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Lebanese Olympians Shun Israelis in Practice

By Simi Lampert

The Lebanese judo team refused to practice alongside the Israeli team on Friday afternoon, the Times of Israel reported.Read More


Abbas Aide Visits Auschwitz

By JTA

An adviser to Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas visited Auschwitz on Friday.Read More


White House Spokesman Whiffs on Jerusalem

By Blair Thornburge

White House spokesman Jay Carney refused to reiterate the official U.S. position that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, sparking a frenzy on the internet.Read More


Top Court Gives Illegal Outpost Another Reprieve

Israel’s Supreme Court said that the evacuation of an illegal West Bank settlement must take place by Aug. 21.Read More


Trial Starts in L.A. Hotel Anti-Semitism Case

By JTA

A trial began this week involving a group of young Los Angeles-area Jews accusing a hotel of discrimination.Read More


20,000 Gather for London Moment of Silence

By JTA

More than 20,000 people in various venues in London attended the British Zionist Federation’s “Minute for Munich” program that was promoted via social media.Read More


Rahm Emanuel Welcomes Farrakhan's Push

By JTA

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel welcomed the help of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan to help stop the violence in Chicago neighborhoods.Read More


Summer Campers 'Terrorized' by Thugs

By JTA

Three adults and two juveniles are under arrest for allegedly for making children at a Jewish summer camp feel “terrorized and in fear of for their lives.”Read More


Jewish Democrats Push Back in Swing States

By JTA

The National Jewish Democratic Council is launching a bid to push back against GOP attacks on President Obama in Jewish communities in swing states.Read More


House GOP Blocks Vote on Munich Resolution

By JTA

The House Republican leadership blocked a vote calling for a moment of silence to memorialize Israeli athletes and coaches slain at the 1972 Olympics.Read More





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