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Jewish Team Falls Short in Texas Hoops Final

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The Robert M. Beren Academy of Houston lost 46-42 to Abilene Christian in the 2A private and parochial boys basketball state championship game.Read More


Israel Set To Raise Age of Marriage to 18

By Haaretz

The Knesset is expected to vote this week on two bills that would raise the legal age of marriage in Israel by a year to 18.Read More


Peres: Israel Will Defend Itself Against Iran Threat

By Haaretz

President Shimon Peres will meet with President Barack Obama in the U.S. capital on Sunday. Peres will also tell delegates of pro-Israel lobby AIPAC that Israel is not rushing into a war, but will defend itself if it has to.Read More


Yes! Jewish School Advances to Hoops Final

By JTA

After grabbing national headlines with its push for a pre-Shabbat starting time, the Robert M. Beren Academy of Houston registered a decisive 58-46 win over Dallas Covenant to secure a spot in the 2A private and parochial boys basketball state championship game.Read More


Many Non-Haredi Evade Israel Army Service

By Haaretz

Many of the participants in the army’s flagship program for drafting yeshiva students are not in fact ultra-Orthodox, a Haaretz investigation has found.Read More


Stronger Support on Right Wing for Settlements

By Haaretz

A document released by a rightist organization indicates a 50% rise in support for settlement building among right-wing Knesset members.Read More


87% of American Voters Say Iran Poses Threat

By JTA

A poll showed 87 percent of registered American voters believe that Iran’s suspected illegal nuclear weapons program is a threat to the United States.Read More


GOP Candidates Will Address AIPAC on Video

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Three of the four Republican presidential candidates will speak to the AIPAC conference by satellite on Super Tuesday.Read More


Chief Rabbi: Most Russian Jews Backing Putin

By Haaretz

Most of Russia’s Jews will likely vote for Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Sunday’s presidential elections, according to that country’s chief rabbi.Read More


Israel's Peres Hails Obama as a 'Great President'

By Haaretz

Israeli President Shimon Peres said that US President Barack Obama is “a great president and a great friend of Israel,” on Thursday. Peres said that the security cooperation between the US and Israel is “the best we’ve ever had” and that he has “the highest respect” for Obama for overseeing this relationship.Read More





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