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'Fill the Void' Will Be Israel's Oscar Entry

By JTA

Israel has selected the award-winning film “Fill the Void” as its submission to the best foreign language film category of the Oscars.Read More


Holocaust Denier Forced to Bankruptcy

By JTA

A Holocaust denier living in Australia was declared bankrupt after a claim against him by a Jewish leader.Read More


Obama Pushes Back on '60 Minutes'

By Haaretz

President Barack Obama pushed back on the notion that he feels pressure from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu regarding the contentious Iranian issue, dismissing as “noise” the Israeli leader’s calls for the U.S. to lay out a “red line” that Iran’s nuclear program must not cross to avoid American military intervention.Read More


Israel Bounced From World Baseball Classic

By JTA

Israel lost to Spain in the final game of the World Baseball Classic Qualifier.Read More


World Told To Act on Jewish Refugees

By JTA

The United Nations must act to right the “historic wrong” done to Jewish refugees expelled from Arab countries, said Israel’s U.N. ambassador to the world body, Ron Prosor.Read More


Israeli Clocks Fall Back Early — And Some Object

By JTA

Israel moved back to Standard Time, bringing out demonstrators in protest of the early switch due to Yom Kippur.Read More


Hamas Leader in Exile Quits: Sources

By Reuters

Hamas’s leader in exile, Khaled Meshaal, is tired of policy challenges from the Islamist group’s Gaza-based leadership and is not seeking re-election in a vote now underway, political and diplomatic sources said on Sunday.Read More


Iran Threatens Pre-Emptive Strike on Israel

By Reuters

Iran could launch a pre-emptive strike on Israel if it was sure the Jewish state were preparing to attack it, a senior commander of its elite Revolutionary Guards was quoted as saying on Sunday.Read More


Sinai Group Claims Responsibility for Attack

By JTA

An Islamic terrorist group based in the Sinai has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed an Israeli soldier, saying it was in response to an anti-Muslim film.Read More


Australian Jew Wins Office Anti-Semitism Fight

By JTA

A Jewish Australian man who claimed he was the victim of anti-Semitic abuse at work at a government agency won a compensation claim after a two-year battle.Read More





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