State even further to the right, away from peace with Palestinians and towards a showdown with Iran.Read More


Netanyahu Fends Off Surge From Right Wing as Israel Election Looms

By Reuters

Israelis vote on Tuesday for the first time since revolutions convulsed their Arab neighbours, in an election expected to push the Jewish state even further to the right, away from peace with Palestinians and towards greater confrontation with Iran.Read More


Emboldened Obama Urges End to Political Feuding

By Reuters

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President Obama's Speech — The Full Text

By Reuters

President Barack Obama took the inauguration. Here is the full text of his prepared speech.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Makes Late Push as Israeli Election Looms

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made an election-eve appeal on Monday to wavering supporters to “come home”, showing concern over a forecast far-right surge that would keep him in power but weaken him politically.Read More


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