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Rabbi Boteach May Run for Congress

By JTA

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach has sent a letter declaring his intent to run for Congress in New Jersey’s newly formed 9th District.Read More


Bishop Eddie Long Apologizes for Torah Service

By JTA

Baptist Bishop Eddie Long has apologized for a church service in which he was wrapped in a Torah scroll and called a king.Read More


Poles Want Day To Honor Righteous Gentiles

By JTA

Jewish and historical groups in Poland have called for a day to be devoted to Poles who helped Jews during the Holocaust.Read More


Adelson Could Shift Support to Romney

By Haaretz

Jewish-American casino magnate Sheldon Adelson may shift his support from Newt Gingrich to Mitt Romney in the race for the White House, according to a report published over the weekend in the New York Times.Read More


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


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