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Jewish Groups Unhappy at Debt Deal Failure

By JTA

Several U.S. Jewish groups lamented the congressional supercommittee’s failure to achieve a deficit-reduction agreement, but expressed relief over outcomes they had feared being at least temporarily averted.Read More


Using One Arm, Giffords Serves Dinner to Troops

By Forward Staff

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords helped serve a Thanksgiving meal to service members and retirees at a military base in her hometown of Tucson, Ariz., news reports said.Read More


Tens of Thousands Join Protests in Cairo

By Haaretz

Tens of thousands of Egyptians flocked to Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday, to prepare for the biggest day of protests in a week of violence in which at least 41 people were killed.Read More


Sarkozy Tries To Mend Fences Over Israel

By JTA

French president Nicolas Sarkozy met with leaders of the Jewish umbrella group CRIF to reassure them of his support for Israel.Read More


Americans Celebrate Thanksgiving in Israel

By JTA

Several organizations in Israel held Thanksgiving dinner for American-born ‘lone soldiers.’Read More


Abbas and Hamas Leader Push Unity Agenda

By JTA

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal said they turned a “new page” in Palestinian unity after meeting in Cairo.Read More


Iran Claims 12 in CIA Spy Ring Arrested

By Haaretz

An Iranian official disclosed new details Thursday concerning the reporting exposure of a U.S. spy ring in the Islamic Republic, saying that Tehran arrested 12 CIA agents.Read More


Bibi Says Treaty With Egypt Good for Both

Israel and Egypt have a vested interest in maintaining their peace treaty, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday, adding that the 1979 agreement ensured stability in at the “heart” of the Middle East.Read More


Orthodox Activist Killed in Los Angeles Crash

By JTA

A Jewish activist in Los Angeles was killed and a local rabbi critically injured after they were hit by a car while walking home from morning prayer services.Read More


Lieberman: No Deal With Unity Government

By Haaretz

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Wednesday that if a future Palestinian unity government between Fatah and Hamas will not accept the principles outlined by the Mideast Quartet, such as the recognition of Israel, then Israel will not transfer it any funds.Read More





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