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Olmert Has No Plans for Return to Politics

By JTA

Former Israeli Prime Minister Olmert, following his acquittal on the most serious corruption charges, said he does not intend to return to politics.Read More


Rabbis Urge Jews To Defy Circumcision Ruling

By JTA

Europe’s main Orthodox rabbinical body is urging Jews in Germany to uphold the commandment to circumcise newborn sons, despite a court ruling in Germany that said circumcising young boys could be considered a criminal act.Read More


Claims Conference Sets $272M in New Spending

By JTA

The Claims Conference board approved $272 million in new allocations for the next two fiscal years.Read More


Shrinking Palestinian Land Depicted in N.Y. Ad

By JTA

Anti-Israel billboards showing a series of four maps to bolster claims that Israel has systematically confiscated land from the Palestinians have appeared at some New York train stations.Read More


African Couple Hurt in Jerusalem Arson Attack

By JTA

Two African migrants were injured after a fire was allegedly set at the entrance to their Jerusalem apartment.Read More


Democratic Council Yanks Sheldon Adelson Petition

By JTA

The National Jewish Democratic Council, citing peace among Jewish groups, has taken down a petition calling on Republicans not to accept money from Sheldon Adelson.Read More


Berthe Meijer, 'After Anne Frank' Author, Dies

By JTA

Dutch Jewish author Berthe Meijer, who grew up in Anne Frank’s neighborhood and was imprisoned in Bergen-Belsen at the same time, has died.Read More


AIPAC Uses Instability in Egypt as Pitch

By JTA

AIPAC cited “lawlessness” in Egypt and the country’s election of an Islamist president in its latest fundraising appeal.Read More


Episcopal Church Calls for Two-State Solution

By JTA

The U.S.-based Episcopal Church adopted a resolution at its General Convention Assembly calling for “a negotiated two-state solution” and “positive investment” as responses to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.Read More


Roseanne Barr Run Nixed by Green Party

By Blair Thornburgh

Roseanne Barr, the Emmy-winning comedienne, Kabbalist, and self-proclaimed “People-ist” will not be appearing on the Green Party’s ballot this coming election, ABC News reports.Read More


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