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Gay Pride Hits Streets of Tel Aviv

By Haaretz

The city of Tel Aviv painted a downtown crosswalk on Rothschild Boulevard in rainbow colors to promote Gay Pride Day. The stunt attracted tons of attention online.Read More


Historian Arno Lustiger Dies at 88

By JTA

Arno Lustiger, a Holocaust survivor and historian who put a spotlight on Jewish resistance against the Nazis, has died.Read More


Catholic Sect Leader Brands Jews Antagonistic

By JTA

A bishop for a traditionalist Catholic breakaway group said the relationship between Jews and Christians is a fundamentally antagonistic one.Read More


Americans Angry Over Female Broadcast Limits

By Haaretz

Members of Israel’s Second Authority for Television and Radio have received hundreds of e-mails in the last 24 hours demanding an end to practice of “silencing women.”Read More


Ben-Ami: Politicians Fear Pro-Israel Intimidation

By Chemi Shalev (Haaretz)

Many American senators and congressmen “keep quiet” and refrain from criticizing Israeli policies because they “live in fear” and are “intimidated” by pro-Israeli groups such as the Emergency Committee for Israel (ECI), according to J Street founder and President Jeremy Ben-Ami.Read More


Florida Family Wins Judgment Against Iran, Syria

By JTA

The family of a Florida teenager killed in a Palestinian suicide bomb attack in Tel Aviv won a $323 million judgment in a U.S. court against Iran and Syria.Read More


Israeli Minister: Jail All African Migrants

By Haaretz

Israel’s Interior Minister Eli Yishai said on Wednesday that most of the migrants from Africa are engaged in criminal actions and should be placed in detention facilities. Yishai said that Israel is willing to provide financial assistance for migrants to leave.Read More


Woman Rabbi Seated on Israeli Religious Council

By JTA

A female Reform rabbi took her place on the religious council of Mevasseret Zion, a suburb of Jerusalem.Read More


Argentina Has Jewish President — for a Day

By JTA

For the first time, Argentina will have a Jewish president, at least temporarily.Read More


Lithuanians Scrap Event for Quisling Leader

By JTA

The Lithuanian University in Kaunas on Tuesday decided to cancel a commemorative conference planned for the “prime minister” of Lithuania’s 1941 Nazi puppet government.Read More





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