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Hazon Will Merge With Isabella Freedman Center


The Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center and Hazon are merging.Read More

Hungary Premier Vows To Protect Jews From 'List'

By Reuters

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday condemned a call by a far-right Jobbik lawmaker to draw up lists of Jews as “unworthy” of his country, promising he would protect all citizens from any kind of discrimination.Read More

Rahm Emanuel Accuses Bibi of Betrayal


Rahm Emanuel said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu betrayed the Obama administration by announcing a new settlement expansion and the cutoff of tax transfers to the Palestinian Authority.Read More

Alan Gross: Cuba Pact Could Secure Freedom


Jewish-American contractor Alan Gross asked the U.S. government to sign a non-belligerency pact with Cuba in an effort to obtain his release from a military hospital there.Read More

Bibi Defiant on Plan for New Settlements

By Reuters

Israel will not backtrack on a settlement expansion plan that has drawn strong international condemnation, an official in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said on Monday.Read More

Hamas Pleads for Gaza Rebuilding Aid

By Reuters

Gaza’s prime minister has appealed to Arab states and friends of the Palestinian people to help pay for reconstruction after a week of Israeli aerial attacks on the enclave inflicted damage assessed at between $250 million and $545 million.Read More

France's Hollande: No Sanctions Over 'lllegal' Settlements

By Reuters

France summoned Israel’s envoy in Paris on Monday to tell him that the decision to expand settlement building in occupied territories was illegal and an “obstacle” to reviving peace talks with the Palestinians.Read More

Extradited Jewish Teacher Heckled in Aussie Court

By Forward Staff

A Jewish school teacher accused of child sex abuse was heckled in an Australian court by a victims advocate after being extradited from the U.S.Read More

It's #Catholic as Pope Benedict Joins Twitter

By Reuters

It’s official. Pope Benedict’s handle on Twitter will be @pontifex.Read More

Gay Israeli Couple Gets Civil Divorce


A gay Israeli couple was granted a divorce by an Israeli family court.Read More

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