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Netanyahu Blames Iran for Bulgaria Bombing

By Reuters

An bus explosion in the Black Sea city of Burgas killed up to seven Israelis and wounded many more. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran for the deadly blast.Read More


Israelis Killed in Bulgaria Terror Attack: Report

By Haaretz

Several Israelis were killed and wounded on Wednesday in a terror attack on a tour bus in the Burgus airport in Bulgaria, local media reported.Read More


Nelson Mandela Honored by Australian Jews

A kosher community kitchen in Sydney celebrated Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday by preparing hundreds of meals for the needy.Read More


Syria Regime Teeters as Rebels Near Palace

By Reuters

The revolt against President Bashar al-Assad came within sight of his presidential palace on as several members of his inner circle were killed in bombings.Read More


Ben-Ami Kadish, Spy for Israel, Dies at 85

By JTA

Ben-Ami Kadish, a former civilian employee of the U.S. Army who was arrested at the age of 85 for spying for Israel, has died.Read More


Most-Wanted Nazi Killer Nabbed in Hungary

By JTA

A fugitive suspected Nazi war criminal who helped send 15,700 Jews to their deaths was taken into custody by Hungarian police days after being tracked down in Budapest by a British tabloid newspaper.Read More


Hoopster Jordan Farmar To Play in Turkey

By JTA

Jordan Farmar was waived by the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks and reportedly will continue his professional basketball career in Turkey.Read More


Bibi Expresses Worry Over Hungary Anti-Semitism

By JTA

At a meeting with Hungarian President Janos Ader, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed concern at a “dangerous” resurgence of anti-Semitism in Hungary and called on the Hungarian government to take action.Read More


Pro-Israel Evangelicals Not Shaken by Bible-Tearing

By Haaretz

Liberal Internet users were quick to point out on Tuesday the irony in the fact that the seventh annual gathering of “Christians United for Israel” (CUFI) taking place in Convention Center in Washington D.C., coincided with a Israeli MK Michael Ben-Ari demonstratively tearing up a copy of the New Testament he received by mail, and throwing it into the trash, calling it ” an abominable book that brought about the murder of millions of Jews in the Inquisition and autos da fé” and “provocation by church missionaries.”Read More


70-Day Coalition Made Mockery of Democracy

By Haaretz

The 70-day-old Likud-Kadima government that broke up on Tuesday was a prime example of political shoddiness at its worst.Read More





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