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Michigan Jewish Student's Mouth Stapled Shut

By JTA

A Jewish student at Michigan State University was attacked in what he is calling a hate crime at an-off campus party.Read More


Corrie Family: Ruling 'Bad Day' for Humanity

By JTA

The family of American pro-Palestinian activist Rachel Corrie expressed disappointment at an Israeli court decision that cleared the state of responsibility, calling it a “bad day” for humanity.Read More


Asher Lopatin Takes Over at YCT

By JTA

Rabbi Asher Lopatin of Chicago is set to succeed Rabbi Avi Weiss next year at the helm of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, the liberal Orthodox rabbinical school founded by Weiss.Read More


Wary of Orthodox, Bus Ads Omit All People

By Haaretz

In order to avoid any possibility of featuring women in ads and angering the ultra-Orthodox, the Egged bus company and the Canaan Media advertising company have decided to stop using any photos of people in Jerusalem bus ads.Read More


Hungary Rightists Use Anti-Semitic Slogans

By JTA

Demonstrators from the ultra-rightist Jobbik Party shouted anti-Semitic slogans during a demonstration in Budapest.Read More


Bibi's 'Arrogance' Pushed Ban Ki-Moon to Tehran

By Haaretz

The pressure exercised by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to cancel his trip to the Non-Aligned Movement meeting in Tehran apparently boomeranged. According to blogger Colum Lynch, who provides reports and analysis on the United Nations for the Foreign Policy website, the Prime Minister’s Office campaign only convinced Ban that it was vital for him to fly to Tehran and present a peace initiative related to the nuclear crisisRead More


QualComm Buys Israeli Chip Maker

By JTA

San Diego-based Qualcomm Inc. acquired the Israeli chip manufacturer start-up DesignArt Networks for more than $150 million.Read More


Indian Clothing Store Named for Hitler

By JTA

The owners of a men’s clothing store in the Indian state of Gujarat are being urged to change the name from Hitler.Read More


Hotelier Seeks To Make Amends for Anti-Semitism

By JTA

A Muslim hotel owner in Southern California condemned anti-Semitism and agreed to donate money to two pro-Israel groups in order to head off a protest rally.Read More


Illegal Settlers Get Sweet Housing Deal

By Haaretz

The state will subsidize rental costs for the mobile homes it will be providing to residents of the unauthorized West Bank outpost of Migron in their new temporary camp nearby. The renters will pay just NIS 11 per square meter per month, less than half of other rental housing in the area.Read More


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