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Soldier Gets 45 Days for Killing Gaza Woman

By JTA

A former Israeli soldier was convicted under a plea bargain for a crime highlighted in the Goldstone report on the Gaza war.Read More


Jewish Hoops Coach Leads Russia to Bronze

By JTA

The Russian Olympic men’s basketball team, coached by Israeli-American David Blatt, took a bronze medal at the London games.Read More


Australian Radio Apologizes for Hitler Prank

By JTA

Australia’s public broadcaster apologized after a radio host asked his listeners to play a word association game involving Hitler and fan-forced ovens.Read More


Israel Tests Text-Message Emergency System

By JTA

Israel’s Home Front Command will on Sunday begin testing a text-message warning system to individual cell phones with alerts about impending missile attacks or other emergencies, sources from the Israel Defense Forces said. Officials expect the system to be operational by next month.Read More


Argentine Rabbi Quits Assembly

By JTA

The first rabbi to be elected a congressman in Latin America announced his resignation from the Rabbinical Assembly.Read More


Jewish Dems and GOP Trade Barbs on Ryan

By JTA

Partisan Jewish groups focused on Paul Ryan’s leading role in the budget stand-off in assessing Mitt Romney’s pick as running mate.Read More


Israel: Iran Has Made New Nuke Progress

By Haaretz

As the dispute between Israel and the Obama administration over how to address the Iranian nuclear threat rages, a senior Jerusalem official has said Iran has made significant progress in assembling a nuclear warhead.Read More


'Son of Sam' Speaks Out on Gun Violence

By Simi Lampert

It’s coming from an unlikely source, but the message of David Berkowitz is undeniably positive: society needs to take the “glory out of guns.”Read More


Bibi Wants U.N. Chief To Scrap Iran Visit

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday asked UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to cancel his plans to participate in a conference of the Non-Aligned Movement, schedule to take place in Tehran in late August.Read More


Sacramento Mulls Sister Pact With Israel City

By JTA

Both supporters and protestors are expected to pack next week’s Sacramento city council as it decides whether to become sister cities with Ashkelon, Israel.Read More


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