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U.S. Plans To Tighten Bank Sanctions on Iran

By JTA

A senior U.S. Treasury Department official said in Israel that more can be done to place financial pressure on Iran and the U.S. is “intent on doing more.”Read More


Wagner Concert Scrapped at Tel Aviv U.

By JTA

Tel Aviv University put a stop to a planned concert of music by German composer Richard Wagner.Read More


Israeli Security Demands Travelers' E-Mails

By Haaretz

Israel’s IShin Bet security service has been demanding access to personal email accounts of visiting tourists with Arab names, according to the testimony of three U.S. citizens who were interrogated at Ben Gurion Airport and subsequently refused entry into Israel in May.Read More


Dershowitz Says Freeze Settlements for Peace

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should propose a conditional freeze on settlement building in the West Bank in order to bring the Palestinians back to the negotiating table, Harvard law professor and prominent Israel supporter Alan Dershowitz wrote in an op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal on Sunday.Read More


CUNY Denies Creating 'Jewish' Staff Category

By JTA

The City University of New York denied a report that it had created a special minority designation for Jewish faculty.Read More


Pro-Settlement Activists March in Jerusalem

By JTA

Hundreds of settlement activists began marching Monday from the Ulpana neighborhood on the outskirts of the Beit El settlement in the West Bank toward Jerusalem.Read More


Ex-Sixers Exec Will Coach Maccabi Haifa

By JTA

Brad Greenberg, the former general manager of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, has signed on to coach the Maccabi Haifa basketball team.Read More


Jewish NGO Serves 250,000 in East Africa

By JTA

Jewish Heart for Africa is now serving 250,000 people in East Africa with Israeli technologies.Read More


Toulouse Massacre Sparks Anti-Semitic 'Explosion'

By JTA

The recent massacre at a Jewish school in Toulouse “triggered an explosion” in anti-Semitic attacks across France, according to the French Jewish community’s protection service.Read More


Nazi Name Parents Can't Raise Children: Judge

By JTA

A New Jersey couple who gave their children names linked to Nazism cannot have custody of their children, a judge ruled.Read More


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