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Hitler Wanted To Spare Jewish WWI Veteran

By JTA

Adolf Hitler ordered that the Jewish commander of his army unit during World War I not be persecuted or deported, a German-Jewish publication reported.Read More


Calif. Teens Win Diller Tikkun Olam Awards

By JTA

Five California teenagers won Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards for their innovative social action projects.Read More


Ethiopian Jews Win Permission To Immigrate

By JTA

Israel’s government agreed to expedite the arrival of the final Ethiopian immigrants waiting to come to Israel.Read More


Crusaders' Gold Worth $100K Unearthed in Israel

By Haaretz

A gold cache, one of the largest ever found in Israel, was discovered last week in a dig in the Apollonia National Park, near Herzliya, heads of the archaeological project said.Read More


Jewish Boxer Retains Championship Belt

By JTA

Carolina Raquel Duer successfully defended her World Boxing Organization’s super flyweight champion title.Read More


Barney Frank Marries Longtime Partner

By JTA

U.S. Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) married his longtime partner Jim Ready.Read More


New Committee Will Write Israel Draft Law

By JTA

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Vice Premier Shaul Mofaz have agreed on the establishment of a team to write a law on equality in military and national service.Read More


Berlin Bar Honors Jewish Lawyers

By Haaretz

An agreement to probe the persecution of Jewish lawyers in Nazi Germany was signed last week by the bar associations of Tel Aviv and Berlin. The two groups resolved to research, document, exchange information and organize joint conferences on the subject, and to cooperate on human rights issues.Read More


Israeli Protest Demands Equal Service

By Haaretz

An estimated 20,000 people demonstrated in Tel Aviv to demand that ultra-Orthodox and Arab Israelis share the burden of national service.Read More


Bibi Wants Duelling Draft-Law Committees

By JTA

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Friday that he has ordered the formulation of two teams to examine universal draft alternatives.Read More


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