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Palestinians 'Guaranteed' Win in U.N. Bid

By Reuters

The Palestinians’ bid to upgrade their status at the United Nations would find majority support there but would not bring them closer to statehood and peace with Israel, Israel’s UN envoy said on Sunday.Read More


Thousands March in New Israel Protests

By Haaretz

Thousands of Israelis participated in two separate social protest rallies on Saturday, as one event represented a bid to unify the social protest movement and the movement for a universal IDF draft, with the other mostly comprised by social protest activists who disagreed with the unity attempt.Read More


Israel Social Protesters Vow 'All-Out War'

Thousands of Israelis are expected to participate in a series of social protests in Tel Aviv on Saturday, days after two streams within the larger social protest movement decided to join forces earlier in the week.Read More


Physics Prof Confirms Gift to J Street

By JTA

A physicist said he would probably donate part of the $3 million he won in a surprise award to J Street, the liberal pro-Israel group.Read More


German Rower Leaves Games Amid Neo-Nazi Flap

By JTA

A German Olympic rower has left the Olympic Village following claims that her boyfriend is a member of an extremist political party inspired by the Nazis.Read More


Palestinians Consider New Statehood Bid

By JTA

The Palestinian Authority is considering a bid in September to be a UN “non-member observer state.”Read More


Ahmadinejad Says Goal is Israel's 'Annihilation'

By JTA

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the objective of the world must be the “annihilation” of Israel.Read More


Jewish Rower Wins for New Zealand

By JTA

New Zealand won its first gold medal of the London Olympics when rowers Nathan Cohen and Joseph Sullivan took first place in the men’s double sculls event.Read More


Mt. Sinai Doctor Accused of Peeping Up Skirts

By Forward Staff

An award-winning surgeon at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital was charged with using a secret pen camera to take pictures up women’s skirts on the subway.Read More


French Jews Slam Pig-in-Mosque Desecration

By JTA

French Jewish leaders are calling the tossing of two pig heads into a mosque not far from Toulouse “an odious desecration.”Read More


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