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Knesset Imposes Sanctions on Men Who Deny Divorce Papers

The Knesset passed a law Monday night aimed at encouraging rabbinical courts to impose sanctions on husbands who refuse to give their wives a get, or Jewish bill of divorce.Read More


Romney Wins Decisive Victory in Illinois

By JTA

Mitt Romney handily won the Illinois primary, consolidating his status as frontrunner in the race for the GOP presidential nod.Read More


Toulouse Suspect May Have Al Qaeda Links

By JTA

Thousands attended the funeral in Jerusalem of the four victims of the attack on a Jewish school in Toulouse, as French police surrounded the home of their prime suspect.Read More


Release of Cuban Spy Raises Gross Hopes

By JTA

The wife of Alan Gross welcomed a judge’s decision to temporarily release a convicted Cuban spy to visit his ailing brother and said she hoped the Cuban government would grant a similar request to her husband.Read More


Settlers Cannot Claim Stolen Farmland: Court

By Haaretz

The Israeli Supreme Court set a precedent on Tuesday ruling that an Ottoman law, under which settlers could get custody of agricultural land by showing they had been farming it for a decade or longer, was not enough to grant ownership of the land.Read More


France Launches Largest Manhunt for Killer

By Haaretz

France is on its highest state of alert since 2003. Thousands of police investigators (DCRI) are hunting the gunman who killed four at a Jewish school.Read More


Hadassah Hospital Opens New Tower

By JTA

Hadassah Hospital opened a new $363 million tower that will relieve patient overcrowding.Read More


Reform Movement Launches Daily Prayer App

By JTA

The iPad app for the Mishkan T’filah, the Reform movement’s daily prayer book, was launched.Read More


French Neo-Nazis Quizzed on Toulouse Killings

By JTA

Three former French soldiers who were believed to be involved in the shooting attack on a Jewish school in Toulouse were questioned and released by French police.Read More


Prisoners Traded for Shalit Plot New Kidnap

By Haaretz

Palestinian prisoners who were freed in the October deal to secure the release of captive soldier Gilad Shalit are plotting to abduct Israeli civilians or soldiers and smuggle them out of the West Bank, the recently retired head of the army’s Central Command told Haaretz.Read More


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