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'No Women on Sidewalk' Signs Removed in Town

By JTA

A sign calling for women to avoid using sidewalks in order to avoid contact with men was removed from a neighborhood in Beit Shemesh.Read More


Pesach Lerner Quits as Head of Young Israel

By JTA

Rabbi Pesach Lerner will step down as head of the National Council of Young Israel, the organization said.Read More


Democrat Resigns Over Criticism of Israel

By JTA

A Democratic National Committee member who likened Israeli West Bank policies to apartheid and slavery has apologized and resigned.Read More


Canada Lawmakers Warn Church Against Divestment

By JTA

In a rare move, nine Canadian senators have warned the United Church of Canada that its proposed boycott of goods from Israeli settlements would harm already tense relations with the Jewish community.Read More


South African Groups Back Stepped-Up Israel Boycott

By JTA

Pro-Palestinian groups have issued a joint statement supporting the African National Congress’ call to intensify a boycott of Israeli products because of its “Zionist policies,” which it has compared to apartheid.Read More


Student at Toulouse Massacre School Attacked

By JTA

A French Jewish teenager was the victim of a violent anti-Semitic attack on a train travelling between Toulouse and Lyon.Read More


Jewish Agency Vandalized in St. Petersburg

By JTA

Anti-Semitic graffiti was painted on the Jewish Agency for Israel’s building in Saint Petersburg, Russia.Read More


West Bank Security Barrier Construction Resumes

By JTA

Construction will resume on Israel’s West Bank security fence, five years after it was halted due to budget shortfalls.Read More


Naomi Ragen Appeals Plagiarism Verdict

By Haaretz

Author Naomi Ragen has appealed to the Israeli Supreme Court against a judgment finding her guilty of plagiarism.Read More


Ex-CIA Chief Calls for Release of Pollard

By Haaretz

Convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard must be released, former CIA chief R. James Woolsey wrote in a letter to the editor sent to the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, arguing that one reason Pollard has remained in prison for as long as he has was that he was an American Jew.Read More


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