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U.S. Airs Concerns on Chabad-Russia Text Feud

By JTA

American officials have weighed in for the first time on a Chabad court victory over the ownership of Chasidic texts, reportedly saying it could jeopardize Russia-U.S. cultural ties.Read More


Israel Files Complaint With U.N. Over Border Infiltrations

By JTA

Israel filed a complaint with the United Nations Security Council against Syria and Lebanon over the breach of its border by protesters.Read More


Violence Erupts in Israel, as Thousands Mark 'Nakba Day'

By JTA

Hundreds of Arabs from Syria stormed across the border into Israel on Sunday, prompting Israeli troops to respond with fire that killed at least four people.Read More


Coen Brothers: Boycotting Israel Is a Mistake

By Haaretz Service

While on a visit to Israel to collect a million-dollar award from Tel Aviv University, American filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen said that they did not believe that boycotting Israel would solve political problems.Read More


RJC Expresses Concern Over Paul's Candidacy

By JTA

The Republican Jewish Coalition expressed its concern about reports that Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) is planning a third bid for the GOP presidential nomination.Read More


Berlusconi: Italy Will Not Recognize Unilaterally Declared Palestinian State

By JTA

Italy will never recognize a unilateral declaration of a Palestinian state, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said.Read More


Two Men Arrested in Synagogue Terror Plot

By JTA

Two men who allegedly intended to mount a terrorist attack in New York City, likely on a synagogue, were arrested.Read More


John Demjanjuk Found Guilty of War Crimes

By JTA

A Munich court has found John Demjanjuk guilty of war crimes, and sentenced the 91-year-old former autoworker to five years in prison.Read More


Obama To Speak to Muslims About Rejecting Islamic Militancy

By JTA

President Obama reportedly is planning a new speech to the Muslim world that would call for a rejection of Islamic militancy.Read More


Haaretz: Israel Cancels Residency Status of 140,000 Palestinians

By Akiva Eldar (Haaretz) and Haaretz Service

Israel’s cancelling of the residency status of 140,000 West Bank Palestinians reported by Haaretz constitutes a war crime and represents an Israeli attempt to affect the demographic composition of the West Bank.Read More





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