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Syrian Infiltrator Turns Himself in to Tel Aviv Police

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A Syrian infiltrator who breached Israel’s border during Nakba Day protests turned himself in to police in Tel Aviv.Read More


Abbas, in Times Op-Ed, Urges U.N. To Support a Palestinian State

United Nations member states should support the move to declare Palestinian independence in September of this year, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas wrote in a New York Times op-ed on Tuesday, adding that such a move would also allow the Palestinians to pursue their claims against Israel.Read More


Rahm Emanuel Sworn In as Mayor of Chicago

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Rahm Emanuel was sworn in as the first Jewish mayor of Chicago.Read More


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

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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

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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'

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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

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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

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





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