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Teach for America Staff Head to Israel

By JTA

Seventy Teach for America participants are visiting Israel to learn about Israel’s approach to education and community service.Read More


Chabad and Jewish Agency Get $1M for Security

By JTA

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has given $1 million each to the Jewish Agency and Chabad to help them guard against anti-Semitic and terrorist attacks.Read More


Suit Against Calif. Cemeteries Moves Forward

By JTA

The California Supreme Court upheld class-action status for a lawsuit alleging gross misconduct by a Jewish funeral services provider that had paid a $100 settlement over similar misconduct.Read More


Lieberman: No Reason To Apologize for Flotilla

By JTA

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Turkish journalists that Israel has “no reason to apologize” for the Mavi Marmara incident.Read More


London Shomrim Founder Carries Olympic Torch

By JTA

The founder of London’s Shomrim patrol carried the Olympic torch in South London.Read More


Gay Pride Film Showing Disrupted in Jerusalem

By Haaretz

A large police force was dispatched Monday evening to a Jerusalem café, after patrons that had gathered to view a video on gay pride received death threats from local residents.Read More


Iranian Olympic Athletes Unlikely To Face Israelis

By JTA

Despite a statement from the head of the Iranian Olympic committee asserting that Iranian athletes can compete against Israelis in the London Olympic Games, it is unlikely to occur.Read More


Australian Chabad Faces Abuse, Fiscal Scandals

By Haaretz

The two major branches of Chabad-Lubavitch in Australia are in the grip of separate crises that threaten to tar the movement’s reputation and undermine much of the work the Hasidic organization has invested in the six decades since it began operating here.Read More


African Immigrants' Cash Helps Hamas: Probe

By Haaretz

When Justice Ministry officials began to draft a law that would ban Africans migrants from sending money from Israel to their relatives at home, they were not surprised to discover that hundreds of thousands of shekels from the foreign workers’ salaries find their way overseas every week.Read More


D.C. Federation Buys $15M Building

By JTA

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington is purchasing a $15.75 million building for its new headquarters.Read More





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