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Netanyahu Struggles To Keep Coalition Together

By Haaretz

As Kadima MK Yohanan Plesner announced on Wednesday the recommendations of the committee he headed which examined alternatives for mandatory military or civilian service for ultra-Orthodox men and Israeli Arabs, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scrambled to find a formula that would keep his coalition together.Read More


Dovish Groups Say No to Divestment Push

By JTA

Left-leaning pro-Israel groups have called on the country’s largest Presbyterian Church to abandon plans to divest from three companies that it is says have resisted the request to stop providing services that aid Israel’s occupation of the West Bank.Read More


American College Heads Explore Israel Links

By JTA

A delegation of U.S. university presidents is in Israel to explore opportunities for academic and research collaboration.Read More


Yasser Arafat's Body May Be Exhumed

By JTA

Former Palestinian Authority head Yasser Arafat may have died of radioactive poisoning, Al Jazeera is reporting.Read More


Rabin's Assassin Moved From Solitary

By Haaretz

Yigal Amir, who is serving a life sentence for the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, will serve out his prison sentence amongst the general prison population.Read More


Happy Birthday, America!

By JTA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in an Independence Day message that he “appreciate(s) deeply all that America has done for Israel.”Read More


Argentine Jewish Village Nominated as Historic Site

By JTA

The Simon Wiesenthal Center submitted the Argentinean Jewish settlement of Moises Ville for inscription as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Read More


Jewish Republicans Go to Israel To Campaign

By JTA

The Republican Jewish Coalition is sending two of its top officials to Israel to rally for expatriate votes.Read More


Orthodox Activist Sues Over Alleged Abuse

By Simi Lampert

Orthodox gay activist Chaim Levin is reportedly suing a cousin for abusing him over a period of three years, starting when he was just six years old.Read More


Messianic Group Targets Big City Jews

By Simi Lampert

The Messianic group Israel Restoration Ministries, a California-based group devoted to proselytizing to Jews, has embarked on a summer campaign, the Baltimore Jewish Times reports.Read More





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