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Rep. Gary Ackerman Won't Run for Reelection

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Gary Ackerman, one of the veteran Jewish members of the U.S. House of Representatives, announced he would not run again.Read More


Rosenzweig Steps Down at Jewish History Museum

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Michael Rosenzweig still step down this summer as president and CEO of the National Museum of Jewish History.Read More


German Leader Backs Off 'Apartheid' Comment

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A leading German politician acknowledged that he may have gone too far when he called Israel an “apartheid regime” on Facebook.Read More


Anti-Semitic Vandals Strike in Los Angeles

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Swastikas were drawn on cars, mailboxes and homes in a heavily Jewish Los Angeles neighborhood.Read More


Jewish Groups Join '12 Get Out Vote Drive

By JTA

A collection of national Jewish organizations has joined a get-out-the-vote campaign for the 2012 election.Read More


Controversial Ad Campaign Returns on Web

By JTA

An Israeli ad aimed at expatriates living in the U.S. that had come in for criticism by the American Jewish community has reappeared online and in an Israeli magazine.Read More


Israelis Smuggle Viagra and Cell Phones: Report

By Haaretz

Israelis’ favorite goods to smuggle last year were cell phones, Viagra and fake brand-name clothes, said the customs authorities at Ben-Gurion International Airport in their annual report.Read More


Soldier Stabbed on Jerusalem Train

By Haaretz

A 19-year-old Israeli soldier was stabbed Thursday while riding on the lightrail in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Pisgat Ze’ev.Read More


Specialty Summer Camps Launched With Grants

By JTA

The Foundation for Jewish Camp’s new grant cycle will fund the creation of four new specialty Jewish overnight camps.Read More


Italian Police Arrest Synagogue Bomb Suspect

By JTA

Police in northern Italy have arrested a young North African man suspected of planning terrorist attacks on the Milan synagogue and other targets.Read More





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