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Olympic Committee Says No to Munich Widows

By JTA

The International Olympic Committee rejected a face-to-face appeal from the widows of slain Israeli athletes for a minute of silence at the opening ceremonies.Read More


Congress Holds Munich Moment of Silence

By JTA

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives will hold a moment of silence for the 11 Israeli athletes and coaches slain by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics.Read More


Animal Rights Activists Blast Israeli TV Show

By Haaretz

The Let the Animals Live association filed a complaint on Wednesday against the reality TV show “Beauty and the Geek” because it said the most recent episode included a challenge that involved the cruel exploitation of animals.Read More


Jewish Teens Barely Escaped 'Batman' Shooting

By Haaretz

Shani Reflow cannot stop shaking, sleeps only in fits and starts and keeps her cell phone on full volume. She has been in this state since her children came home at dawn on Friday and told her they had just fled a shooting rampage at a local movie theatre.Read More


Cleveland Native Dies on India Hiking Trip

By Simi Lampert

A young American woman who had moved to Israel was killed in a landslide this week in India, where she was vacationing with friends.Read More


Joe Biden Hits Back at Romney on Israel

By JTA

Vice President Joe Biden and Mitt Romney continued their respective campaigns’ sparring over Israel.Read More


European Rabbis Will Fight Circumcision Bans

By JTA

The Conference of European Rabbis will lobby against recent circumcision bans by advocating legislation supporting the practice.Read More


Widows of Munich Victims Plan Moment of Silence

By JTA

Widows of Israelis murdered at the 1972 Munich Olympics are asking the crowd at the opening ceremonies of the London Games to stand for a minute of silence, regardless of whether the International Olympic Committee recognizes it.Read More


Romney Raises $1.5M From Jewish Donors

By JTA

Mitt Romney raised $1.5 million at a dinner for Jewish supporters in Los Angeles.Read More


Rare 19th Century Map of Jerusalem Unearthed

By Haaretz

A map of Jerusalem that was drafted some 190 years ago by a German tourist was recently unearthed by two researchers – one Israeli, the other German – in an archive in Berlin. The map, sketched by hand in 1823, was discovered in the course of a study conducted in tandem by Israeli researchers and scholars at the Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography, in Leipzig, Germany.Read More





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