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Israeli Officer Suspended for Firing on Palestinians

By JTA

An Israeli army officer was suspended for firing on Palestinians throwing stones at a demonstration.Read More


Israeli Irrigation Expert Wins World Food Prize

By JTA

An Israeli scientist was awarded the prestigious World Food Prize, becoming the first Israeli to receive the award.Read More


Bipartisan Push Aims for Pollard's Release

By JTA

Congressional Democrats and Republicans are joining forces for the first time in an effort to secure Jonathan Pollard’s release.Read More


Reform Leader Bounced From Knesset Debate

By JTA

The head of the Reform movement in Israel was ejected from a discussion on state funding for non-Orthodox rabbis.Read More


Gay Soldiers' Pic Causes Tiff in Israel

By JTA

A photo posted on the Israel Defense Forces website in honor of Pride Month, showing two male soldiers in uniform holding hands, has caused a stir.Read More


Charles Hynes Meets With Jewish Leaders

By JTA

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes held a closed-door meeting with members of the Jewish community.Read More


Romney Was Distant Figure, Mass. Jews Recall

By Haaretz

Massachusetts Jews recall Mitt Romney as a distant figure. His main interaction came when he pushed for his now-controversial healthcare reform plan.Read More


Israel Protest Leaders Questioned by Police

By Haaretz

Several leaders of last summer’s social protests have been called in for interviews at police stations around the country, in what officials said was an attempt to better prepare its forces for the reprise of demonstrations this summer.Read More


Diva Thrust Into Starring Role at Masada

By JTA

An Israeli understudy for the role of Carmen, in the opera being performed at the foot of Masada, was thrust on stage opening night after the star last her voice in the dry desert air.Read More


'No Anti-Semitism' Here, Mayor of Lvov Claims

By JTA

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has strongly condemned a statement by the mayor of Lviv, Ukraine, in which he said that in his city “there has never been anti-Semitism and there will never be.”Read More


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