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Ultra-Orthodox Protest Planned Draft Law

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Thousands of members of a haredi Orthodox sect protested in Jerusalem against a planned universal military service law.Read More


Gadhafi's Mother Was Jewish: Ex-Aide

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Muammar Gadhafi’s mother was Jewish, the late Libyan leader’s chief of protocol told an Arabic newspaper.Read More


Clinton: We Are on Same Page on Iran

By Haaretz

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday that the United States and Israel are now on the same page regarding Iran.Read More


Adelsons Pledge $13M More to Birthright

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Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam have pledged $13 million to Birthright Israel in recognition of its Bar Mitzvah year.Read More


Czech Jews Hope To Get Back Property

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Czech Jewish leaders said they hoped their Senate would approve restitution of confiscated religious property.Read More


Obama: I Failed To Move Peace Process

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President Obama said in an interview that he has failed to move the Middle East peace process forward.Read More


Evangelicals on 'Front Line' for Israel: Hagee

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Declaring that evangelical Christians are “on the front line of defense for Israel in the United States of America,” the Rev. John Hagee brought delegates to the Christians United for Israel Washington Summit 2012 to their feet with loud cheering and even the sounds of shofars being blown.Read More


Disney Scion Dumps Ahava Over Occupation

By Haaretz

Abigail Disney, a descendant of one of the Disney Company founders, has announced that she is disclaiming her share of the family’s investment in the Israeli cosmetics company Ahava, due to the fact that it is located in the West Bank and is engaged in the “exploitation of occupied natural resources.”Read More


Israel Backs University Status in Settlement

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Israel’s Education Minister expressed public support for turning the university center at Ariel into a full university, and the Finance Ministry announced extra funding in advance of a committee vote on the issue.Read More


Israel's Jellyfish Wars

By Haaretz

Israel’s battle for better jellyfish warnings has also developed ego-driven disputes and divisions that look ridiculous to outsiders.Read More





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