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Stronger Support on Right Wing for Settlements

By Haaretz

A document released by a rightist organization indicates a 50% rise in support for settlement building among right-wing Knesset members.Read More


87% of American Voters Say Iran Poses Threat

By JTA

A poll showed 87 percent of registered American voters believe that Iran’s suspected illegal nuclear weapons program is a threat to the United States.Read More


GOP Candidates Will Address AIPAC on Video

By JTA

Three of the four Republican presidential candidates will speak to the AIPAC conference by satellite on Super Tuesday.Read More


Chief Rabbi: Most Russian Jews Backing Putin

By Haaretz

Most of Russia’s Jews will likely vote for Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Sunday’s presidential elections, according to that country’s chief rabbi.Read More


Israel's Peres Hails Obama as a 'Great President'

By Haaretz

Israeli President Shimon Peres said that US President Barack Obama is “a great president and a great friend of Israel,” on Thursday. Peres said that the security cooperation between the US and Israel is “the best we’ve ever had” and that he has “the highest respect” for Obama for overseeing this relationship.Read More


Olmert Will Headline J Street Conference

By JTA

Ehud Olmert, the former Israeli prime minister, will be a keynote speaker at the annual J Street conference.Read More


Jewish Team Wins Shabbat Fight After All

By JTA

A Texas athletic league has reversed course and will reschedule tournament games that will enable a Jewish day school, the Robert M. Beren Academy of Houston, to compete.Read More


Federations Want Pope To Push for Gross Release

By JTA

The Jewish Federations of North America is urging Pope Benedict XVI to seek the release of Alan Gross during the pope’s upcoming visit to Cuba.Read More


Texas Jewish Hoops Team Loses Shabbat Appeal

By JTA

A Texas school association voted a second time not to reschedule a state tournament semi-final game so that an Orthodox high school can play.Read More


Andrew Breitbart, Conservative Media Personality, Is Dead

By Forward Staff

Andrew Breitbart, the conservative commentator, author and media entrepreneur, died Thursday, March 1, according to a company spokesman. He was 43, and died “unexpectedly from natural causes shortly after midnight this morning in Los Angeles,” a statement published on Breitbart.com said.Read More





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