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'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


Israeli, Palestinian Negotiators To Reconvene

By JTA

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met face to face for the first time in more than a year and agreed to meet again.Read More


Romney Edges Santorum By 8 Votes in Iowa

By JTA

Mitt Romney, above, won the Iowa Republican caucuses with only eight votes separating him from Rick Santorum, whose rise in the polls has been the biggest surprise in the run up to the caucus.Read More


Santorum and Romney Locked in Tight Iowa Race

By JTA

The Iowa Republican caucus is shaping up as a close three-way race between Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul.Read More


White Supremacist Targeted ADL's Foxman

By JTA

A white supremacist who was arrested after informing his wife that he planned to kill Jews and blacks may have had plans to target the leader of the Anti-Defamation League, the FBI said.Read More


Wiesel Calls Holocaust Imagery 'Vile Sight'

By Haaretz

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel severely criticized a recent ultra-Orthodox protest that employed Holocaust imagery on Monday, calling it a “vile sight.”Read More


Barghouti Declares Peace Process 'Dead'

By Haaretz

The Palestinian Authority should cease peace negotiations with Israel and concentrate on popular struggle and efforts to achieve membership in the United Nations, imprisoned Fatah strongman Marwan Barghouti said on Tuesday, adding that it was useless to breathe life into a “dead body.”Read More


Abbas Warns of New Measures if Talks Fail

By Haaretz

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas threatened Tuesday to take “new measures” against Israel attempts to renew Mideast peace talks fail, as meeting between chief Israeli and Palestinian negotiators commences in Amman.Read More


Haredi Site Depicts Police Chief as Hitler

By Haaretz

Ultra-Orthodox Jews of the Meah She’arim neighborhood took protests up a notch Monday when they posted images of Jerusalem District Commander Niso Shaham characterized as Adolf Hitler onto the Internet. Accompanying the images of Shaham, dressed in SS uniform, was a caption that read “Adolf Niso Shaham — mass murderer.”Read More


Jerzy Kluger, Pope's Jewish Confidant, Dies

By JTA

Jerzy Kluger, a Polish-born Jew who was a lifelong friend of the late Pope John Paul II, has died in Rome at 90.Read More





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