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Cuba: Alan Gross Has Received Perks

By JTA

The daughter of Cuban head of state Raul Castro said that jailed American Alan Gross “has been granted everything that he’s asked for.”Read More


Illegal Immigrants Face Longer Israeli Detention

By Haaretz

A law granting Israeli authorities the power to detain illegal migrants for up to three years came into effect on Sunday, in the wake of widening public controversy over the influx of African migrants who cross into Israel along its border with Egypt.Read More


Some Illegal Settlement Buildings To Be Moved

By JTA

Five apartment buildings in the Ulpana neighborhood on the outskirts of the Beit El settlement in the West Bank will be relocated under a plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.Read More


Israeli Warplanes Pound Targets in Gaza

By JTA

Israeli Air Force planes attacked five sites in the Gaza Strip.Read More


Ron Lauder Firms Grip on Israel's Channel 10

By Haaretz

American billionaire and President of the World Jewish Congress Ron Lauder is increasing his managerial hold on Channel 10, in what officials in the organization say will lead to relief in the tension between the media outlet and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, of which Lauder is a major supporter.Read More


Thousands Protest for Change in Israeli Cities

By Haaretz

Thousands demonstrated for social justice on Saturday night in Israel’s three largest cities in an effort to rejuvenate the movement that swept the country last summer with tent cities and weekly demonstrations.Read More


Madonna Show Rapped for Violent Imagery

By Haaretz

France’s far-right National Front is considering a lawsuit against Madonna over a video she used during her concert in Israel on Thursday night. The clip showed party leader Marine Le Pen with a swastika on her forehead.Read More


Year After Protests, Israel Sees Some Changes

By Haaretz

It has been around a year since the protests against the cost of cottage cheese and housing transformed the Israeli consumer’s consciousness, lowered prices at supermarket chains and changed government policy.Read More


Hosni Mubarak Gets Life for Ordering Killings

By Haaretz

Deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison on Saturday at a Cairo court for ordering the killing of protesters during the uprising that swept him from power last year.Read More


Holocaust Survivor's Kin Must Return Artifact

By JTA

The family of a deceased Holocaust survivor must return to a German museum a 3,200-year-old artifact that he had brought with him to the United States, a New York state appellate court has ruled.Read More


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