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New York Raises Security Level for Passover

By JTA

The New York Police Department is increasing its security at synagogues and Jewish sites for Passover.Read More


Call for Probe of Brooklyn 'Discrimination'

By JTA

Twenty elected officials are demanding an investigation into allegations that female Jewish faculty and other academics suffered discrimination at Brooklyn College.Read More


Hebron Settlers Defy Order To Leave

By JTA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu requested a delay in the eviction of Jewish settlers who moved into an Arab-owned home near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.Read More


Obama Pays Tribute to Late Rebbe Schneerson

By JTA

President Obama underlined the accomplishments of the late Lubavitcher rebbe in his proclamation of Education and Sharing Day.Read More


Bibi: We Will Strike Those Who Threaten Us

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a press conference on Tuesday to mark three years since his coalition took office.Read More


ICC Prosecutor: No Gaza War Crimes Case

By JTA

The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court at The Hague said the court cannot open an investigation into cases related to the 2008-09 Gaza war because Palestine is not a state.Read More


Right-Wing Minister Backs Hebron Settlers

By JTA

Jewish settlers who took over a house in Hebron’s Arab area should be allowed to stay, a top Israel minister said on Tuesday, adding that similar actions, as long as they are done through the proper legal channels, should be encouraged.Read More


French Round Up Islamic Militant Suspects

By JTA

Suspected Islamic militants arrested throughout France were planning terrorist attacks including kidnapping a Jewish judge.Read More


Israeli, PA Leaders Meet in Secret, as Peace Talks Stall

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority are at a complete standstill, with relations between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas reaching a newfound low. And yet, contacts have been held behind the scenes in the last two weeks between officials from both Jerusalem and Ramallah, over the missive Abbas plans to send Netanyahu in the coming days.Read More


Computer Pioneer Gerald Estrin Dies at 90

By JTA

Prof. Gerald (Jerry) Estrin, a computer pioneer in the United States and Israel who built the first computer in the Middle East, has died.Read More





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