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Times: Israel's Democracy Is 'Embattled'

By Haaretz

In an extraordinary editorial sure to arouse controversy, the New York Times expresses concern that Israel’s greatest strengths “as a democratic state committed to liberal values” are “in danger of being lost.”Read More


Disabled Israeli Veteran Sets Self on Fire

By Haaretz

An Israeli man set himself on fire in the central Israeli city of Yehud on Sunday, and was evacuated to Tel Hashomer hospital in serious condition.Read More


'Batman' Shooter Worked at Jewish Summer Camp

By JTA

The alleged shooter who killed 12 in a crowded Colorado movie theater worked at a Jewish summer camp for underprivileged children.Read More


Boy Killed When Sand Tunnel Collapses

By JTA

Jews in Ocean Township, N.J., buried a 12-year-old boy, Ezra Cornman, who died a day after a sand tunnel he was digging on a beach collapsed on him.Read More


American Jews Condemn Bible-Ripping Lawmaker

By JTA

Several U.S. Jewish groups condemned the public destruction of a copy of the New Testament by Israeli Knesset member Michael Ben-Ari.Read More


Hunt American as Bomber Accomplice: Report

By Forward Staff

Authorities are hunting for an American suspected of helping a suicide bomber carry out the deadly attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.Read More


N.Y. Police Eye Iran in 9 Terror Plots

By Reuters

New York police believe Iranian Revolutionary Guards or their proxies have been involved so far this year in nine plots against Israeli or Jewish targets around the world, accordingRead More


Islamic School Moves to St. Louis Synagogue

By JTA

An Islamic school in the St. Louis area, the Al Manara Academy, is planning to move onto the campus of a local synagogue, B’nai El Congregation in Frontenac, Mo.Read More


Poles Ramp Up Security Ahead of Anniversary

By JTA

Polish police have stepped up security for Sunday’s ceremony to commemorate the 69th anniversary of the liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto. The move comes in the wake of the deadly attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.Read More


Philly Groups Join Push on State Voter Law

By JTA

Philadelphia-area Jewish groups are joining a coalition to educate people about a new state voter ID law that they are concerned could prevent some senior citizens from casting a ballot in the 2012 presidential election.Read More





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