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Jerusalem Dig Bares Site of 'Miracle' Quarry

By Haaretz

In “The Buildings of Justinian,” the Byzantine historian Procopius of Caesarea wrote at length about the churches the emperor built in the 6th century. He related a miracle that occurred during the construction of the Nea Church, in what is now the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City:Read More


Hillary Wants Bibi's Coalition To Push for Peace

By Haaretz

Washington hopes the new, expanded coalition will enable Israel to take steps to advance peace talks with the Palestinians, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a phone call to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday.Read More


Pope Meets Latin American Jewish Leaders

By JTA

Pope Benedict XVI received a private audience of Latin American Jewish leaders from 12 countries.Read More


Hebrew College Will Keep Boston Building

By JTA

Hebrew College is renegotiating its debt and will be able to keep its flagship Newton Building.Read More


Coalition Mulls Legalizing Illegal Settlement

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s scheduled Thursday a special cabinet meeting to discuss the possibility sanctioning the West Bank outpost of Ulpana Hill through High Court-bypassing legislation.Read More


Israeli Gays Praise Obama Marriage Statement

By Haaretz

Israel’s LGBT community praised U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday for expressing his support for same-sex marriages.Read More


Will Mofaz Flip and Support Iran Strike?

By Haaretz

Cabinet members who oppose a strike on Iran said on Wednesday Kadima head Shaul Mofaz might backtrack and align with the more hawkish Benjamin Netanyahu, now that the two are in the same government.Read More


At Least 40 Killed in Damascus Blasts

By Staff Report

At least 40 people have been killed and 170 wounded in twin bomb blasts in the Syrian capital of Damascus.Read More


U.S. House Passes New Israel Cooperation Bill

By JTA

The U.S House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed bipartisan legislation that reaffirms and enhances U.S. policy commitments to Israel’s security.Read More


Jews Gather at Ancient Tunisian Synagogue

By JTA

Hundreds of Jews gathered on Tunisia’s Djerba Island as part of a pilgrimage to the 2,500-year-old El Ghriba synagogue.Read More





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