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Gaza Truce Holds for Now

By Reuters

Palestinian militants held fire overnight on Thursday and Israel refrained from air strikes as an informal truce brokered by Egypt appeared to take hold following two days of violence along the Israel-Gaza border.Read More

Sudan Blames Israel for Arms Factory Attack


A Sudanese government minister threatened to strike Israel, and the country called on the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israel, over the bombing of a weapons factory in Khartoum.Read More

Israel Gets $4B in U.S. Loan Guarantees


The United States extended nearly $4 billion in loan guarantees to Israel through 2016.Read More

Activists Mount Protest at West Bank Supermarket


Some 100 Palestinians and international activists protesting in front of a supermarket in a West Bank settlement called for a boycott of settlement goods.Read More

Big Shake-Up at Kosher Food Giant


Empire Kosher Poultry Inc. fired its chief executive officer allegedly after the aborted acquisition of another kosher poultry firm.Read More

Dutch Prince Dedicates Jewish Quarter Center


The intended king of the Netherlands, Prince Willem-Alexander, officiated at the dedication of the new Jewish cultural quarter in Amsterdam.Read More

Israeli Astronaut's Name Dumped at Space Center


A space center that opened in the Arab-Israeli city of Taybeh was not named for the late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon following opposition from city residents.Read More

Terror Victims File $1B Suit Over Bank Transfers


The families of five of the students killed in the 2008 terrorist attack on the Mercaz Harav Yeshiva in Jerusalem have filed a $1 billion lawsuit against the Bank of China for making money transfers to Hamas.Read More

Strauss-Kahn Plots Comeback After Sex Woes

By Reuters

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief whose French presidential ambitions were shattered by a sex scandal last year, is making a comeback in business and at conferences.Read More

Jewish Schoolboy Beaten at Paris Bus Stop


Two men hit and threatened a Jewish schoolboy at a Paris bus stop, according to the security unit of France’s Jewish community, SPCJ.Read More

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