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No Gays in Army, Says Israeli Lawmaker

By JTA

An Israeli lawmaker said in an interview that the Israel Defense Forces should stop enlisting homosexuals.Read More


Reconsider Prosecution of Journalist: Press Group

By JTA

The International Press Institute has called on Israel’s attorney general to reconsider an indictment against an Israeli investigative reporter for acquiring classified documents.Read More


Tomb of 'Righteous' Pole Is Rededicated

By JTA

The tombstone of a Polish woman who saved a Jewish woman by hiding her in the roof of her barn for two years during the Holocaust was rededicated with a Talmudic inscription.Read More


Jewish Extremists Torch West Bank Mosque

By Haaretz

A mosque in the West Bank village of Jab’a, located south of Ramallah, was set on fire in a suspected “price tag” arson attack early Tuesday morning.Read More


Orthodox Concerns on Obama Birth-Control Plan

By JTA

The Orthodox Union in formal comments expressed its concerns on pending Obama administration regulations mandating employer-sponsored health plans for contraceptives and sterilization.Read More


Alice Walker Won't Release 'Color Purple' in Hebrew

By JTA

Alice Walker, author of “The Color Purple,” refused to authorize a Hebrew translation of her prize-winning work, citing what she called Israel’s “apartheid state.”Read More


Google's Eric Schmidt: Israel a Tech 'Miracle'

By Haaretz

Google chairman Eric Schmidt said on Monday that the company’s development centers in Israel are among the company’s most efficient and that Google is constantly expanding them.Read More


Palestinian Soccer Star To Be Freed From Detention

By Simi Lampert

Palestinian soccer star Mahmoud Sarsak, who was been jailed by Israel for nearly three years, is reportedly going to be released next month after agreeing to end a three-month hunger strike that attracted worldwide attention.Read More


Africans' Efforts To Convert Rejected by Israel

By Haaretz

All requests from refugees and illegal migrants from Africa to convert to Judaism have been rejected over the past year, according to a source in the Prime Minister’s Office.Read More


Neo-Nazis Grab 7% in Crucial Greek Vote

The neo-Nazi Golden Dawn Party defied predictions and won nearly 7 percent of the vote in the Greek national elections.Read More


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