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Report: Records Show Arafat's Intifada Ties

By Haaretz

On April 15, 2002, 10 years ago this week, Marwan Barghouti, the secretary general of Fatah’s Tanzim militia, was arrested by members of the undercover Duvdevan unit of the Israel Defense Forces in Ramallah. His capture was preceded by two weeks of cat-and-mouse games with the IDF and the Shin Bet security service, during which the Israelis also disseminated threatening hints about an intention to assassinate him.Read More


Obama Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

By JTA

President Obama marked Holocaust Remembrance day with calls to combat Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism, as well as for vigilance against current and future atrocities.Read More


Israeli Conservatives Will Ordain Gay Rabbis

By JTA

Gay and lesbian students will be ordained as Conservative rabbis in Israel.Read More


'Occupy' Chapter Posts Anti-Semitic Cartoon

By Haaretz

The Occupy Tampa movement posted an anti-Semitic cartoon on their Facebook page on Thursday, which coincided with Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day.Read More


Anti-Semitic Incidents Drop 27%: Report

By JTA

Global anti-Semitism fell by 27 percent in 2011, according to an annual report.Read More


$3.5 Million Looted Painting Is Returned

By JTA

A painting stolen from its Italian Jewish owner and sold by France’s Vichy government was returned to his heirs.Read More


Hadassah Probe Clears Two Top Leaders

By JTA

A Hadassah probe has exonerated two of the women’s Zionist group’s top officials of financial abuse allegations, the group announced Thursday.Read More


Bishop Slammed for Nazi Health Law Comparison

By JTA

An address by a Roman Catholic bishop that compared President Obama’s health care policies to Hitler’s actions did not play well in Peoria.Read More


Yair Lapid: Only Solution Is Two States

By Haaretz

Would-be politician and former news anchor Yair Lapid criticized Kadima for failing to join Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government, saying on Wednesday that he his party would join a future cabinet in a bid to “fight for what he believes in.”Read More


Israel Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

By Haaretz

Israelis across the nation paused in memory of the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust, as a siren sounded throughout Israel on Thursday.Read More


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