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Obama Touts Support From Israelis in New Video

By JTA

President Obama’s reelection campaign unveiled a video featuring testimonials from Israeli leaders a day after he raised $500,000 from Jewish donors.Read More


Newsletter Blurs Face of Itamar Murder Victim

By Haaretz

A religious-Zionist Jewish studies center this week published a photograph of the members of the Fogel family who were murdered last March in the settlement of Itamar, but blurred the face of the mother for modesty reasons.Read More


Nuclear Watchdogs Returning to Iran

By JTA

Renewed contacts with Iran will be aimed at substantiating suspicions that it is developing a nuclear weapons, the top nuclear watchdog said.Read More


Jewish Values Dipped After Visits to Death Camp: Study

By Haaretz

The Israel Defense Forces has been “stunned” by the findings of a new study which says an officers’ visitation program to Nazi death camps, meant to reinforce Jewish and national values, has had the opposite effect on up to 20 percent of the soldiers.Read More


Top U.S. General Visits Israel Amid Iran Tension

By Haaretz

The Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, visited the IDF headquarters in Tel Aviv on Friday and met with Israeli officials, including Defense Minister Ehud Barak and Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz.Read More


70 Years Since Nazi 'Final Solution' Meeting

By Haaretz

Over 70 parliamentarians from across Europe will gather in Brussels on Friday to mark the anniversary of the Wannsee Conference, a pivotal moment in Holocaust history.Read More


Netanyahu Chooses AIPAC Over Africa Trip

By Haaretz

After the Prime Minister’s Office loudly trumpeted that Benjamin Netanyahu would embark at the end of February on an historic visit to Kenya and Uganda, it seems that this endeavor has been buried with barely a whimper.Read More


Cubans Say They Want To Resolve Gross Issue

By JTA

Jailed American Jewish contractor Alan Gross visited Cuba at least five times in one year to set up wireless Internet connections, according to a report citing leaked court documents.Read More


Santorum Claims Belated Win in Iowa

By Forward Staff

Republican Rick Santorum claimed a delayed-reaction victory after a final count showed him ahead of frontrunner Mitt Romney by 34 votes.Read More


Bibi Denies Calling Haaretz and Times 'Enemies'

By JTA

The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office denied that Benjamin Netanyahu told the editor of The Jerusalem Post that Israel’s two greatest enemies are The New York Times and Haaretz.Read More





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