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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

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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

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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

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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

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


Livni and Mofaz Face Off in Kadima Primary

By Haaretz

The moment of truth has come for Kadima. On Tuesday morning at 10 A.M. around 200 polling stations opened across Israel and 95,000 party members went to choose Kadima’s leader for the next national elections.Read More


Student Beaten Outside Jewish School in Paris

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A Jewish boy reportedly was beaten outside the Ozar Hatorah school in Paris by youths shouting anti-Semitic epithets.Read More


Brandeis Students Disrupt Knesset Members' Speech

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Brandeis University students disrupted a panel discussion at a Boston-area synagogue featuring Israeli lawmakers and Jewish community leaders.Read More


Reform Movement Lays Off 30 Staffers

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The Union for Reform Judaism laid off about 30 employees as part of a general restructuring of the organization.Read More





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