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They Score! Hoops Season Back on Track

By Forward Staff

The NBA will tip off its season after all.Read More


Iran Threatens To Retaliate Against Israel

By Haaretz

An Iranian general on Saturday threatened retaliation against Israel if any of its nuclear or security sites are attacked.Read More


Congressmen Want Account of Palestinian Aid

By JTA

Two Democrats in Congress want the body’s investigative arm to look into how U.S. funds are spent by the Palestine Investment Fund.Read More


Jewish Groups Unhappy at Debt Deal Failure

By JTA

Several U.S. Jewish groups lamented the congressional supercommittee’s failure to achieve a deficit-reduction agreement, but expressed relief over outcomes they had feared being at least temporarily averted.Read More


Using One Arm, Giffords Serves Dinner to Troops

By Forward Staff

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords helped serve a Thanksgiving meal to service members and retirees at a military base in her hometown of Tucson, Ariz., news reports said.Read More


Tens of Thousands Join Protests in Cairo

By Haaretz

Tens of thousands of Egyptians flocked to Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday, to prepare for the biggest day of protests in a week of violence in which at least 41 people were killed.Read More


Sarkozy Tries To Mend Fences Over Israel

By JTA

French president Nicolas Sarkozy met with leaders of the Jewish umbrella group CRIF to reassure them of his support for Israel.Read More


Americans Celebrate Thanksgiving in Israel

By JTA

Several organizations in Israel held Thanksgiving dinner for American-born ‘lone soldiers.’Read More


Abbas and Hamas Leader Push Unity Agenda

By JTA

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal said they turned a “new page” in Palestinian unity after meeting in Cairo.Read More


Iran Claims 12 in CIA Spy Ring Arrested

By Haaretz

An Iranian official disclosed new details Thursday concerning the reporting exposure of a U.S. spy ring in the Islamic Republic, saying that Tehran arrested 12 CIA agents.Read More





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