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Hebrew U. Dean Named to U.N. Human Rights Body

By JTA

Yuval Shany, an Israeli professor, was named to the United Nations Human Rights Committee.Read More


Kosher Restaurant Torched in Florida

By JTA

A kosher restaurant in Hollywood, Fla., was torched by two masked arsonists.Read More


Yarmulke Store Sends Freebies to Edon Pinchot

By JTA

A New Jersey store reportedly is sending free yarmulkes to Edon Pinchot, the kipah-wearing former contestant on “America’s Got Talent.”Read More


Florida Official Quits Over Christian 'Slaughter' Quip

By JTA

The chairman of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party resigned after saying that pro-Israel Christians want to see Jews “slaughtered and converted.”Read More


First Gay Israeli Couple Files for Divorce

By JTA

The first Jewish Israeli male couple to marry has filed for divorce in a Tel Aviv rabbinical court that never recognized the marriage.Read More


Pope Benedict: Lebanon Trip Step to Peace

By JTA

Pope Benedict XVI said he regards his upcoming trip to Lebanon as a visit aimed at promoting peace and dialogue in the entire Middle East.Read More


Maariv Sale Shakes Up Israeli Media

By Haaretz

Shlomo Ben-Zvi’s acquisition of Maariv is expected to rearrange the Israeli journalism industry and may even affect the country’s political scene.Read More


Jew Pond's Name Is Officially Changed

By JTA

A federal board has changed the name of a pond in a small New Hampshire town from Jew Pond to Carleton Pond.Read More


Rockets From Gaza Slam Into Homes

By JTA

A long-range Grad rocket fired from Gaza seriously damaged two houses in a southern Israeli city.Read More


Israel Cabinet Approves University in Settlement

By Haaretz

The Israeli government voted overwhelmingly in favor of recognizing the Ariel University Center of Samaria as an accredited university on Sunday.Read More


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