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Australia Council Refuses To Allow Eruv

By JTA

ewish leaders in Sydney are irate after a local council denied an application to build an eruv.Read More


Glenn Beck Wraps Up Trip With Jerusalem Rally

By JTA

Hundreds gathered in Jerusalem’s Old City for broadcaster Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Courage” rally.Read More


Barrage of Rockets Hits Israel; Toddler Hurt

By Haaretz

AF aircraft targeted two militants in separate locations on Wednesday in northern Gaza, who had launched projectiles at Israel shortly before, the IDF said in a statement.Read More


'Jewish Indiana Jones' Faces Fraud Case Over Torahs

By Forward Staff

A man who claimed to rescue Torah scrolls lost in the Holocaust was charged with fraud by federal authorities on Wednesday.Read More


California Moves Towards Limiting Restrictions on Circumcision

By JTA

A bill that would prevent local communities in California from banning male circumcision was unanimously approved by the state senate’s judiciary committee.Read More


Delta Won't Ask About Religion, Despite Saudi Alliance

By JTA

Delta Airlines announced that it will not ask its customers to disclose their religious affiliation, despite partnering with Saudi Arabian Airlines.Read More


Scottish Student Expelled for Insulting Israeli Flag

By JTA

A university student in Scotland was found guilty of racism after insulting a fellow student’s Israeli flag, and he was expelled from St. Andrews University.Read More


New Barrage of Rockets Hits Southern Israel

By Anshel Pfeffer (Haaretz)

Chief of Staff Benny Gantz ordered on Wednesday that the Israel Defense Forces increase defensive measures along Israel’s border with Egypt due to intelligence that terrorist groups are planning attacks similar to the ones last Thursday in which eight Israelis were killed.Read More


Jewish Museum Picks Claudia Gould as New Director

By Forward Staff

Claudia Gould, director of the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, has reportedly been picked as the new director of the Jewish Museum in New York.Read More


Libyan Rebels Ask for Help, Even From Israel

By Yossi Melman (Haaretz)

Libya needs any help it can get from the international community, including from Israel, a spokesman for the opposition to Muammar Gadhafi’s regime told Haaretz Tuesday by phone from London.Read More





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