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Yasser Arafat Death Probe Will Include Russia

By Reuters

Russia will join an international investigation to determine whether the first Palestinian president, Yasser Arafat, was murdered, the current Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas, said on Sunday.Read More


Arab Couple Claims Restaurant Shunned Them

By JTA

An Arab-Israeli couple said an Israeli restaurant refused to give them reservations because they are Arab.Read More


'Bread' Campaign Honored for Argentina Bombing

By JTA

The “Bread of Memory” campaign to commemorate the 1994 bomb attack on the AMIA Jewish Center in Buenos Aires won the Yahoo! Big Idea Chair Award.Read More


'Stumbling' Memorial Hit on Kristallnacht Date

By JTA

Police in the city of Greifswald in former East Germany believe neo-Nazis are behind the destruction of 11 “stumbling block” Holocaust memorials.Read More


500 Rabbis Join Push for Alan Gross Release

By JTA

More than 500 rabbis urged the release of Alan Gross, citing an assessment by a U.S. radiologist that the American contractor jailed in Cuba might have a cancerous growth.Read More


Volleys of Rockets From Gaza Hit Israel

By JTA

At least 50 rockets fired from Gaza have struck Israel since Saturday night, according to the military and Israeli news reports. A factory in Sderot sustained a direct hit Sunday morning and several buildings and two cars in the Sha’ar Hanegev municipality were also damaged in attacks. At least three Israelis have been wounded.Read More


Dutch Leader: Homeland for Jews in Germany

By JTA

A former Dutch prime minister reportedly said that the Jewish state should have been established in Germany.Read More


EgyptAir Hostesses To Wear Muslim Headscarves

By Reuters

EgyptAir is allowing its stewardesses to wear Islamic headscarves if they wish on flights to Arab states and will expand the practice to the rest of the network, an official said on Sunday, ending a restriction imposed in Hosni Mubarak’s era.Read More


Israel Threatens To Withhold Palestinians' Cash

By Reuters

Israel will stop collecting tax revenues for the Palestinian Authority and not hand over any money if President Mahmoud Abbas continues to seek observer state membership of the United Nations, Israel’s finance minister said on Saturday.Read More


Wife Pushes Obama for Action on Alan Gross

By Reuters

The wife of Alan Gross, the U.S. contractor jailed in Cuba for crimes against the state, said she hopes President Barack Obama’s re-election will soon help lead to her ailing husband’s release from the communist-ruled country.Read More


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