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Chicago City Council Urges Fund To Divest From Iran

By JTA

Chicago’s city council urged the city’s largest employee pension fund to divest from Iran.Read More


Napolitano Meets With Federation on Security

By JTA

Janet Napolitano, the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, met with leaders of the New York Jewish federation to discuss security for nonprofits in the wake of substantial funding cuts.Read More


Anti-Semitism Envoy Meets Swedish Mayor

By JTA

Hannah Rosenthal, the U.S. envoy to combat anti-Semitism, will meet with the mayor of Malmo, Sweden, who is accused of fomenting anti-Semitism.Read More


Israel Does Nothing as Illegal Outpost Grows

By Haaretz

Some 20 homes that have been built in the Mitzpeh Cramim outpost during the past year could spark a similar coalition crisis to the one recently created by the Ulpana neighborhood in the settlement of Beit El, according to sources in the defense establishment.Read More


Bibi: Jews Still Face Threats to Existence

By JTA

Holocaust Remembrance Day began Wednesday night at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, in the presence of President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The central theme of this year’s commemoration is “My Brother’s Keeper - Jewish Solidarity During the Holocaust.”Read More


Palestinian Hunger Striker Freed Without Charges

By JTA

Khader Adnan, a Palestinian who went on a 63-day hunger strike to protest his administrative detention, was released from an Israeli jail to his home in the West Bank.Read More


Soldier Dies in Jerusalem Stage Collapse

By JTA

One woman was killed and several people were injured after a stage collapsed on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.Read More


Gilad Shalit Released From IDF

By JTA

Former captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit has been released from the Israel Defense Forces.Read More


Teen Goes To Prison for New Square Firebombing

By JTA

A Hasidic teenager who firebombed the home of a neighbor over a religious disagreement was sentenced to seven years in prison.Read More


U.S. Official: Israel Briefed on Iran Talks

By Haaretz

In their upcoming round of talks next month with Iran over its nuclear program, the six major powers will demand an Iranian commitment to suspend uranium enrichment at the relatively high level of 20 percent, a senior American official said. There has been concern in the West that enrichment at 20 percent would put the Islamic Republic closer to levels required for nuclear weapons.Read More





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