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J Street Says George Soros Is a Major Donor

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

J Street acknowledged substantial donations from George Soros, reversing years of claims by the group that it had nothing to do with the liberal financier.Read More


Ahmadinejad at U.N.: U.S. Planned 9/11 To Save Israel

By JTA

The United States arranged the 9/11 attacks “to save the Zionist regime,” Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told the United Nations General Assembly.Read More


Obama: I Won't Stand for Delegitimization of Israel

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

President Obama said he would not countenance Israel’s delegitimization and called on the world community to back Israeli-Palestinian peace with deeds and not just words.Read More


Reform Group Supports Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask’

By JTA

The Reform Movement’s Religious Action Center urged U.S. senators to support legislation repealing the government’s “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Policy.”Read More


Two New York-Based Human Rights Groups Have Organized a Boycott of Performances by Israel’s National Dance Company

By JTA

Two New York-based human rights groups have organized a boycott of performances by Israel’s national dance company.Read More


JDC and JAFI Agree to New Funding Split

The Jewish Federations of North America and its two primary overseas partners have reached an agreement in principle over how to divide the money raised by local federations.Read More


Bill Clinton: Israel's Russian Immigrants Are Obstacle to Peace

By Jonathan Lis and Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Former United States president Bill Clinton on Tuesday told the media that the Russian immigrant population in Israel is an obstacle to peace with Palestinians, sparking a furious response from Israel’s main immigrant party, Yisrael Beiteinu.Read More


Actor Billy Crystal Makes Major Gift to Hebrew U

By JTA

Actor Billy Crystal has made a “substantial” gift to the Hebrew University in Jerusalem to foster activities in a performing arts project named for him.Read More


Federations and Overseas Partners Reach Funding Deal

By Jacob Berkman (JTA)

The Jewish Federations of North America and its two primary overseas partners have reached an agreement in principle over how to divide the money raised by local federations.Read More


Seinfeld, Midler To Headline Philly Museum’s Opening Bash

By Jacob Berkman (JTA)

Two of the country’s most famous Jewish performers will highlight the opening of one of the most ambitious Jewish museum projects in years.Read More





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