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Netanyahu and Barak Split on Draft Law

By Haaretz

A fierce argument broke out in Sunday’s cabinet meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak. The latter demanded that the Defense Ministry assume responsibility for the formulation of a new law regulating enlistment to the IDF, but Netanyahu flat out rejected this.Read More


Israel Denies Report of Olympic Terror Plot

By JTA

Israel is denying a report that it is on the lookout for a terrorist group made up of converts to Islam that is planning to attack Israeli targets at the London Olympics.Read More


Search On for Accomplices in Bulgaria Bombing

By JTA

Bulgarian police are still searching for accomplices to the suicide bomber that killed six on an Israeli tour bus in Burgas.Read More


Times: Israel's Democracy Is 'Embattled'

By Haaretz

In an extraordinary editorial sure to arouse controversy, the New York Times expresses concern that Israel’s greatest strengths “as a democratic state committed to liberal values” are “in danger of being lost.”Read More


Disabled Israeli Veteran Sets Self on Fire

By Haaretz

An Israeli man set himself on fire in the central Israeli city of Yehud on Sunday, and was evacuated to Tel Hashomer hospital in serious condition.Read More


'Batman' Shooter Worked at Jewish Summer Camp

By JTA

The alleged shooter who killed 12 in a crowded Colorado movie theater worked at a Jewish summer camp for underprivileged children.Read More


Boy Killed When Sand Tunnel Collapses

By JTA

Jews in Ocean Township, N.J., buried a 12-year-old boy, Ezra Cornman, who died a day after a sand tunnel he was digging on a beach collapsed on him.Read More


American Jews Condemn Bible-Ripping Lawmaker

By JTA

Several U.S. Jewish groups condemned the public destruction of a copy of the New Testament by Israeli Knesset member Michael Ben-Ari.Read More


Hunt American as Bomber Accomplice: Report

By Forward Staff

Authorities are hunting for an American suspected of helping a suicide bomber carry out the deadly attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.Read More


N.Y. Police Eye Iran in 9 Terror Plots

By Reuters

New York police believe Iranian Revolutionary Guards or their proxies have been involved so far this year in nine plots against Israeli or Jewish targets around the world, accordingRead More





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