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Munich Moment of Silence Push Gains Steam

By Haaretz

The campaign to observe a minute on silence to commemorate 40 years since the murder of eleven Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, at the Olympic opening ceremony in London on Friday is attracting unprecedented levels of support including that of United States President Barack Obama and the mayor of the host city, Boris Johnson.Read More


Clinton: Vigilance Needed in Anti-Semitism Fight

By JTA

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that Holocaust denial and Israel criticism that crosses into anti-Semitism require vigilance.Read More


U.S. Military Doctors Continue Circumcisions

By JTA

U.S. military doctors stationed in Germany will continue to perform circumcisions despite a ruling that has roiled the country’s medical and political establishments.Read More


Romney: Israel Deserves Better Than Obama

By Haaretz

People of Israel deserve better diplomatic protection than that they have been receiving from the United States under President Barack Obama, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said in an address on Tuesday.Read More


Teach for America Staff Head to Israel

By JTA

Seventy Teach for America participants are visiting Israel to learn about Israel’s approach to education and community service.Read More


Chabad and Jewish Agency Get $1M for Security

By JTA

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has given $1 million each to the Jewish Agency and Chabad to help them guard against anti-Semitic and terrorist attacks.Read More


Suit Against Calif. Cemeteries Moves Forward

By JTA

The California Supreme Court upheld class-action status for a lawsuit alleging gross misconduct by a Jewish funeral services provider that had paid a $100 settlement over similar misconduct.Read More


Lieberman: No Reason To Apologize for Flotilla

By JTA

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman told Turkish journalists that Israel has “no reason to apologize” for the Mavi Marmara incident.Read More


London Shomrim Founder Carries Olympic Torch

By JTA

The founder of London’s Shomrim patrol carried the Olympic torch in South London.Read More


Gay Pride Film Showing Disrupted in Jerusalem

By Haaretz

A large police force was dispatched Monday evening to a Jerusalem café, after patrons that had gathered to view a video on gay pride received death threats from local residents.Read More





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