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U.S. Election Likely Won't Shift Israel Policy

By Reuters

But any change in the White House would probably be a question of style over substance, analysts say, with a Republican administration expected to follow the path already laid out by President Barack Obama when it comes to Iran and the Palestinians.Read More


David Blatt Quits as Russian Hoops Coach

By JTA

American-Israel basketball coach David Blatt announced that he would end his tenure at the helm of Russia’s national basketball team.Read More


New York Struggles To Get Back on Feet

By Reuters

Millions across the U.S. Northeast stricken by massive storm Sandy will attempt to resume their normal lives on Wednesday as companies, markets and airports reopen despite grim projections of power and mass transit outages around New York for several more days.Read More


Agency Funding Conference Calls for New Models

By JTA

Delegates to the Jewish People Policy Institute conference proposed a new model for Jewish communal fundraising and stressed the importance of cooperation between Israel and Diaspora Jewish communities.Read More


Twitter Proves Mettle in Sandy, Despite Hoaxes

By Reuters

As Hurricane Sandy pounded the U.S. Atlantic coast on Monday night, millions of residents turned to Twitter as a part-newswire, part-911 hotline that hummed through the night even as some websites failed and swathes of Manhattan fell dark.Read More


South Africa's Ruling Party Calls for Israel Boycott

By JTA

Leaders of South Africa’s ruling party declared their support for a boycott of Israel.Read More


Boy on Trial in Murder of Neo-Nazi Dad

By Reuters

A boy accused of murdering his neo-Nazi father when he was 10 years old went on trial in California on Tuesday, with prosecutors portraying the child as violent and troubled and a defense lawyer saying he acted to protect his family.Read More


Yair Lapid Calls for Return to Peace Talks

By Reuters

A TV personality-turned-politician whose centrist party could be a key player in Israel’s parliament after elections made a bid for right-wing voters on Tuesday with a call for Palestinians to accept some Israeli West Bank settlements.Read More


Jewish Pair Killed as Sandy Topples Tree

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Two Jewish 23-year-olds were killed in the midst of the hurricane on Monday night while walking their dog in Brooklyn.Read More


Sandy Strikes Heart of Jewish Community

By JTA

The greater New York area, home to the largest population of Jews in North America, took a harsh hit from Hurricane Sanday as severe winds and flooding hit.Read More


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