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Lapid: Conservative Rabbis Are 'Gatekeepers' of Identity

By Haaretz

“The Jewish identity is in danger and you are the gatekeepers,” political newcomer Yair Lapid told audience members Tuesday at the Rabbinical Assembly of the Conservative Movement in Atlanta. “Judaism shouldn’t be the jailhouse of ideas but a liberator of ideas; not a disintegrator of people but what brings people together,” he added.Read More


Lieberman To Push New Government To Legalize West Bank Outpost

By Haaretz

Foreign Minister and Yisrael Beiteinu Chairman Avigdor Lieberman said on Wednesday that the main issues facing Israel’s new governing coalition are the Tal Law and the West Bank neighborhood Ulpana.Read More


New Study Highlights Israel's Digital Divide

By JTA

The digital divide in Israel is shown by the numbers of those who are connected to the Internet, and also in the way that users with different incomes work within it, a new survey has found.Read More


Israelis Protest New Unity Government

By JTA

More than 1,000 protested in Tel Aviv, and hundreds in Jerusalem, against the deal struck between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the opposition Kadima Party. A protest was also held in Beersheba.Read More


Bibi Deal Driven by Power Not Public Good: Poll

By Haaretz

Most Israelis believe the Likud-Kadima unity deal was driven by personal and political considerations rather than the national good, and few believe the new 94-MK coalition will carry out the promises its leaders made Tuesday, a Haaretz-Dialog poll has found.Read More


Street Protests Erupt Over Israeli Coalition Deal

By Haaretz

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Tel Aviv to protest the coalition deal struck between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former opposition leader Shaul Mofaz.Read More


Biden: Israel Can Decide Whether To Strike Iran

By JTA

Israel still has time to strike Iran and the right to decide for itself whether to do so, Vice President Joe Biden said.Read More


Toronto Muslim School Teaches Jews Are 'Crafty'

By JTA

A Toronto Islamic school being investigated following a complaint that it is teaching its students that Jews are “treacherous” and comparing them to Nazis has apologized to the Jewish community.Read More


Labor Leader Blasts 'Alliance of Cowards'

By Haaretz

Israel Labor Party leader Shelly Yacimovich slammed the maneuver as “an alliance of cowards,” and the most ridiculous zig-zag in Israel’s political history, which no one will ever forget.Read More


Bibi Deal Means Less Power for Haredi Parties

By Haaretz

Where does the deal leave the Haredi community? In a completely different place than they were used to over the last several years.Read More


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