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Netanyahu and Lieberman Unite for Election

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman intend to announce the unification of their Likud and Yisrael Beiteinu parties, a Channel 2 report indicated on Thursday.Read More

Day School Ends Boy Scouts Tie Over Gay Issue


A Conservative Jewish day school will not renew its Boy Scouts charter because of the organization’s policy excluding gay and lesbian adults as leaders.Read More

Victim in Videotaped Police Beating Speaks Out

By Seth Berkman

Ehud Halevy, the Jewish man whose beating at the hands of two New York City police officers earlier this month was captured on videotape, reportedly called the cops’ actions “irresponsible and not ethical.”Read More

German Jews Demand Cancellation of Iran Trip


Two U.S. senators and the head of Germany’s Jewish community urged German deputies from the Bundestag’s German-Iranian parliamentary group to cancel a trip to Iran.Read More

Italy's Monti Jets in to Israel for Talks


Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti and a high-level delegation of government ministers and businesspeople flew to Israel for a bilateral summit with Israeli leaders.Read More

Gaza Truce Holds for Now

By Reuters

Palestinian militants held fire overnight on Thursday and Israel refrained from air strikes as an informal truce brokered by Egypt appeared to take hold following two days of violence along the Israel-Gaza border.Read More

Sudan Blames Israel for Arms Factory Attack


A Sudanese government minister threatened to strike Israel, and the country called on the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israel, over the bombing of a weapons factory in Khartoum.Read More

Israel Gets $4B in U.S. Loan Guarantees


The United States extended nearly $4 billion in loan guarantees to Israel through 2016.Read More

Activists Mount Protest at West Bank Supermarket


Some 100 Palestinians and international activists protesting in front of a supermarket in a West Bank settlement called for a boycott of settlement goods.Read More

Big Shake-Up at Kosher Food Giant


Empire Kosher Poultry Inc. fired its chief executive officer allegedly after the aborted acquisition of another kosher poultry firm.Read More

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