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Bibi Heckler Settles Suit Over Assault

By JTA

A peace activist and the man she accused of assault as she protested Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech before Congress reached a settlement on her lawsuit.Read More


French Swimmer's Tattoo Honors Shoah Survivor

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French Olympic swimmer Fabien Gilot said the Hebrew tattoo on his left arm is a tribute to his late grandmother’s husband, a Jewish survivor of Auschwitz.Read More


Israel Plans Camp to Hold 30,000 Africans

By Haaretz

The detention compound being built in the south for African migrants will accommodate up to 30,000 people, despite Defense Ministry statements that it would house 12,400, an Interior Ministry protocol shows.Read More


Hebrew U. Makes Best Academic Workplace List

By JTA

A survey of the best places to work in academia ranked Jerusalem’s Hebrew University as the second best place to work outside of the United States.Read More


Princeton Physicist To Give Prize to J Street

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A physicist said he would probably donate part of the $3 million he won in a surprise award to J Street, the liberal pro-Israel group.Read More


Leiby Kletzky Killer Set To Plead Guilty

By Reuters

A Brooklyn man was expected to plead guilty next week to butchering an 8-year-old boy who got lost while walking home alone from an Orthodox Jewish day camp, a source close to the case said.Read More


Israel Tennis Duo Falls in Quarters

By Haaretz

A day after their stunning defeat of Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka, the Israeli tennis duo of Andy Ram and Yoni Erlich ran into the American juggernaut known as the Bryan twins at the Olympic Games on Thursday afternoon.Read More


Ex-Mossad Man Warns of Impending Iran Attack

By JTA

An Israeli ex-intelligence chief hinted at the possibility of an Israeli attack on Iran in the coming months.Read More


White House: 'Patience' Needed on Iran

By JTA

White House officials agreed with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s assessment that sanctions have not set back Iran’s suspected nuclear weapons program, but counseled patience.Read More


Massive Crowd Gathers for Talmud Celebration

By JTA

Some 90,000 people packed MetLife Stadium to celebrate the completion of the page-a-day Talmud cycle in the largest-ever Siyum HaShas.Read More





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