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Retreating Dead Sea Poses Land Question

By Haaretz

The retreat of the Dead Sea is a problem not only for environmentalists, but for the Civil Administration’s legal experts who must establish who owns the land uncovered by the receding coastline.Read More


New York Federation Reaps Record $44 Million

By JTA

A record $44 million was pledged at the inaugural event of UJA-Federation of New York’s 2012 annual campaign.Read More


Circumcision Ban Ballot Fight Costs $100,000

By JTA

The successful fight to remove a circumcision ban from a San Francisco ballot cost the measure’s opponents nearly $100,000.Read More


Knesset May Limit Foreign NGO Funding

By JTA

A Knesset committee will vote on two bills imposing restrictions on foreign funding to nongovernmental organizations in Israel.Read More


Bibi: We Were Right on Iran

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on the international community to stop the Iranian race toward nuclear weapons on Wednesday, a day after the International Atomic Energy Agency released a report stating that Tehran had been working continuously to obtain a nuclear weapon since 2003.Read More


At Rabin Event, Peres Calls on Palestinians To Talk

By Haaretz

Middle East peace will be achieved with direct talks between Palestinians and Israel, not through unilateral action at the United Nations, President Peres said at the annual memorial commemorating the assassination of former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in Jerusalem.Read More


Voters Reject Curbs on Unions and Abortion

By Forward Staff

Voters turned back moves to limit union rights in Ohio and to further restrict abortion rights in Mississippi, both of which were seen as modest Democratic victories a year away from the 2012 general election.Read More


Sarkozy Reflects World's Frustration With Bibi

By Haaretz

If a remark by French President Nicolas Sarkozy publicized Tuesday is any indication, not much is left of what was once a strong friendship between himself and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, dating back to when both men were finance ministers.Read More


Continental Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Israel

By Haaretz

A Continental Airlines Boeing 777 aircraft made an emergency landing at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Wednesday after pilots noticed smoke coming from the baggage compartment after takeoff.Read More


Ahmadinejad Vows Iran Won't Retreat One 'Iota'

By Haaretz

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday that Iran won’t retreat “an iota” from its nuclear program and he strongly rejected a UN report claiming that Iran is seeking atomic weapons.Read More





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