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Hebron Settlers Given 24-Hour Ultimatum To Leave

By Haaretz

The IDF has issued an eviction order for settlers who took over a house in the Arab part of Hebron last week.Read More


Popular Haredi News Site Suspected of Extortion

By Haaretz

“This is going to be one of the biggest extortion scandals in the history of Israel,” a senior ultra-Orthodox figure told Haaretz Sunday, following the arrest of four directors of the popular Haredi website Behadrey Haredim.Read More


Mofaz: Top Goal Is To Topple Bibi

MK Shaul Mofaz, who won the Kadima primary last week, will be appointed on Monday as the new opposition head, replacing former Kadima Chairwoman Tzipi Livni.Read More


En Route to Western Wall, Man Attacked With Axe

By JTA

An ultra-Orthodox man on his way to the Western Wall for morning prayers was attacked by an axe-wielding Arab youth near the Damascus Gate.Read More


Jewish School Unwelcome in Texas League

By JTA

The Beren Academy Orthodox Jewish day school should never have been accepted to the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools, the association’s director told a Texas newspaper.Read More


Barghouti Placed in Solitary Over Uprising Call

By Haaretz

Imprisoned Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti who last week called on Palestinians to commence a popular uprising against Israel, has been placed in solitary confinement in Hadarim prison, and denied his rights to see visitors.Read More


British Theater Urged To Back Settlement Boycott

By JTA

Three dozen British directors, writers and actors called on Shakespeare’s Globe Theater in London to cancel an invitation to an Israeli theater company.Read More


Gravestone of Hitler's Parents Is Removed

By JTA

The gravestone of Adolf Hitler’s parents, which has become a shrine for neo-Nazis, was removed at the request of a relative.Read More


Iran-Backed Terror Group Plans Turkey Attacks

By JTA

A secret Iranian network of assassins is under orders to attack Jewish, Israeli and Western targets in Turkey, Sky News is reporting, citing intelligence sources.Read More


Norway Store Chain Dumps Settlement Products

By JTA

A major retail chain in Norway halted the sale of all “products originating from settlements in occupied territories,” including Ahava cosmetics.Read More





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