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Israeli and Iranian Peace Activists Hold Meeting

By Haaretz

Following the success of the love initiative between Israelis and Iranians on Facebook, it’s time for a face to face meeting. Israelis and Iranians attending a number of meetings in Berlin the last few weeks, due to produce a first joint demonstration on Saturday.Read More


Oxfam Names Syria and Iran and Arms Violators

By JTA

A new report by Oxfam International names Iran and Syria as major violators of arms embargoes over the last decade.Read More


Brother of Yitzhak Rabin's Killer is Freed

By JTA

Hagai Amir, who helped his brother Yigal Amir plot the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, was released from prison.Read More


Johnson Beats Livingstone for London Mayor

By Forward Staff

Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone, who stirred controversy with remarks called anti-Semitic by the city’s Jewish leaders, was trailing in a bid to reclaim his post, an last-minute opinion poll showed.Read More


Israel Should Reduce Palestinian Detentions

By Haaretz

Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch indicated that Israel should reduce its use of administrative detention against Palestinian suspects, a senior official said on Thursday, amid an ongoing wave of hunger strikes among Palestinian detainees.Read More


Reform Presses Obama on No-Discrimination Order

By JTA

Nearly two dozen faith groups joined an initiative led by the Reform Jewish movement calling on President Obama to reconsider his decision not to issue an anti-discrimination executive order.Read More


Holocaust Lesson Teacher Took Wrong Medication

By JTA

A South Carolina teacher arrested on charges of assault and battery for a Holocaust lesson that went awry may have been under the influence of a medication at the time.Read More


Long Island Synagogue Feuds With Caterers

By JTA

A suburban New York synagogue has launched eviction proceedings against its longtime kosher caterer.Read More


White House Drops Stein from Proclamation

By JTA

The White House removed a reference to Gertrude Stein from its Jewish Heritage Month proclamation.Read More


Bowing Out, Gingrich Thanks Adelsons

By JTA

Newt Gingrich, bowing out of the race for the Republican presidential nod, thanked Miriam and Sheldon Adelson for helping to sustain his campaign.Read More


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