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Israel Marks 64th Birthday With Celebration

By Haaretz

Celebrations of 64 years of Israeli independence kicked off on Wednesday night with the lighting of beacons at the official ceremony at Mount Herzl national cemetery in Jerusalem, which also marks the conclusion of Memorial Day.Read More


Jewish Boarding School Wins Eco-Award

By JTA

The American Hebrew Academy in Greensboro, N.C., was recognized as a Green Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.Read More


Israeli Cardiologists Barred From Dubai Meeting

By JTA

Jewish and Arab Israeli cardiologists were denied visas at the last minute to attend a professional conference in Dubai.Read More


Army Chief: Iran Has Not Decided to Build Bomb

By JTA

Iran has not yet decided whether to manufacture a nuclear bomb, the head of Israel’s military said.Read More


Toulouse Victims' Kin Mark Israel's Memorial Day

By JTA

Eva Sandler, the wife and mother of three victims of the Toulouse shooting, lit a memorial flame at a ceremony in Jerusalem honoring the victims of anti-Semitic attacks worldwide.Read More


Paul Krugman: Israeli Policies 'Suicide'

By Haaretz

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman says ‘narrow-minded’ Israeli policies are ‘basically a gradual long-run form of national suicide.’Read More


USAID, Mashav Agree on Africa Aid

By JTA

The U.S. Agency for International Development signed a memorandum of understanding with its Israeli counterpart, Mashav.Read More


Shomrim Trial To Go Forward in Baltimore

By JTA

Lawyers for two Baltimore Jewish brothers accused of beating a black teenager withdrew a request to move the trial out of the city and requested a bench trial.Read More


Sirens Herald Start of Israeli Memorial Day

By JTA

A one-minute siren marked the beginning of Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism Remembrance Day, Israel’s official Memorial Day.Read More


Hebrew Charter School Approved in D.C.

By JTA

A Hebrew-language charter school was approved in Washington and is scheduled to open for the 2013-14 term.Read More





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