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New Jersey Rabbi Gets 5 Years for Scam

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Rabbi Eliyahu Ben Haim, a prominent New Jersey spiritual leader, was sentenced to five years in prison for money laundering.Read More


Police Admit Trouble Reining In Extremists

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Israel Police has been unsuccessful in running its agents in the West Bank, a senior police officer said Thursday, adding that officers have been struggling to gather evidence on crimes committed by right-wing activists.Read More


IDF Expels Jewish Extremists From West Bank

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The Israel Defense Forces announced the temporary expulsion of 12 right-wing extremists from the West Bank on Thursday over suspicions they orchestrated and executed clandestine violent attacks against Palestinians.Read More


Police Struggles To Control Law-Breaking Settlers

Israel Police has been unsuccessful in running its agents in the West Bank, a senior police officer said Thursday, adding that officers have been struggling to gather evidence on crimes committed by right-wing activists.Read More


Santorum Camp Hopeful, as Bachmann Ends Bid

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Michelle Bachman officially called off her White House bid on Wednesday, after taking sixth place in Tuesday’s Iowa caucus.Read More


Olmert Indicted in 'Holyland' Bribery Case

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Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and 17 others were indicted on Thursday in the so-called Holyland case, for allegedly giving or receiving bribes to advance various real estate ventures.Read More


Female Singing Has Air Force Rabbi in Trouble

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Chief IDF Rabbi Brigadier-General Rafi Peretz called on Lieutenant Colonel Ram Moshe Ravad to leave his post as Chief Rabbi of the Israel Air Force, in the wake of recent controversy surrounding sensitivity toward religious soldiers.Read More


Polish Museum To Display Lego Concentration Camp

By JTA

A Lego Nazi concentration camp slammed for trivializing the Holocaust was purchased by the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw.Read More


Bachmann Drops Out After Iowa Flop

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Michele Bachmann pulled out of the race for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination after finishing sixth in the Iowa caucuses.Read More


'Israeli Rosa Parks' Gets Death Threats

By Haaretz

Tanya Rosenbilt, the Israeli woman who refused to move to the back of the bus when told to do so by an ultra-Orthodox male passenger last month, said Wednesday that she had received several death threats.Read More





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