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New Zealand Graveyard Vandals Appear in Court

By JTA

Three men appeared in court in New Zealand and were charged with damaging more than 20 Jewish gravestones in an historic cemetery last week.Read More


Limmud Coming to Mexico

By JTA

After experiences in Argentina and Brazil, a Limmud experience will arrive in Mexico.Read More


Obama and Romney Vow Strong Support of Israel

By Reuters

President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney vied on Monday over who was Israel’s strongest defender but both agreed that a military strike over Iran’s nuclear program must be a “last resort.”Read More


Qatari Emir Is First Leader To Visit Gaza

By Reuters

The Emir of Qatar entered the Gaza Strip on Tuesday for a visit that broke the isolation of it Islamist rulers, Hamas, but disappointed Israel and mainstream Palestinian leaders in the West Bank.Read More


Israel Features Heavily in Presidential Debate

By JTA

The U.S.-Israel alliance and the need to keep Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon were major themes in the final presidential debate.Read More


Obama Hits Romney Hard in Foreign Policy Debate

By Reuters

President Barack Obama aggressively attacked Republican challenger Mitt Romney on foreign policy on Monday in their third and final debate in an effort to blunt his opponent’s surge in the polls with two weeks left until Election Day.Read More


DA Drops All Charges in Videotaped Police Beating

By Forward Staff

All charges have reportedly been dropped against Ehud Halevy, the man beaten by Brooklyn police inside a Crown Heights youth center.Read More


Paul Kurtz, Fought for Non-Believers, Dies at 86

By Reuters

Paul Kurtz, a leading American philosopher who devoted his life to fighting prejudice against people who reject belief in a god and and promoting a non-religious stance in life, has died at the age of 86, websites reported on Monday.Read More


Jimmy Carter Bemoans Fading Hopes for Peace

By JTA

Former President Jimmy Carter said in Jerusalem that Israel and the Palestinians have reached a “crisis stage” and that a two-state solution is “vanishing.”Read More


Flash Mob Calls for Israel Religious Tolerance

By JTA

More than 2,500 people signed up to participate in a global Shema flash mob as part of a campaign to promote religious pluralism in Israel.Read More


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