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African Couple Hurt in Jerusalem Arson Attack

By JTA

Two African migrants were injured after a fire was allegedly set at the entrance to their Jerusalem apartment.Read More


Democratic Council Yanks Sheldon Adelson Petition

By JTA

The National Jewish Democratic Council, citing peace among Jewish groups, has taken down a petition calling on Republicans not to accept money from Sheldon Adelson.Read More


Berthe Meijer, 'After Anne Frank' Author, Dies

By JTA

Dutch Jewish author Berthe Meijer, who grew up in Anne Frank’s neighborhood and was imprisoned in Bergen-Belsen at the same time, has died.Read More


AIPAC Uses Instability in Egypt as Pitch

By JTA

AIPAC cited “lawlessness” in Egypt and the country’s election of an Islamist president in its latest fundraising appeal.Read More


Episcopal Church Calls for Two-State Solution

By JTA

The U.S.-based Episcopal Church adopted a resolution at its General Convention Assembly calling for “a negotiated two-state solution” and “positive investment” as responses to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.Read More


Roseanne Barr Run Nixed by Green Party

By Blair Thornburgh

Roseanne Barr, the Emmy-winning comedienne, Kabbalist, and self-proclaimed “People-ist” will not be appearing on the Green Party’s ballot this coming election, ABC News reports.Read More


Slain Terrorist Plotted Attack on London Jews

By JTA

Documents detailing a plot to attack Jewish neighborhoods in London were found on the body of an African leader of al-Qaida.Read More


Tel Aviv Mayor Makes World's Best List

By Haaretz

Mayor of Tel Aviv, Ron Huldai, may have lost (temporarily?) the support of his more radical and liberal constituents, following the heavy-handed way his municipal inspectors treated the new wave of social protestors in recent weeks, but at least on the pages of the Monocle, the international jet-set’s style bible, he is still one of the most inspiring city leaders on the globe.Read More


Romney Plans Fundraiser in Israel

By JTA

The Romney campaign has invited donors to a fundraiser in Israel.Read More


Jewish Leaders Join Minimum Wage Campaign

By Simi Lampert

Jewish clergy joined religious leaders of several faiths at a breakfast meeting to discuss the need for a higher minimum wage in New York.Read More


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