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Jerusalem Old City in Google's 'World Wonders'

By JTA

Jerusalem’s Old City and parts of historic Tel Aviv are featured in Google’s new “World Wonders Project,” although Jerusalem is not included under the Israel category.Read More


Israel Panel Aims To Boot African Immigrants

By Haaretz

Interior Minister Eli Yishai announced Tuesday the formation of a special task force to deal with African migrant workers in Israel, saying it will “make sure Israel is free of infiltrators.”Read More


Three Jewish Women Leaders Endorse Obama

By JTA

Three past and current leaders of Jewish women’s advocacy groups endorsed President Obama, citing their concerns about women’s rights.Read More


Netanyahu Praises Germany Over Submarines

By Haaretz

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that submarines supplied by Germany to Israel are “a very important addition to our national security,” adding that “through them, [Germany] demonstrates its commitment to Israel’s security.”Read More


Jewish Pitcher Picked No. 7 in Baseball Draft

By JTA

Max Fried, an 18-year-old high school graduate from Los Angeles, was selected by the San Diego Padres in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft.Read More


Survivors' Heirs Selling Looted 16th Century Art

By JTA

A 16th century painting stolen from its Italian-Jewish owner and sold by France’s Vichy government that was recently returned to his heirs is being auctioned off.Read More


U.S. Delays Embassy Move to Jerusalem Again

By JTA

President Obama extended a waiver for an additional six months that delays moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.Read More


U.S. Plans To Tighten Bank Sanctions on Iran

By JTA

A senior U.S. Treasury Department official said in Israel that more can be done to place financial pressure on Iran and the U.S. is “intent on doing more.”Read More


Wagner Concert Scrapped at Tel Aviv U.

By JTA

Tel Aviv University put a stop to a planned concert of music by German composer Richard Wagner.Read More


Israeli Security Demands Travelers' E-Mails

By Haaretz

Israel’s IShin Bet security service has been demanding access to personal email accounts of visiting tourists with Arab names, according to the testimony of three U.S. citizens who were interrogated at Ben Gurion Airport and subsequently refused entry into Israel in May.Read More


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