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Prisoner Freed in Shalit Swap Arrested Again

By Haaretz

The Israel Defense Forces arrested Mamun Ismyail Salame Stut, a Palestinian man who was released from Israeli prison in October as part of the Gilad Shalit prisoner exchange deal.Read More


Bibi Holds Live Facebook Chat With Arabs

By JTA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a live Facebook chat with web surfers from the Arab world.Read More


Low Turnout in Netanyahu Party Primary

By Haaretz

Turnout for the Likud party’s primary elections was unusually low on Tuesday. By mid-afternoon, only 14 percent of eligible voters had cast their ballot to elect a new party leader and central committee.Read More


Ahmadinejad Branded Chief Holocaust Denier

By JTA

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is the “Holocaust denier-in-chief,” American Jewish Committee Executive Director David Harris in Greece.Read More


Jewish Groups Will Cut Emissions by 14%

By JTA

A Jewish environmental group persuaded 33 Jewish organizational leaders to commit to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 14 percent within three years.Read More


Austrian Politician Says Far-Rightists Are the 'New Jews'

By Forward Staff

A prominent Austrian politician has reportedly referred to members of his far-right Freedom Party as “the new Jews.”Read More


New Sanctions Bill Targets Iran's Energy Sector

By JTA and Forward Staff

Iran offered to extend a visit by nuclear inspectors.Read More


Officials: Right-Wing Groups Help IDF Monitor Media

By Haaretz

The government and military have unofficially outsourced some of their intelligence work to private organizations that monitor anti-Israel incitement in the Palestinian media and are associated with right-wing politics, according to several high-ranking government and military sources.Read More


Bill Clinton Wins Arkansas Jewish Honor

By JTA

President Bill Clinton will receive the Tikkun Olam Lifetime Achievement Award of the Jewish Federation of Arkansas.Read More


Synagogue Asks Mel Gibson for Donation

By JTA

A California synagogue asked movie star Mel Gibson for a donation, suggesting it would remedy his reputation regarding Jews.Read More


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