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House Takes Aim at Iran, But No Call for War

By JTA

An overwhelming majority in the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution rejecting containment of Iran’s suspected nuclear weapons program, but a sponsor made clear that the bill did not authorize use of force.Read More


B'nai B'rith Slams Honor for Lithuanian Quisling

By JTA

B’nai B’rith International condemned the Lithuanian government’s posthumous honor of Juozas Ambrazeviciu, the wartime prime minister who was a Nazi collaborator.Read More


Kucinich Won't Run in Washington State

By JTA

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) announced that he will not run for a House seat in Washington after losing the Democratic nomination for his seat in Ohio.Read More


Israeli Real Estate Market Bounces Back

By Haaretz

After a protracted slump in sales, buyers are returning to the Israeli housing market.Read More


Time Crowns Bibi 'King of Israel'

By Haaretz

TIME magazine has crowned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the ‘king of Israel’ in its cover story this week, which profiles Netanyahu and marks his recent feat - brokering a 94-member coalition with the rival Kadima party.Read More


Israeli Hospital Bans Speaking of Arabic

By Haaretz

Arab teachers and students working in Kfar Sava’s Meir Medical Center have been forbidden to speak to each other in Arabic, which is an official language in Israel. Haaretz learned that three Arab families whose children were hospitalized in the center filed a complaint with the hospital management.Read More


Tel Aviv's Anger at African Immigrants

By Haaretz

A few weeks ago, in a fit of hatred, someone, or some more than one, threw Molotov cocktails at a kindergarten and apartments used by foreign workers in south Tel Aviv’s Shapira neighborhood, “causing significant property damage but no injuries or loss of life,” in journalese.Read More


U.S. Will Rush $70 Million for Iron Dome

By JTA

The Obama administration said it would rush $70 million to Israel in order to enhance its Iron Dome missile defense system, with more money in the pipeline.Read More


Accused Rabbi's Supporters Clash With Protesters

By Forward Staff

Two ultra-Orthodox Jews were reportedly arrested after a confrontation between supporters of a Brooklyn rabbi accused of sex abuse and protesters.Read More


Plan Floated To Use Haredi as Police, Firefighters

By Haaretz

The Finance Ministry is crafting a proposal to induct ultra-Orthodox men at age 20 into police and fire-fighting units. The plan aims to replace the Tal Law, following criticism by the High Court of Justice of inequality in the legislation, Haaretz has learned.Read More


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