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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


Scots Accused Over Facebook Anti-Semitism

By JTA

Six people have been arrested in Scotland for creating an anti-Semitic Facebook page.Read More


Toronto Muslim School Booted From Public School

By JTA

A Toronto Islamic school has lost the right to use a public school for its classes after anti-Semitic teachings were discovered in its curriculum and posted on its website.Read More


IDF To Remove 'God' From Memorial Text

By Haaretz

Defense officials plan to recommend that the Yizkor text that was the subject of a dispute last year be officially included in Memorial Day services at military cemeteries.Read More


Conn. Woman Settles Non-Jewish Burial Suit

By JTA

A Jewish woman suing her congregation over the burial of a non-Jewish black woman in its cemetery has settled her lawsuit.Read More


Barak: Iran Nuclear Talks 'Ridiculous'

By Haaretz

Talks between Iran and world powers that will end in agreed-upon measures that would nonetheless allow Tehran to continue and pursue military aspects of its nuclear program are “ridiculous,” Defense Minister Ehud Barak said in an interview on Wednesday.Read More


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