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Thousands of Egyptians Protest Israeli Strikes

By Reuters

Thousands gathered in Egyptian cities on Friday to protest against Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip as Egypt’s president vowed to support the enclave’s people in the face of “blatant aggression”.Read More


Jewish Groups Join $1B Affordable Housing Push

By JTA

The umbrella body for Jewish public policy groups joined other religious organizations in asking Congress to provide $1 billion to the National Housing Trust Fund.Read More


American Groups Launch $5M Rocket Victim Fund

By JTA

U.S. Jewish groups launched a $5 million “terror relief fund” in the wake of hostilities between Israel and the Gaza Strip.Read More


Two Baltimore Day Schools Will Close

By JTA

Two non-denominational Baltimore Jewish day schools will close at the end of the school year to make way for a new one.Read More


Hopes for Gaza Truce Dashed as Rockets Fly

By Reuters

Egypt opened a tiny window to emergency peace diplomacy in Gaza on Friday, but hopes for even a brief ceasefire while its prime minister was inside the bombarded enclave to talk to leaders of the Islamist Hamas movement were immediately dashed.Read More


Jewel Box Hidden From Nazis Returned to Son

By JTA

The mayor of Amersfoort in the Netherlands returned a box of jewels to a Jewish man 70 years after his parents hid the box in their pharmacy.Read More


Rocket Misses Tel Aviv, Lands in Sea

By Reuters

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip towards Tel Aviv on Friday landed in the sea, a police spokesman said.Read More


Russian Speakers Arrive To Help Sandy Victims

By Seth Berkman

A group of 15 Russian-speaking Israeli volunteers arrived in New York on November 15 to help with Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.Read More


California Synagogue Hit With Swastikas

By JTA

A temple in an upscale neighborhood of Long Beach, Calif., was vandalized.Read More


Ehud Barak Warns of Harsh Retaliation

By Reuters

Israel Defence Minister Ehud Barak, signaling stronger Israeli military action against Palestinian militants, said on Thursday they would be made to pay a price for firing rockets toward Tel Aviv.Read More


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