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Jimmy Carter Backs Church Letter on Israel


Former President Jimmy Carter commended a letter from Christian leaders to Congress calling for an investigation of Israel for human rights violations that could lead to a suspension of military aid.Read More

2 Illegal Outposts Set Up in West Bank

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Israeli settlers have set up two new unauthorised outposts in the occupied West Bank, the anti-settlement Peace Now group said on Wednesday.Read More

'Hitler' Sign Pulled From Indian Store


Municipal authorities in the Indian state of Gujarat removed the sign for a men’s’ clothing store named Hitler.Read More

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

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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


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

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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


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


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

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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

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