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'Pinkwashing' Israel Debate Hits Gay Forum

By Haaretz

Tel Aviv is the best gay destination in the world. That’s what a worldwide survey hosted in January by GayCities.com and American Airlines showed, and Israeli diplomats in Western countries proudly put the fact on display.Read More


Judges Grill State Over Settlement Policy

By JTA

Israel’s Supreme Court held a hearing on the government’s request to delay the razing of the Ulpana neighborhood in the West Bank settlement of Beit El.Read More


Gay Gathering Puts Focus on Israel

By JTA

Israel is the featured theme of the Equality Forum, a major annual gay gathering in the eastern United States.Read More


Second Firebomb Attack Targets Africans

By JTA

Two firebombs hit a residence in south Tel Aviv that is home to African asylum seekers.Read More


Olmert Blames Stalemate on Right-Wing Americans

By Haaretz

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert tells CNN that right-wing extremists from the United States toppled his government with “millions and millions of dollars” in order to thwart his attempt to reach a lasting peace agreement with the Palestinians.Read More


One Brother Guilty in Baltimore Shomrim Case

By JTA

Eliyahu Werdesheim, one of two Baltimore brothers charged with beating an African-American teenager, was found guilty by a circuit court.Read More


Feminist 'Slutwalk' Protest Hits Jerusalem

By Haaretz

Dozens of people gathered on Friday morning in Jerusalem for Israel’s latest “Slutwalk,” or, “Mitzad Sharmutot,” in Hebrew.Read More


Israeli and Iranian Peace Activists Hold Meeting

By Haaretz

Following the success of the love initiative between Israelis and Iranians on Facebook, it’s time for a face to face meeting. Israelis and Iranians attending a number of meetings in Berlin the last few weeks, due to produce a first joint demonstration on Saturday.Read More


Oxfam Names Syria and Iran and Arms Violators

By JTA

A new report by Oxfam International names Iran and Syria as major violators of arms embargoes over the last decade.Read More


Brother of Yitzhak Rabin's Killer is Freed

By JTA

Hagai Amir, who helped his brother Yigal Amir plot the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, was released from prison.Read More





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