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Nearly Half of Americans Back Strike on Iran: Poll

By JTA

A poll showed that nearly half of likely voters believed the United States should use military force to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon.Read More


Asher Grunis Named Israel's Top Judge

By Haaretz

The Knesset’s Judicial Selection Committee approved Justice Asher Grunis as the new Supreme Court President on Friday, after the veteran judge stood at heart of a months-long political storm.Read More


Larry Greenfield Named New Head of JINSA

By JTA

Larry Greenfield, a longtime Republican Jewish activist, was named national executive director of the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs in Washington.Read More


Journalist Double Dips as Bibi Speechwriter

By JTA

A columnist for casino mogul Sheldon Adelson’s Israeli newspaper is also receiving a salary from the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office for speechwriting and other services, according to an Israeli television station.Read More


Hebrew-Language Charter School Approved in D.C.

By JTA

The application for a proposed Hebrew-language charter school was accepted by the District of Columbia Public Charter School board.Read More


Report: Mossad Is Training Iranian Dissidents

By Haaretz

Mossad officials are training Iranian dissident activists to assassinate Iranian nuclear scientists, a NBC News report citing U.S. officials said on Thursday. The report noted, however, that Washington was not directly involved in the alleged attacks.Read More


Gilad Shalit's Family Honored at Paris Gala

By JTA

Former captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit and his parents met with French President Nicolas Sarkozy at the presidential palace in Paris.Read More


Napolitano: No Imminent Threat to Jewish Groups

By JTA

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and top U.S. security officials told Jewish community leaders there is no imminent threat of an attack on Jewish targets in the United States.Read More


Sperm Bank Wants Donations from IDF Vets

By Haaretz

The Health Ministry has yet to issue updated regulations governing the collection or use of sperm donations in Israel, even though the state comptroller called for such rules in 2007.Read More


On Iran, How Much Light Between the U.S. and Israel?

By Haaretz

Differences between Israel and the U.S. over Iran are currently focused on what Defense Minister Ehud Barak has coined the “zone of immunity” of Iran’s nuclear program, the New York Times reported on Thursday.Read More





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