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Kosher Florida Cafe Attacked by Vandals

By JTA

A new kosher restaurant in Florida owned and managed by Israelis has received anti-Semitic hate mail and graffiti for the last month.Read More


Israel Hopes To Mute Call to Prayer

By Haaretz

Israel’s Civil Administration in the West Bank is looking into ways to use technology to mute the sound volume of electronically amplified muezzin calls in mosques.Read More


5,000 Ethiopians Protest Racism in Israel

By Haaretz

A crowd of 5,000 turned out in Jerusalem to protest racism against the Ethiopian minority in Israel. The rally was one of the biggest in the community’s history.Read More


Wallenberg Honored on Centenary of Birth

By JTA

Ceremonies in Budapest inaugurated Raoul Wallenberg Year, a series of events marking the centennial of the birth of the Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust.Read More


White House Sees Progress in Peace Talks

By JTA

The Obama administration heralded progress in Israeli-Palestinian talks held under Jordanian auspices.Read More


Barak: Decision on Iran Attack 'Very Far Off'

By Forward Staff and Haaretz

Defense Minister Ehud Barak said the decision about whether Israel would attack Iran’s nuclear program remained “very far off.”Read More


NY Archbishop Dolan Is Headed to Israel

By Forward Staff

Archbishop Timothy Dolan will be traveling to Israel next week.Read More


Gay Israeli's Partner Refused Citizenship

By Haaretz

An Interior Ministry regulation prevents the same-sex partners of Israeli citizens from receiving Israeli citizenship. The ministry’s Population Registry tells the couples they will have to settle for permanent residency status only.Read More


Obama May Have To Pick: Meet Peres or Bibi

By Haaretz

America’s Republicans aren’t the only ones racing for the White House. Soon they may be joined by Israel’s president and prime minister.Read More


Abbas Meets Lauder and Latin Jewish Leader

By JTA

The presidents of the World Jewish Congress and Latin American Jewish Congress expressed hope for progress in Middle East peace at a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.Read More





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