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Hebrew-Language Charter School Approved in D.C.

By JTA

The application for a proposed Hebrew-language charter school was accepted by the District of Columbia Public Charter School board.Read More


Report: Mossad Is Training Iranian Dissidents

By Haaretz

Mossad officials are training Iranian dissident activists to assassinate Iranian nuclear scientists, a NBC News report citing U.S. officials said on Thursday. The report noted, however, that Washington was not directly involved in the alleged attacks.Read More


Gilad Shalit's Family Honored at Paris Gala

By JTA

Former captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit and his parents met with French President Nicolas Sarkozy at the presidential palace in Paris.Read More


Napolitano: No Imminent Threat to Jewish Groups

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Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and top U.S. security officials told Jewish community leaders there is no imminent threat of an attack on Jewish targets in the United States.Read More


Sperm Bank Wants Donations from IDF Vets

By Haaretz

The Health Ministry has yet to issue updated regulations governing the collection or use of sperm donations in Israel, even though the state comptroller called for such rules in 2007.Read More


On Iran, How Much Light Between the U.S. and Israel?

By Haaretz

Differences between Israel and the U.S. over Iran are currently focused on what Defense Minister Ehud Barak has coined the “zone of immunity” of Iran’s nuclear program, the New York Times reported on Thursday.Read More


Jewish Groups Split on Gay Marriage Decision

By JTA

Jewish groups split on their response to a federal appeals court ruling that allows same-sex couples to marry in California.Read More


Federations Praise White House on Tax Deduct Plan

By JTA

The Jewish Federations of North America commended the Obama administration for maintaining the deductibility rate of charitable donations.Read More


Gang of 4 Charged in Anti-Semitic Attack

Four people were charged with hate crimes in an assault on a Jewish man in New York State.Read More


Israeli Workers Launch General Strike

By JTA

Israeli workers launched an open-ended general strike.Read More





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