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Rabbi Blasts Dutch Leader Over Kosher Slaughter

By JTA

Israel’s chief Ashkenazi rabbi warned Dutch politician Geert Wilders that attempts to ban ritual slaughter will eventually force Jews to leave the Netherlands.Read More


Republican Jews Happy With Plank on Israel

By JTA

The Republican Jewish Coalition praised the Republican Party platform, focusing particularly on its Israel planks and noting the document’s endorsement of two states for Israelis and Palestinians.Read More


Illegal Migron Settlers Get Reprieve Again

By JTA

The Migron outpost in the West Bank was not evacuated as scheduled.Read More


Aly Raisman Headed for Jewish Sports Hall

By JTA

Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Aly Raisman will be inducted into The National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame & Museum.Read More


Bulgaria Bomb Victims' Families Hold Ceremony

By JTA

The families of the Israelis killed in a terror attack at the airport in Burgas, Bulgaria, attended a ceremony for the victims.Read More


Bitterlemons Online Project Closes

By JTA

Bitterlemons, a joint Palestinian-Israeli Internet effort to promote an exchange of views about the Israeli-Arab conflict and other Middle East issues, is closing.Read More


Gilad Shalit Marks First Birthday Since Release

By JTA

Gilad Shalit marked his first birthday since being freed from Hamas captivity.Read More


France Opens Murder Probe Into Arafat's Death

By Haaretz

French prosecutors have launched a formal murder investigation into the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in 2004, AFP news agency reported Tuesday.Read More


Hawaii's Largest Temple Beset by Infighting

By JTA

Hawaii’s largest temple, beset by synagogue politics that spurred a violent incident and allegations of “Nazi-like propaganda,” cemented the ouster of its rabbi with the election of a new board.Read More


Masked Men Attack West Bank Shepherd

By Haaretz

Two masked men attacked and wounded Ismail Adara, a 67-year-old Palestinian shepherd on Monday, in the cave village of Bir al Eid in the South Hebron hills, as he was grazing his flock near the village. He was rushed to hospital in Hebron with wounds in the neck and fingers, and with possible head fractures.Read More


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