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Jewish Agency Vandalized in St. Petersburg

By JTA

Anti-Semitic graffiti was painted on the Jewish Agency for Israel’s building in Saint Petersburg, Russia.Read More


West Bank Security Barrier Construction Resumes

By JTA

Construction will resume on Israel’s West Bank security fence, five years after it was halted due to budget shortfalls.Read More


Naomi Ragen Appeals Plagiarism Verdict

By Haaretz

Author Naomi Ragen has appealed to the Israeli Supreme Court against a judgment finding her guilty of plagiarism.Read More


Ex-CIA Chief Calls for Release of Pollard

By Haaretz

Convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard must be released, former CIA chief R. James Woolsey wrote in a letter to the editor sent to the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, arguing that one reason Pollard has remained in prison for as long as he has was that he was an American Jew.Read More


Online Anti-Semitism Doubles in Spain

By JTA

Online anti-Semitism in Spain doubled in volume last year, according to a Spanish Jewish community monitor.Read More


Israeli Reporter Cuts Deal in Documents Case

By Haaretz

The State Prosecutor’s Office reached a plea bargain with an Haaretz journalist Uri Blau, suspected of possessing classified Israel Defense Forces documents on Thursday, a little over a month after the state announced its intention to indict him.Read More


Africans Locked Up in Hospital Waiting Room

By Haaretz

A Ghanaian man who has lived in Israel for 14 years reported on Wednesday that he was forced to wait for a doctor for his sick baby while locked in a room at Dana Children’s Hospital in Tel Aviv.Read More


Netanyahu Struggles To Keep Coalition Together

By Haaretz

As Kadima MK Yohanan Plesner announced on Wednesday the recommendations of the committee he headed which examined alternatives for mandatory military or civilian service for ultra-Orthodox men and Israeli Arabs, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scrambled to find a formula that would keep his coalition together.Read More


Dovish Groups Say No to Divestment Push

By JTA

Left-leaning pro-Israel groups have called on the country’s largest Presbyterian Church to abandon plans to divest from three companies that it is says have resisted the request to stop providing services that aid Israel’s occupation of the West Bank.Read More


American College Heads Explore Israel Links

By JTA

A delegation of U.S. university presidents is in Israel to explore opportunities for academic and research collaboration.Read More


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