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Double Agent Drama Could Lead to Charges

By Haaretz

Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein is due to announce a decision soon to close a case involving accusations by an ex-Mossad chief that a former head of Military Intelligence leaked the true identity of an alleged Egyptian double-agent. The agent’s warnings in 1973 of the impending Yom Kippur War spurred Israel’s government to take defensive action.Read More


Israeli Sperm Declines in Quality: Report

By Haaretz

A study conducted at the Hadassah University Hospital-Mt. Scopus, which found a 15-year decline in the quality of semen donated by Israeli sperm donors.Read More


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


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