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Rival Rallies Planned on Protest Anniversary

By Haaretz

Organizers expect tens of thousands to take part in nationwide demonstrations on Saturday night to mark the first anniversary of last summer’s social justice protests. But despite efforts to project a unified front, organizers have failed to find a way to prevent two protest marches from taking place simultaneously in Tel Aviv.Read More

Israelis Form Anti-Immigrant Group

By Haaretz

Dozens of residents of south Tel Aviv and activists from other cities convened on Thursday to urge the government to deport all African migrants. But the organizers stressed that they oppose violence, deeming it both wrong and counterproductive.Read More

Iran Just Two Years From Bomb: Britain

By Haaretz

In an unusually frank briefing to senior British civil servants, Sir John Sawers, the chief of MI6, Britain’s foreign intelligence service said that British agents have been active against Iran’s nuclear program since 2008. Despite their efforts though, Sawers said that Iran would likely achieve nuclear capability by 2014.Read More

Romney Campaign: No Tisha B'Av Clash


The Romney campaign never planned a fundraiser in Jerusalem for the fast of Tisha b’Av, a senior campaign official said.Read More

Israeli Gets Prison for Organ Trafficking


An Israeli citizen living in New York was sentenced to prison for organ trafficking.Read More

Olmert Has No Plans for Return to Politics


Former Israeli Prime Minister Olmert, following his acquittal on the most serious corruption charges, said he does not intend to return to politics.Read More

Rabbis Urge Jews To Defy Circumcision Ruling


Europe’s main Orthodox rabbinical body is urging Jews in Germany to uphold the commandment to circumcise newborn sons, despite a court ruling in Germany that said circumcising young boys could be considered a criminal act.Read More

Claims Conference Sets $272M in New Spending


The Claims Conference board approved $272 million in new allocations for the next two fiscal years.Read More

Shrinking Palestinian Land Depicted in N.Y. Ad


Anti-Israel billboards showing a series of four maps to bolster claims that Israel has systematically confiscated land from the Palestinians have appeared at some New York train stations.Read More

African Couple Hurt in Jerusalem Arson Attack


Two African migrants were injured after a fire was allegedly set at the entrance to their Jerusalem apartment.Read More

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