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Jewish Studies Poster Defaced at Indiana U.

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A Jewish studies poster in a lecture hall at Indiana University was defaced.Read More


Bibi Wants To 'Legalize' Illegal Settlements

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he will submit a plan to legalize several West Bank outposts and avoid the demolition of another.Read More


Netanyahu, Fayyad To Meet Next Week

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A Palestinian delegation headed by Prime Minister Salam Fayyad will arrive in Jerusalem next week to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli sources confirmed on Wednesday.Read More


Connecticut Condo Reverses Mezuzah Ban

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A Connecticut condominium association has reversed its decision to prohibit mezuzahs on the doorposts of residents’ apartments.Read More


Jewish Settlers Evicted From Hebron Home

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Jewish settlers were evicted from a home near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.Read More


Ethiopian Immigrants Ready for First Seders

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Ethiopian immigrants to Israel held model seders in absorption centers throughout the country in preparation for their first Passover in Israel.Read More


New York Raises Security Level for Passover

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The New York Police Department is increasing its security at synagogues and Jewish sites for Passover.Read More


Call for Probe of Brooklyn 'Discrimination'

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Twenty elected officials are demanding an investigation into allegations that female Jewish faculty and other academics suffered discrimination at Brooklyn College.Read More


Hebron Settlers Defy Order To Leave

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu requested a delay in the eviction of Jewish settlers who moved into an Arab-owned home near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.Read More


Obama Pays Tribute to Late Rebbe Schneerson

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President Obama underlined the accomplishments of the late Lubavitcher rebbe in his proclamation of Education and Sharing Day.Read More





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