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Abbas To Lead Unity Cabinet

By Haaretz

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will head a Fatah-Hamas unity caretaker cabinet, Abbas and Hamas chief Khaled Meshal said in a joint announcement on Monday, in a move that could pave for a long-sought-after reconciliation between the rival factions.Read More


Madonna Will Launch World Tour in Israel

By JTA

International pop star Madonna reportedly will launch her new world tour in Israel.Read More


Obama: U.S., Israel Working in 'Lockstep' on Iran

By JTA

President Obama said Israel and the United States will work in “lockstep” to keep Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.Read More


Bibi Confirms AIPAC Speech Amid Iran Tension

By JTA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he will address the AIPAC policy conference as speculation grows about how the United States and Israel will tackle Iran’s suspected nuclear weapons program.Read More


Nevada's Night 'Jewish Caucus' Won by Paul

By JTA

Participants in a special Saturday night Republican caucus in Nevada were required to sign a legal declaration stating they could not attend their regular caucus due to their “religious belief.”Read More


Help on Way for Frigid Eastern Europe

By JTA

The American Joint Distribution Committee has had to mobilize extra assistance in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union in the wake of extreme winter weather.Read More


Bill Would Help Those Who Quit Haredi Lifestyle

By Haaretz

A new bill advanced by Meretz MK Zehava Gal-On aims to provide financial aid to youths leaving the religious world, similar to that given to new immigrants upon their arrival in Israel.Read More


Israel Insists It's Not Intervening in Syria

By Haaretz

Israel has not and is not interfering in the political crisis in Syria, Vice Prime Minister and Strategic Affairs Minister Moshe Ya’alon said on Sunday, adding that he did not think radical Islam would take over the country in case Syrian President Bashar Assad is ousted.Read More


Romney Cruises to Easy Win in Nevada

By Forward Staff

Mitt Romney cruised to an easy win in the Nevada caucuses on Saturday, cementing his position as frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination.Read More


Jews Get Special Caucus in Nevada GOP Race

By Forward Staff

Observant Jewish voters will participate in a special caucus in today’s Republican contest in Nevada, where polls show Mitt Romney is far ahead.Read More


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