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Lewd Marine Video Spurs Global Outrage

By Forward Staff

A video purporting to show uniformed U.S. Marines joking as they urinate on the corpses of Taliban fighters is prompting outrage, promises of an investigation, but it wont likely derail peace talks between the the Afghan government and the militant group.Read More


Israel Demolishes Three Settler Outposts

By Haaretz

The Israeli Defense Forces demolished the illegal West Bank outpost Mitzpe Avichai near Kiryat Arba, in the early hours of Thursday morning.Read More


Apple Purchases Israeli Tech Company

By JTA

Apple purchased its first Israel-based company, Anobit Ltd., a flash storage solutions provider, for about $390 million.Read More


Israel Sees Spike in Organ Donation

By Haaretz

Israel had 117 kidney transplants from living donors over the past year, 64 percent more than in 2010, according to the National Transplant Center’s annual report. In August 2010 living donors began receiving compensation of several thousand shekels, which may have contributed to the increase.Read More


Anti-Semitic Spree Eyed as Insurance Scam

By JTA

An arson attack last year on cars in a predominately Jewish neighborhood of New York reportedly is being investigated as an insurance scam instead of a hate crime.Read More


Top Court Gives Religious Groups Leeway to Fire

By JTA

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the right of religious institutions to use “ministerial exception” to fire staff, but stopped short of setting its parameters.Read More


Ross: Obama Won't Let Iran Get Bomb

By JTA

Dennis Ross, President Obama’s former top Iran adviser, said the president would strike Iran to keep the Islamic Republic from acquiring a nuclear weapon.Read More


IDF: Iran Stepping Up Efforts To Save Assad Regime

By Haaretz

Iran and Hezbollah are strengthening their efforts to ensure the survival of the Bashar Assad regime in Syria, Military Intelligence Chief Major General Aviv Kochavi said on Wednesday.Read More


Synagogue Attack Probed as Attempted Murder

By JTA

An explosive thrown through the window of a New Jersey synagogue and residence is being treated as attempted murder, the Bergen County prosecutor said.Read More


Police Will Probe Racism Claims by Ethiopians

By Haaretz

Police have opened an investigation into suspected incitement to racism on the part of local homeowners’ committees in Kiryat Malakhi that allegedly refused to rent apartments to members of the Ethiopian immigrant community.Read More


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