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Mubarak Says He Won't Run Again; Pledges Smooth Transition

By JTA

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said he would not run again and pledged a peaceful transition to his successor.Read More


Israel Beefs Up Military Presence Along Egyptian Border

By JTA

Israel’s military has increased its presence on the border with Egypt over fears that terrorists and migrants will take advantage of the unrest in Egypt to cross into Israel.Read More


Synagogues Offer Hefty Loans, Grants To Lure Young Families

By Sue Fishkoff (JTA)

They were looking to move anyway, said Stephanie Butler. And the $50,000 incentive being offered by Temple Emanu-El in Dothan, Ala., to young Jewish families willing to relocate helped tip the scales.Read More


Cantorial School Named for Debbie Friedman

By JTA

The Reform movement’s cantorial school has been named for the late Debbie Friedman.Read More


Israel Denies Sending Egypt Riot Equipment

By JTA

Israel has denied an Al Jazeera report that Egypt had requested Israel to send riot-dispersal gear and that two airplanes had landed in Cairo with the equipment.Read More


U.N. Rapporteur on Palestinians Denies 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

By JTA

The special rapporteur of the United Nations on the Palestinians, U.S. academic Richard Falk, denied accusations that he supported 9/11 conspiracy theories.Read More


Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Makes a Surprise Visit to 'SNL'

By Haaretz Service

Life, film, comedy — and Jews — came hilariously, if not awkwardly, together on Saturday night as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg came face to face with both the Hollywood actor who recently portrayed him on the big screen as well as a comedian who regularly lampoons him on the silver one.Read More


Bibi: Israel Is 'Anxiously Monitoring' Protests in Egypt

By JTA

Israel is “anxiously monitoring” developments in Egypt throughout the region, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in his first official comments on the situation.Read More


U.S.: Events in Egypt Are of 'Deep Concern'

By JTA

Events in Egypt are of “deep concern,” the Obama administration said.Read More


Sen. Rand Paul: End Foreign Aid — Including Israel Aid

By JTA

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul wants to end all foreign assistance, including aid to Israel.Read More





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