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U.S. Diplomat Assures Egypt on Aid

By JTA

On his way to another round in the U.S.-Israel strategic dialogue, deputy U.S. Secretary of State, William Burns met with the new Egyptian president and said the United States was “fully committed” to assistance for Egypt.Read More


White House Blasts Israeli Report on Occupation

By JTA

The Obama administration criticized an Israeli panel finding that West Bank settlements are legal under international law.Read More


Polish Righteous Gentiles Honored by Israel

By JTA

At twin ceremonies Israel honored non-Jewish Poles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust and who have preserved Jewish memory since World War II.Read More


Shelley Berkley Probed Over Kidney Program

By JTA

The U.S. House of Representatives Ethics Committee launched an investigation into pro-Israel Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-Nev.), potentially complicating her bid for the U.S. Senate.Read More


Jews' 'Ethnic' Category Scrapped for Testing

By Haaretz

Jews should no longer be categorized by their ethnic origin when being tested for hereditary conditions, says the Health Ministry. The mixing of Jewish communities - mixed heritage - has rendered such categorization pointless, the ministry’s community genetics department says.Read More


Ehud Olmert Cleared in Graft Case

By JTA

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was exonerated on corruption charges which prompted his resignation from office four years ago.Read More


80,000 More Holocaust Victims To Get Payments

By JTA

Germany has agreed to provide restitution payments to an additional 80,000 Jews in what Claims Conference officials are describing as a historic breakthrough.Read More


Abbas Wants Sweeter Prisoner Deal for Talks

By Haaretz

A Palestinian minister said on Monday evening that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has rejected an offer by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to release security prisoners in exchange for the renewal of peace talks.Read More


Group of Jewish Diners Abused in Krakow

By JTA

A group of Jews patronizing a restaurant in Krakow said they were verbally and physically attacked by waiters.Read More


Toulouse Victims Hope To Block Killer's Tape

By JTA

Relatives of the victims of Toulouse killer Mohammed Merah will seek to prevent the media from broadcasting recordings of the late French Muslim gunman.Read More


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