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Zulu King Will Visit Israel

By JTA

South Africa’s Zulu king accepted an invitation to visit Israel despite his government discouraging such visits.Read More


Canadian Church Moves To Boycott Settlements

By JTA

Canada’s largest Protestant church stands poised to approve a boycott of products made in Israeli settlements.Read More


Muslim Hotelier Guilty of Discrimination

By JTA

A Muslim hotel owner in Southern California discriminated against a group of Jewish Los Angeles young adults, a jury found.Read More


Century-Old Arab Inscriptions Unearthed

By Haaretz

The last thing the two restoration artists expected was to find inscriptions in Arabic, almost 150 years old, on the walls of the small stone house in Tel Aviv’s German colony.Read More


Majority in Israel Oppose Unilateral Iran Strike

By JTA

A majority of Israelis oppose a strike by their country on Iran’s nuclear facilities without the United States’ cooperation, a new poll found.Read More


Guide Addresses Same-Sex Weddings

By JTA

A new edition of a user-friendly guide to making a modern Jewish wedding has changed its approach to same-sex weddings.Read More


Mayim Bialik Hurt in Car Crash

By JTA

Actress Mayim Bialik seriously injured her hand in a car accident in Los Angeles.Read More


Three Israel Universities Make Top 100 List

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Three Israeli universities have ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide in a prestigious annual ranking of the world’s universities.Read More


Anne Frank Letter May Fetch $30K at Auction

By Haaretz

A letter written by Anne Frank’s father appealing for help in getting his family out of Nazi-occupied Holland will be one of hundreds of items associated with the Frank family that will be put up for auction this fall.Read More


400 Israelis Petition PIlots To Spurn Iran Attack

By Haaretz

More than 400 Israelis, including Tel Aviv University law professors Menachem Mautner and Chaim Gans, have recently signed an online petition calling on Israel Defense Forces pilots to refuse to obey if ordered to bomb Iran.Read More





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