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Israeli Elections Slated for September 4

By JTA

Israel’s Cabinet agreed to hold early elections for the 19th Knesset on September 4.Read More


Gross Vows He'd Return To Cuba From Furlough

By JTA

Alan Gross pledged to return to Cuba should the government release him to visit his ailing mother.Read More


White House: Obama Nurtures 'Arab Spring'

By JTA

The Obama administration is invested in nurturing the “Arab Spring,” said Denis McDonough, the deputy national security adviser.Read More


Hollande Beats Sarkozy in French Election

By JTA

Polling projections and a partial vote count show Francois Hollande becoming the first Socialist president of France in nearly two decades.Read More


Bob Marley's Heirs May Sue Over 'Lion Zion'

By Haaretz

Bob Marley’s heirs are threatening to sue a right-wing Israeli Knesset member for using the reggae icon’s song ‘Iron Lion Zion’ without permission.Read More


'Pinkwashing' Israel Debate Hits Gay Forum

By Haaretz

Tel Aviv is the best gay destination in the world. That’s what a worldwide survey hosted in January by GayCities.com and American Airlines showed, and Israeli diplomats in Western countries proudly put the fact on display.Read More


Judges Grill State Over Settlement Policy

By JTA

Israel’s Supreme Court held a hearing on the government’s request to delay the razing of the Ulpana neighborhood in the West Bank settlement of Beit El.Read More


Gay Gathering Puts Focus on Israel

By JTA

Israel is the featured theme of the Equality Forum, a major annual gay gathering in the eastern United States.Read More


Second Firebomb Attack Targets Africans

By JTA

Two firebombs hit a residence in south Tel Aviv that is home to African asylum seekers.Read More


Olmert Blames Stalemate on Right-Wing Americans

By Haaretz

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert tells CNN that right-wing extremists from the United States toppled his government with “millions and millions of dollars” in order to thwart his attempt to reach a lasting peace agreement with the Palestinians.Read More


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