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Indian Police Go to Iran in Bomb Probe

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New Delhi police investigating the bombing of an Israeli diplomat’s car reportedly are in Iran to locate and question suspects.Read More


Wife of Munich 11 Leads Minute of Silence

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Ankie Spitzer led a minute of silence to honor the 11 members of the Israeli Olympic team killed in a terror attack at the 1972 Munich Games during the opening ceremonies of the JCC Maccabi Games.Read More


Circumcision-Related Rite Is Opposed by Israeli Pediatricians

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The Israel Ambulatory Pediatric Association is calling for an end to a controversial circumcision-related rite that is also under fire in New York.Read More


South African Minister Discourages Israel Visits

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South Africa’s deputy international relations minister, Ebrahim Ebrahim, is “discouraging” his countrymen from visiting Israel.Read More


Belgian Politician Accuses Jewish Men of Harassment

A female Belgian politician of Moroccan origin accused Jewish men in Antwerp of harassing females and “behaving like machos.”Read More


Belgian Lawmaker Says Jews Hassle Women

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A female Belgian politician of Moroccan origin accused Jewish men in Antwerp of harassing females and “behaving like machos.”Read More


Ankie Spitzer Leads N.Y. Moment of Silence

By JTA

Ankie Spitzer led a minute of silence to honor the 11 members of the Israeli Olympic team killed in a terror attack at the 1972 Munich Games during the opening ceremonies of the JCC Maccabi Games.Read More


Warren Weinstein's Wife Makes Plea for Release

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The wife of Warren Weinstein, who was kidnapped in Pakistan by Al-Qaida gunmen, marked the first anniversary of his abduction with a plea for his return.Read More


Gabby Giffords Moves Back Home to Tucson

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Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has moved home to Tucson.Read More


Weiner and Huma Live in $12K-a-Month Pad

By Forward Staff

Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner and his wife have moved into a swank Park Ave. apartment that rents for at least $12,000 per month and is owned by a big Democratic donor, the New York Post reported.Read More





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  • "It pains and shocks me to say this, but here goes: My father was right all along. He always told me, as I spouted liberal talking points at the Shabbos table and challenged his hawkish views on Israel and the Palestinians to his unending chagrin, that I would one day change my tune." Have you had a similar experience?
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  • "I fear that we are witnessing the end of politics in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. I see no possibility for resolution right now. I look into the future and see only a void." What do you think?
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