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Ex-CIA Chief Calls for Release of Pollard

By Haaretz

Convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard must be released, former CIA chief R. James Woolsey wrote in a letter to the editor sent to the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, arguing that one reason Pollard has remained in prison for as long as he has was that he was an American Jew.Read More


Online Anti-Semitism Doubles in Spain

By JTA

Online anti-Semitism in Spain doubled in volume last year, according to a Spanish Jewish community monitor.Read More


Israeli Reporter Cuts Deal in Documents Case

By Haaretz

The State Prosecutor’s Office reached a plea bargain with an Haaretz journalist Uri Blau, suspected of possessing classified Israel Defense Forces documents on Thursday, a little over a month after the state announced its intention to indict him.Read More


Africans Locked Up in Hospital Waiting Room

By Haaretz

A Ghanaian man who has lived in Israel for 14 years reported on Wednesday that he was forced to wait for a doctor for his sick baby while locked in a room at Dana Children’s Hospital in Tel Aviv.Read More


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


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