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Canada Lawmakers Warn Church Against Divestment

By JTA

In a rare move, nine Canadian senators have warned the United Church of Canada that its proposed boycott of goods from Israeli settlements would harm already tense relations with the Jewish community.Read More


South African Groups Back Stepped-Up Israel Boycott

By JTA

Pro-Palestinian groups have issued a joint statement supporting the African National Congress’ call to intensify a boycott of Israeli products because of its “Zionist policies,” which it has compared to apartheid.Read More


Student at Toulouse Massacre School Attacked

By JTA

A French Jewish teenager was the victim of a violent anti-Semitic attack on a train travelling between Toulouse and Lyon.Read More


Jewish Agency Vandalized in St. Petersburg

By JTA

Anti-Semitic graffiti was painted on the Jewish Agency for Israel’s building in Saint Petersburg, Russia.Read More


West Bank Security Barrier Construction Resumes

By JTA

Construction will resume on Israel’s West Bank security fence, five years after it was halted due to budget shortfalls.Read More


Naomi Ragen Appeals Plagiarism Verdict

By Haaretz

Author Naomi Ragen has appealed to the Israeli Supreme Court against a judgment finding her guilty of plagiarism.Read More


Ex-CIA Chief Calls for Release of Pollard

By Haaretz

Convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard must be released, former CIA chief R. James Woolsey wrote in a letter to the editor sent to the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, arguing that one reason Pollard has remained in prison for as long as he has was that he was an American Jew.Read More


Online Anti-Semitism Doubles in Spain

By JTA

Online anti-Semitism in Spain doubled in volume last year, according to a Spanish Jewish community monitor.Read More


Israeli Reporter Cuts Deal in Documents Case

By Haaretz

The State Prosecutor’s Office reached a plea bargain with an Haaretz journalist Uri Blau, suspected of possessing classified Israel Defense Forces documents on Thursday, a little over a month after the state announced its intention to indict him.Read More


Africans Locked Up in Hospital Waiting Room

By Haaretz

A Ghanaian man who has lived in Israel for 14 years reported on Wednesday that he was forced to wait for a doctor for his sick baby while locked in a room at Dana Children’s Hospital in Tel Aviv.Read More


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