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Omaha Temple Starts Tri-Faith Campus

By JTA

A Reform congregation in Omaha, Neb., has broken ground on a new synagogue building as part of a tri-faith campus.Read More


Former Ramaz Nurse Can Sue Under Whistleblower Law

By JTA

A former school nurse at the Ramaz School in New York who says she was fired for reporting a possible case of child abuse can sue the school under the state’s whistleblower law.Read More


Test Question Withdrawn Amid Jewish Concerns

By JTA

An Ohio Graduation Test question that draws a direct correlation between the Holocaust and Arab resentment over the formation of the State of Israel was withdrawn for future tests.Read More


Obama Disputes Netanyahu's 'Freebie' Remark

By JTA

President Obama responded to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that world powers gave Iran a “freebie” by agreeing to hold more talks.Read More


IDF Officer Who Hit Activist Suspended

By JTA

A senior Israeli military officer caught on tape hitting an activist in the face with the butt of his rifle has been suspended pending the results of an investigation.Read More


Senior IDF Official Filmed Beating Activist

By Haaretz

A senior IDF officer was filmed hit a leftist activist in the face with an M-16 rifle on Saturday.Read More


Lawyers: Reinstate Demjanjuk's U.S. Citizenship

By JTA

Attorneys for convicted Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk, who died last month in Germany, have asked a U.S. appeals court to restore his citizenship.Read More


'Fly-In' Protesters Detained at Ben-Gurion Airport

By Haaretz

About 30 pro-Palestinian activists were held by security forces at Ben-Gurion Airport after arriving on a flight from Paris on Sunday, ahead of what Israel Police estimates will be hundreds of activists and protesters due to arrive as part of the “Welcome to Palestine” fly-in protest.Read More


Muslim Brotherhood Candidate Disqualified in Egypt

By Haaretz

Egypt’s election body disqualified 10 candidates from the presidential poll on Saturday evening, including former Intelligence Minister Omar Suleiman, the Muslim Brotherhood’s Khairat al-Shater and Salafi Hazem Abu Ismail, an official said.Read More


Israel-Bound Flights Canceled Amid 'Fly-In' Protest Plans

By Haaretz

More than 60 percent of the 1,500 pro-Palestinian activists due to arrive in Israel on Sunday to take part in a fly-in protest have received notifications from airlines that their flights were canceled, the spokesman for the “Welcome to Palestine” protest told Haaretz on Saturday.Read More





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