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Chaos Means No Sinai Lulavs for Sukkot

By JTA

Israel likely will not have palm fronds from the Sinai for this year’s Sukkot lulavs.Read More


Rare Galilee Bats In Danger of Extinction

By Haaretz

Until a decade ago, the Alma cave in Upper Galilee was home to thousands of rare bats, but recent surveys conducted by the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel find that only several dozen remain, and they are in danger of complete extinction.Read More


Palestinians Aim To Ease Hardship Amid Protests

By JTA

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayad announced measures to ease economic hardship following stepped up Palestinian protests in the West Bank.Read More


Hiroshima Survivors Protest Nukes in Jerusalem

By JTA

Survivors of the Hiroshima atomic bomb in Japan protested in Jerusalem against nuclear weapons.Read More


Angry Bibi Hits Back Over Iran 'Red Lines'

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday launched an unprecedented verbal attack on the U.S. government over its stance on the Iranian nuclear program.Read More


Yad Vashem Chair Named to Auschwitz Council

By JTA

The chairman of Yad Vashem has been appointed the deputy chairman of the International Auschwitz Council.Read More


Jewish Agency's Web Site Is Hacked

By JTA

The Jewish Agency’s website was attacked by unknown hackers.Read More


Secret British Envoy Warns Israel Against Iran Strike

By Haaretz

A special envoy from the British government came to Israel about two weeks ago on a secret visit for talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak.Read More


Conservative Rabbis Back Circumcision Consent Form

By JTA

A Conservative rabbinic group is supporting a proposed New York City Board of Health measure that requires parental consent for a controversial circumcision practice, while an Orthodox group opposes the regulation.Read More


British Slam Settlement University Decision

By JTA

Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hague condemned a symbolic decision by the Israeli Cabinet to change the status of the Ariel University Center in the West Bank into a full-fledged university.Read More


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