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Google Sued Over 'Jewish or Not?' Searches

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A French anti-discrimination group is taking Google to court for offering to search if celebrities are Jewish.Read More


Newsman Reports Bogus Disney Abduction Story

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An Israeli reporter was suspended after reporting on an unfounded story that an Israeli girl was briefly abducted at Disney World in Orlando.Read More


Delmon Young Suspended for Week Over Brawl

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Delmon Young, the Detroit Tigers outfielder who was arrested in New York for allegedly attacking a group of men and making anti-Semitic remarks, was suspended without pay for seven daysRead More


Abbas: 'I Choose Bibi as My Partner for Peace'

By Haaretz

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told the Tunisian parliament on Monday, “I choose you [Benjamin] Netanyahu as my partner for peace. With whom else can I make peace?”Read More


Olmert: U.S., Not Israel, Should Lead Iran Strike

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Israel could take part in a possible military strike on Iran, but should not lead it, former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told CNN on Monday, saying that military action should take place only as if all other efforts fail.Read More


Teacher Arrested After Holocaust Lesson Goes Awry

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A South Carolina teacher has been arrested on charges of assault and battery after trying to make a point during a lesson on the Holocaust.Read More


Kadima's Livni Resigns From the Knesset

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Former opposition leader Tzipi Livni resigned from Israel’s Knesset.Read More


Israel Ridicules U.N. Putting It on Abuser List

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Israel’s Foreign Ministry criticized as “absurd” the country’s inclusion on a list of countries that restricts the activities of human rights and advocacy groups.Read More


Bahrain Appoints Jewish Woman to Top Post

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The legislature in Bahrain has appointed a Jewish female parliamentarian to serve as deputy chairwoman of the foreign affairs, defense and national security committee.Read More


Bibi Eulogizes Father as Hero of Zionism

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu eulogized his father, Ben-Zion Netanyahu, at a funeral in Jerusalem. He called him a proud servant of the Jewish people.Read More





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  • "It pains and shocks me to say this, but here goes: My father was right all along. He always told me, as I spouted liberal talking points at the Shabbos table and challenged his hawkish views on Israel and the Palestinians to his unending chagrin, that I would one day change my tune." Have you had a similar experience?
  • "'What’s this, mommy?' she asked, while pulling at the purple sleeve to unwrap this mysterious little gift mom keeps hidden in the inside pocket of her bag. Oh boy, how do I answer?"
  • "I fear that we are witnessing the end of politics in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. I see no possibility for resolution right now. I look into the future and see only a void." What do you think?
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  • "We will do what we must to protect our people. We have that right. We are not less deserving of life and quiet than anyone else. No more apologies."
  • "Woody Allen should have quit while he was ahead." Ezra Glinter's review of "Magic in the Moonlight": http://jd.fo/f4Q1Q
  • Jon Stewart responds to his critics: “Look, obviously there are many strong opinions on this. But just merely mentioning Israel or questioning in any way the effectiveness or humanity of Israel’s policies is not the same thing as being pro-Hamas.”
  • "My bat mitzvah party took place in our living room. There were only a few Jewish kids there, and only one from my Sunday school class. She sat in the corner, wearing the right clothes, asking her mom when they could go." The latest in our Promised Lands series — what state should we visit next?
  • Former Israeli National Security Advisor Yaakov Amidror: “A cease-fire will mean that anytime Hamas wants to fight it can. Occupation of Gaza will bring longer-term quiet, but the price will be very high.” What do you think?
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