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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

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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

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


64% of Israelis Will Fast on Yom Kippur

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Sixty-four percent of Jewish Israelis will fast and 46 percent will pray on Yom Kippur, according to a survey.Read More


Americans for Peace Now Launch Campus Group

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Americans for Peace Now is establishing a presence on college campuses aimed at reaching students and faculty.Read More





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