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Jewish Groups Split on Gay Marriage Decision

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Jewish groups split on their response to a federal appeals court ruling that allows same-sex couples to marry in California.Read More


Federations Praise White House on Tax Deduct Plan

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The Jewish Federations of North America commended the Obama administration for maintaining the deductibility rate of charitable donations.Read More


Gang of 4 Charged in Anti-Semitic Attack

Four people were charged with hate crimes in an assault on a Jewish man in New York State.Read More


Israeli Workers Launch General Strike

By JTA

Israeli workers launched an open-ended general strike.Read More


Teen Pleads Guilty in New Square Arson

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A Chasidic teenager pleaded guilty to assault in the firebombing of the home of a neighbor over a religious disagreement.Read More


Delta Removes 'Occupied' Territories From List

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Delta Airlines removed the phrase “Occupied Palestinian Territories” from its list of Middle East destinations.Read More


Santorum Takes Minnesota, Missouri and Colorado

By Haaretz

Rick Santorum won unexpected victories Tuesday in three U.S. Republican Party nominating contests, reviving his challenge to frontrunner Mitt Romney.Read More


Iran: If Attacked, U.S., Israel Could Be Targeted

By Forward Staff

An Iranian military official told Iranian TV Monday that the United States and Israel could face retaliatory strikes, if Iran is the target of a military strike.Read More


Santorum Romps in Missouri and Minnesota

By Forward Staff

Rick Santorum routed Gov. Mitt Romney in the Missouri Republican primary on Tuesday, giving a much-needed heartland boost to his underdog campaign.Read More


Israel Foreign Minister Still Backs Two States

By JTA

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman reconfirmed his commitment to a two-state solution during a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in Washington.Read More





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