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Prisoners Traded for Shalit Plot New Kidnap

By Haaretz

Palestinian prisoners who were freed in the October deal to secure the release of captive soldier Gilad Shalit are plotting to abduct Israeli civilians or soldiers and smuggle them out of the West Bank, the recently retired head of the army’s Central Command told Haaretz.Read More


Digital Einstein Archive To Be Expanded

By Haaretz

A 1930 letter by Albert Einstein proposing that Jewish and Arab sages work together to find a solution to the Jewish-Arab conflict will now be available online, as part of a project to expand the digital version of the Einstein archives, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem announced yesterday.Read More


E.U. Chief Says Comments on Toulouse, Gaza 'Distorted'

The European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton denied Tuesday that she intended to parallel Monday’s attack on a Jewish school in Toulouse, saying that he comments were “grossly distorted.”Read More


Journalists Apologize for Claims Conference Portrayal

By Haaretz

The two journalists behind a 2008 documentary that portrayed the Claims Conference as a corrupt organization issued an apology yesterday and committed to paying NIS 150,000 ($40,000) to a Holocaust nonprofit, ending a libel suit that had been filed against them.Read More


E.U. Chief: School Shooting Recalls Gaza Deaths

By JTA

Israeli leaders condemned remarks by European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton which appeared to compare the Toulouse victims to deaths in Gaza.Read More


Suspected Neo-Nazi Link in School Shooting

By Haaretz

French investigators suspect there may be a link between the attack on a Jewish school in here on Monday and two other attacks which occurred in the area a week earlier, saying French soldiers suspected of neo-Nazi activities may have carried out the attacks.Read More


Parisians March in Memory of Toulouse Victims

By JTA

Thousands silently demonstrated Monday evening in Paris to pay tribute to the four victims of a shooting attack at a Jewish school in southwestern France.Read More


Toulouse Gun Tied to Attacks on Soldiers

By JTA

The shooting attack that killed four people – a teacher and three students – at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France, has been linked to recent deadly attacks on French soldiers, forensic tests indicate.Read More


Conservative Movement Enacts New Bylaws

By JTA

The Conservative movement’s synagogue umbrella group approved new bylaws aimed at improving its governance.Read More


Iranians 'Like' Israelis Right Back

By JTA

Iranians have responded to a Facebook page posted by an Israeli couple that communicates the message that Israel loves Iran.Read More





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