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Chicago Synagogue Hit by Vandals

By JTA

The words “Jews murder” were spray-painted outside one of Chicago’s oldest congregations.Read More


Toulouse School Gets Anti-Semitic Hate Mail

By JTA

The Jewish school in France where a gunman killed three children and a teacher has received a rash of anti-Semitic hate mail and phone calls since the attack.Read More


Mofaz Must Warm Up to Israeli Public

By Haaretz

Starting today, Shaul Mofaz is the political alternative to Benjamin Netanyahu. Until yesterday, Mofaz was Tzipi’s problem. Now he’s Bibi’s problem. It’s still too early to predict how much of a threat Mofaz and Kadima will present to Netanyahu and the Likud, but one should not underestimate Mofaz: he is determined, he’s hungry and he has his eye on the prize.Read More


Israeli Ex-Pats Should Get More Rights: Study

By JTA

Israel should give Israeli migrants absentee voting rights for their first four years abroad and finance schools for the children of Israelis in the Diaspora, a new policy paper recommends.Read More


Tunisia Decries Anti-Semitism by Sharia Backers

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Tunisia’s religious affairs ministry condemned anti-Semitic epithets shouted at a rally in Tunis calling for the imposition of Islamic law in the country’s new constitution.Read More


Ahead of 'Land Day,' Activists Descend on Lebanon

By Haaretz

Dozens of international delegations comprising hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists began arriving in Lebanon on Wednesday, ahead of massive protests planned for Land Day, which commemorates the 1976 deaths of six Israeli Arabs protesting Israeli government land policies.Read More


Park Slope Food Coop Rejects Israel Boycott

By JTA

A well-known cooperative grocery store in Brooklyn voted to reject a boycott of Israeli goods.Read More


Livni Mulls Next Move, Following Loss to Mofaz

By Haaretz

Tzipi Livni’s election headquarters was licking its wounds on Wednesday, following the defeat the outgoing Kadima chairperson suffered at the hands of rival Shaul Mofaz in the party’s primary the day before: Livni received 14, 516 votes, compared to Mofaz’s 23,987.Read More


Iran Meets Diplomats Over Nuclear Program

Six world powers and Iran reportedly have agreed to meet to discuss the Iranians’ controversial nuclear program.Read More


Neudorfer Resigns as CFO of Jewish Agency

By JTA

Yaron Neudorfer, the chief financial officer of the Jewish Agency for Israel, has resigned.Read More





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