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Israeli Universities File Against West Bank College

By JTA

Israel’s seven universities have asked the country’s Supreme Court to reverse a decision to make the Ariel University Center in the West Bank a full-fledged university.Read More


'Israel and U.S. See Iran Threat Differently'

By JTA

Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Israel is facing an “existential” threat from Iran that the United States does not view with the same urgency.Read More


Congressman’s Midnight Swim Sparked FBI Probe

By Nathan Guttman

A Republican congressman’s late night skinny dip in Israel’s Sea of Galilee in the company of other members and congressional staff during an official visit came under FBI scrutiny last year, it was disclosed Sunday.Read More


Mofaz Demands Clarifications from Netanyahu on Iran

By Haaretz

Israel’s opposition head Shaul Mofaz sent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a letter on Monday demanding an urgent meeting on the Iranian issue. “I ask that this meeting be convened without delay, and address your intention to lead Israel to war,” Mofaz wrote. According to law, the prime minister must brief the opposition head on a monthly basis.Read More


After Attack, Iron Dome Deployed Near Eilat

By JTA

Israel installed an Iron Dome anti-missile system battery outside of Eilat days after a long-range rocket attack on the city.Read More


4 Minors Arrested for Lynching in Jerusalem

After initially treating the event as a brawl, police on Sunday for the first time referred to the attack on Palestinian youths by dozens of Jewish teens in Jerusalem early last Friday as a “lynching.”Read More


Fear of War with Iran Impeding Aliyah

By JTA

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky said the fear of a war with Iran has caused Jews in the Diaspora to delay their aliyah plans.Read More


Canada's Largest Protestant Church OK's BDS

By JTA

Canada’s largest Protestant church has voted to boycott goods from Israel’s Jewish settlements.Read More


Settler Attacks on Palestinians Called 'Terror'

By Haaretz

Vice Prime Minister and Strategic Affairs Minister Moshe Ya’alon said on Sunday that the fire-bomb attack on a Palestinian taxi on Thursday, in which six people were wounded, was “a terrorist attack.”Read More


Iran Escalates Anti-Israel Rhetoric

By Haaretz

Escalating Israeli rhetoric regarding a possible strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities was answered this weekend by even cruder threats from Iran and Hezbollah. The Iranians have always marked their version of Jerusalem Day, which fell on Friday, with warlike declarations, but this time they raised the volume a bit.Read More


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