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Barnard College Cleared in Bias Case

By JTA

Barnard College was cleared of charges that a professor discriminated against an Orthodox Jewish student by steering her away from a class.Read More


In Debate, Perry Questions Turkey's Place in NATO

By Haaretz

Presidential hopeful Rick Perry questioned Turkey’s place in NATO, on Monday, claiming it is “being ruled by what many would perceive to be Islamic terrorists.”Read More


Report: Hamas Chief To Step Down After Election

By Haaretz

Khaled Meshal will step down as Hamas chief following an upcoming election to determine the group’s new political leader, a senior Hamas analyst said in an article that has been garnering much attention in the Arab media on Tuesday.Read More


Bibi: I'll Drive to Ramallah for Talks

By Haaretz

Israel is ready to negotiate with the Palestinians immediately and has given the Palestinians a position paper earlier this month containing 21 points on which there is domestic political consensus, as a prelude to potential talks, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told MKs yesterday.Read More


For Itamar Murders, Man Gets Five Life Sentences

By Haaretz

An Israel Defense Forces court sentenced a Palestinian man to five life sentences on Monday, after he was convicted of murdering five members of the Fogel family in the West Bank settlement of Itamar in 2011.Read More


Huntsman Quits Race, Goes With Romney

By JTA

Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman will endorse Mitt Romney for president.Read More


Sunday Times: Mossad Killed Nuclear Scientist

By Haaretz

The Sunday Times reported Monday that Mossad agents were behind last week’s assassination of an Iranian nuclear scientist.Read More


Brooklyn Police Hunt Anti-Semitic Vandals

By Forward Staff

New York police are reportedly hunting for anti-Semitic vandals who spray-painted swastikas and hateful messages in a Brooklyn neighborhood over the weekend.Read More


Ultra-Orthodox Battle Police in Beit Shemesh

By Haaretz

Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews scuffled with police, tossed stones and tried to block off roads in Beit Shemesh on Sunday, after six prominent members of the community were arrested earlier in the day on tax fraud and money laundering charges.Read More


Florida Family Funds Bibi's Election Campaign

By Haaretz

Members of a single American family have donated half of the NIS 330,000 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has raised for his Likud party primary campaign in the past few weeks. Four members of the Falic family from Florida are responsible for contributing some NIS 165,000, or about $45,000.Read More





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