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Europe and Israel Seal Open Skies Deal

By Haaretz

Israel and the European Union on Thursday concluded an aviation agreement that is aimed at reducing air fares to and from Israel, the EU said. The head of the Israel Civil Aviation Authority, Giora Rom, signed the deal after three days of negotiations with EU representatives.Read More


Israeli Occupation Saps Palestinian Economy

By Haaretz

The Israeli occupation of the West Bank robs the Palestinians of vital resources.Read More


Hundreds of Israelis March Against Iran War

Hundreds of Israelis marched in Tel Aviv on Saturday to protest against a possible Israeli strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities.Read More


Rabbi Hawks 'Chametz' Bread to Warren Buffet

By JTA

A Nebraska rabbi symbolically sold some leavened bread products to legendary investor Warren Buffet.Read More


Conservatives Refused Scroll for Mixed Service

By JTA

An Israeli hotel denied the use of a Torah scroll to a group that intended to use it in a mixed-gender service.Read More


Play About Holocaust Debuts in China

By JTA

A play about the 30,000 Jews sheltered by China during the Holocaust premiered in Shanghai.Read More


Valerie Jarrett Will Speak at J Street

By JTA

Valerie Jarrett, a top adviser to Barack Obama, is addressing the J Street conference.Read More


Israel Threatens To Quit U.N. Rights Panel

By JTA

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman reportedly said he might recall Israel’s ambassador to the U.N. Human Rights Council after the council voted 36-1 to to investigate the effects of Jewish settlements on Palestinians.Read More


Jewish Groups Oppose GOP Budget Plan

By JTA

Jewish groups are among dozens of religious denominations and organizations endorsing a “Faithful Budget” in opposition to the Republican budget proposal, which would cut Medicaid spending and disproportionately shift Medicare costs to fixed-income seniors.Read More


Europe Slaps New Sanctions on Assad, Family

By JTA

E.U. foreign ministers are slapping new sanctions on the wife of Syrian President Bashar Assad, three other Assad family members, and eight Syrian government ministers, according to reports.Read More





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