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Palestinian Prisoners Launch Hunger Strike

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At least 1,200 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails have launched an open-ended hunger strike.Read More


Google Street View Israel Set To Launch

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Google’s Street View in Israel will go online next week.Read More


Iran Nuclear Experts Watch N. Korea Test

By Haaretz

A dozen Iranian nuclear experts visited North Korea last week to observe its failed rocket launch on Friday, South Korean state news agency Yonhap’s Washington correspondent reported on Sunday.Read More


Denmark Wants Answers on Activist's Beating

By Haaretz

The Danish ambassador to Israel Liselotte Plesner asked Israeli authorities on Monday for clarifications over the beating of a pro-Palestinian activist by a senior Israel Defense Forces officer which took place on Saturday.Read More


Anti-Semitic Vandals Wreck Quebec Cottages

By JTA

Vandals broke into several Jewish-owned summer cottages in the Laurentian Mountains north of Montreal, defacing at least two with anti-Jewish hate messages and swastikas.Read More


Faded Catskills Resort Burns Down

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The former Brown’s Hotel, once a popular resort in the Catskill Mountains, has burned down.Read More


Ponzi Scheme Targeted Persian Jews in L.A.

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A Ponzi scheme targeting the Persian-Jewish community in Los Angeles was shut down by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.Read More


Omaha Temple Starts Tri-Faith Campus

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A Reform congregation in Omaha, Neb., has broken ground on a new synagogue building as part of a tri-faith campus.Read More


Former Ramaz Nurse Can Sue Under Whistleblower Law

By JTA

A former school nurse at the Ramaz School in New York who says she was fired for reporting a possible case of child abuse can sue the school under the state’s whistleblower law.Read More


Test Question Withdrawn Amid Jewish Concerns

By JTA

An Ohio Graduation Test question that draws a direct correlation between the Holocaust and Arab resentment over the formation of the State of Israel was withdrawn for future tests.Read More





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