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Schneider Beats Sheyman in Chicago

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Brad Schneider beat Ilya Sheyman by about 10% points in a Democratic primary. Polls had shown Sheyman in front.Read More


Toulouse Suspect Holds Police at Bay

By Haaretz

Police set off several small explosions outside the home of Toulouse shooting suspect Mohamed Merah early Thursday morning. They denied a raid was underway.Read More


Israeli Diplomat Will Speak at J Street

By JTA

An Israeli diplomat will speak at J Street’s annual conference.Read More


Report: Toulouse Shooting Suspect Arrested

By JTA

The main suspect in the shooting attack on a Jewish school in Toulouse reportedly was arrested in France following a 12-hour standoff with police.Read More


Knesset Imposes Sanctions on Men Who Deny Divorce Papers

The Knesset passed a law Monday night aimed at encouraging rabbinical courts to impose sanctions on husbands who refuse to give their wives a get, or Jewish bill of divorce.Read More


Romney Wins Decisive Victory in Illinois

By JTA

Mitt Romney handily won the Illinois primary, consolidating his status as frontrunner in the race for the GOP presidential nod.Read More


Toulouse Suspect May Have Al Qaeda Links

By JTA

Thousands attended the funeral in Jerusalem of the four victims of the attack on a Jewish school in Toulouse, as French police surrounded the home of their prime suspect.Read More


Release of Cuban Spy Raises Gross Hopes

By JTA

The wife of Alan Gross welcomed a judge’s decision to temporarily release a convicted Cuban spy to visit his ailing brother and said she hoped the Cuban government would grant a similar request to her husband.Read More


Settlers Cannot Claim Stolen Farmland: Court

By Haaretz

The Israeli Supreme Court set a precedent on Tuesday ruling that an Ottoman law, under which settlers could get custody of agricultural land by showing they had been farming it for a decade or longer, was not enough to grant ownership of the land.Read More


France Launches Largest Manhunt for Killer

By Haaretz

France is on its highest state of alert since 2003. Thousands of police investigators (DCRI) are hunting the gunman who killed four at a Jewish school.Read More


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