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Fearing Syrian Terror, Israel Reinforces Golan

By Haaretz

The Israel Defense Forces is reinforcing its defensive positions along the Syrian border on the Golan Heights.Read More


After London Stumble, Romney Eyes Israel

By Haaretz

Republican presidential hopeful, Mitt Romney, must wish he was already on the next stop of his foreign tour, in Jerusalem, where he will undoubtedly be getting better treatment than he has so far on his initial visit to London.Read More


Groups Float Dueling Presidential Ads on Israel

By JTA

Liberal and conservative pro-Israel advocacy groups released ads targeting the presidential candidates.Read More


Barak: Strike Less Costly Than Nuclear Iran

By JTA

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said that a preemptive military strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities would be less costly for Israel than Iran’s possession of a nuclear weapon.Read More


Israeli Officer Caught Head-Butting Palestinian

By Haaretz

An IDF officer with the rank of lieutenant head-butted a Palestinian youth in the face, a video filmed in the city of Hebron on Wednesday and uploaded to YouTube has revealed.Read More


Obama Signs New Israel Cooperation Bill

By Haaretz

The White House may be trying to steal the thunder from Republican candidate Mitt Romney on the eve of his visit to Jerusalem. A day before Romney is due to land in Israel, President Barack Obama will sign the United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act, which is meant to approve and expand military cooperation between the two countries.Read More


Neo-Nazi Sworn in as Greek Lawmaker

By JTA

The Greek Jewish community in a letter to political leaders and the country’s president expressed its “revulsion” to the swearing-in of an anti-Semitic musician as a national lawmaker.Read More


Palestinians Oppose Munich Moment of Silence

By JTA

The head of the Palestinian Olympic Committee called the campaign to hold a minute of silence for the 11 Israelis murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics “racism.”Read More


Settler Population Grows by 4.5% in Year

By JTA

More than 350,000 Jews are living in West Bank settlements, a 4.5 percent increase over last year, according to the Israeli government.Read More


Hardliner's Aide Hopes to Soften Rules on Immigrants

By Haaretz

A public relations expert who was paid by the Shas party to serve as a consultant to Interior Minister Eli Yishai stands to earn hundreds of thousands of shekels from another client if he convinces the Interior Ministry to liberalize restrictions on the use of migrant labor in the construction industry.Read More





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