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Massive Crowd Gathers for Talmud Celebration

By JTA

Some 90,000 people packed MetLife Stadium to celebrate the completion of the page-a-day Talmud cycle in the largest-ever Siyum HaShas.Read More


Egypt's Morsi Denies Sending Friendly Letter

By JTA

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has denied sending a friendly letter to Israeli President Shimon Peres.Read More


Israeli Paper Plans Dozens of Layoffs

By JTA

One of Israel’s most prominent daily Hebrew newspapers, Yediot Aharonot, will lay off dozens of journalists.Read More


Jerusalem To Hold Gay Pride Parade

By JTA

Jerusalem will host its tenth annual gay pride parade, which will pass the spot where three parade participants were stabbed in 2005.Read More


Bill Highlights Plight of Jewish Refugees

By JTA

A bipartisan group of six Congress members is sponsoring a bill that would ensure recognition of the plight of 850,000 Jewish refugees displaced from Arab countries since Israel’s War of Independence in 1948.Read More


Bibi: Threats Not Working on Iran

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that U.S. statements of solidarity with Israel and its assurances that military strikes are still an option aren’t working to convince Iran that the West is “serious about stopping” the Islamic republic from developing nuclear weapons.Read More


Hebrew National Faces New Kosher Hearing

By JTA

A hearing on a motion to dismiss a consumer fraud case against the company that produces Hebrew National products has been scheduled for Nov. 30 in a federal court.Read More


Israeli Doubles Team Makes Quarters

By Haaretz

Israel’s Andy Ram and Yoni Erlich are into the quarterfinals of the men’s doubles tennis event at the London Olympics, after stunning the sixth-seeded pairing of Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka in three sets.Read More


Romney Launches Jewish Supporters Group

By JTA

Mitt Romney launched the “Jewish Americans for Romney” coalition and continued to defend his citation of culture to explain the economic disparity between Israelis and Palestinians.Read More


Hungarian Far-Rightist Quits Over Jewish Roots

By JTA

A Hungarian far-right lawmaker who recently declared he was Jewish has resigned from most of his positions within the Jobbik Party.Read More


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