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Olmert: U.S., Not Israel, Should Lead Iran Strike

By Haaretz

Israel could take part in a possible military strike on Iran, but should not lead it, former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told CNN on Monday, saying that military action should take place only as if all other efforts fail.Read More


Teacher Arrested After Holocaust Lesson Goes Awry

By JTA

A South Carolina teacher has been arrested on charges of assault and battery after trying to make a point during a lesson on the Holocaust.Read More


Kadima's Livni Resigns From the Knesset

By JTA

Former opposition leader Tzipi Livni resigned from Israel’s Knesset.Read More


Israel Ridicules U.N. Putting It on Abuser List

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Israel’s Foreign Ministry criticized as “absurd” the country’s inclusion on a list of countries that restricts the activities of human rights and advocacy groups.Read More


Bahrain Appoints Jewish Woman to Top Post

By JTA

The legislature in Bahrain has appointed a Jewish female parliamentarian to serve as deputy chairwoman of the foreign affairs, defense and national security committee.Read More


Bibi Eulogizes Father as Hero of Zionism

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu eulogized his father, Ben-Zion Netanyahu, at a funeral in Jerusalem. He called him a proud servant of the Jewish people.Read More


Netanyahu Poised for Early Israel Election

By JTA

Israeli elections are likely to come a year earlier than scheduled.Read More


British Unions Block Israeli Expert's Appearance

By Haaretz

A master-class on conflict resolution that was set to be given by an Israeli lecturer in Manchester next week was canceled by the British National Health Service, after trade union members who were to take part in the class objected to participating in a workshop with an Israeli expert.Read More


Egypt Candidate Says Camp David Is 'Buried'

By Haaretz

The leading candidate in Egypt’s presidential race said on Sunday that the Camp David Accords should be consigned to the shelves of history, describing the agreement as “dead and buried.”Read More


Obama's Jewish Support Rises Sharply: Poll

By JTA

President Obama enjoys the support of three-fifths of American Jews, according to the latest American Jewish Committee survey, a significant improvement over where he stood half a year ago in the organization’s polling.Read More





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