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Ross Estate Donates $17 Million to Holocaust Museum

By JTA

In the largest single gift ever to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, the estate of Eric F. Ross donated $17.2 million.Read More


U.S. Slams Israeli Settlement Expansion

By Haaretz

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday that Israel’s decision to build 1,100 homes in Jerusalem’s contested Gilo neighborhood, which lies beyond the Green Line, is counter-productive to reviving peace talks with the Palestinians.Read More


Freed Hiker's Jewish Background Is Revealed

By JTA

Josh Fattal, one of the American hikers freed by Iran, has a Jewish father who once lived in Israel.Read More


Rep. Berman Wants Plenty of Lulavs for Sukkot

U.S. Rep. Howard Berman, a leading congressional Democrat, wrote the Egyptian prime minister urging him to export lulavs in time for Sukkot.Read More


Obama Offers Rosh Hashanah Greetings

By Haaretz

President Barack Obama on Tuesday extended a Rosh Hashanah greeting to Jews in the United States and the rest of the world in a recorded YouTube message.Read More


Ed Koch Endorses Obama's Reelection

By JTA

Ed Koch says he’s now on the “Obama reelection express.”Read More


Obama Names new Jewish Community Liaison

By JTA

The Obama administration reportedly is set to name Jarrod Bernstein, an official with the Department of Homeland Security, as its new Jewish community liaison.Read More


Memorial for Munich 11 Unveiled in New York

By JTA

A suburban New York JCC unveiled a sculpture honoring the 11 Israelis who were killed in a terrorist attack at the1972 Munich Olympics.Read More


Bibi Says Palestinians Are Making 'Terrible Mistake'

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Monday that he can deliver peace, claiming that the Palestinians were once again making a terrible mistake by not returning to the negotiating table.Read More


Israel Protest Leaders Reject Panel's Report

By Haaretz

Israel’s economic policies needed a root canal and the government proposals for change are merely superficial cleaning, social protest leaders said in a press conference on Tuesday, a day after the Trajtenberg Committee released its findings.Read More





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