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Maccabiah Hoops Coach Fired by Virginia Tech

Seth Greenberg, who will coach the U.S. men’s basketball team at the 2013 Maccabiah Games, was fired by Virginia Tech.Read More


Baltimore Shomrim Suspects Want Trial Moved

By JTA

Lawyers for two Baltimore Jewish brothers accused of beating a black teenager requested that the trial be moved out of the city because of perceived similarities between the case and the death of Trayvon Martin.Read More


El Al Mulls Split Into Two Carriers

By Haaretz

El Al Israel Airlines is considering splitting into two companies as part of a new strategic plan - a low-cost carrier and a premium carrier.Read More


Many in Hollywood Remain Loyal to Mel Gibson

By Dana Kennedy (JTA)

Jews run Hollywood, the old cliche goes. So an outsider might find it strange that one of Hollywood’s biggest studios, Warner Bros., agreed to make a movie about one of the Jewish world’s greatest heroes with a star known for going on anti-Semitic tirades.Read More


Druze Professor Named Israel's New Zealand Envoy

By JTA

A Druze professor was appointed Israel’s chief diplomat in New Zealand.Read More


Israel Legalizes Three Outposts

By JTA

A special government committee legalized three outposts and said it will ask the Supreme Court to delay the evacuation of the Ulpana neighborhood of the Beit El settlement.Read More


Hamas Picks Haniyeh To Head Gaza Politburo

By Haaretz

Hamas recently held secret elections for the leadership of the organization’s Gaza political bureau, officials in the militant group told Haaretz. According to the officials, Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh won the race by a significant margin.Read More


Company Apologizes for 'Holocaust' T-Shirt

By JTA

A Danish fashion company has apologized for a T-shirt featuring a six-pointed star after critics complained it evoked the Star of David that the Nazis forced Jews to wear.Read More


Israel Asks Court To Delay Settlement Evictions

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and a panel of ministers decided on Monday night to instruct the State Prosecution to ask the High Court of Justice for another extension for the eviction of the Ulpana neighborhood in Beit El, after a previous attempt to delay the evacuation of five buildings in a West Bank settlement failed.Read More


Congress Wants $680 Million for Iron Dome

By JTA

The House Armed Services Committee reportedly is proposing $680 million in additional funds for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system.Read More





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