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Iron Dome Intercepts Rocket Headed to Beer Sheva

By Haaretz

The Israel Air Forces’ Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepted a Grad-type rocket launched toward the southern city of Beer Sheva on Wednesday, despite a truce reached between Israel and Gaza militants earlier this week.Read More

Collector Acquitted in Fake James Tomb Case

By Haaretz

A Jerusalem Court acquitted an antiquities collector on most counts of forgery on Wednesday, eleven years after the case was first opened.Read More

Hasidic Man Denies N.Y. Purim Arson Attack


A 22-year-old resident of a Chasidic enclave in New York pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from the Purim eve arson of a dissident neighbor’s car.Read More

At Jerusalem Eatery, 'Kosher' Means Fewer Waitresses

By Haaretz

A Haredi-owned Jerusalem restaurant will be restricting the working hours of waitresses in order to receive the strict mehadrin kashrut certificate.Read More

N.H. Town Votes to Rename 'Jew Pond'


Residents of a small New Hampshire town voted to rename a recreational water hole called Jew Pond.Read More

Santorum Wins in Mississippi, Alabama


Rick Santorum swept two southern states in Republican primaries, all but burying Newt Gingrich’s chance for the nomination and complicating Mitt Romney’s status as frontrunner.Read More

Push To Halt Israeli Deportation of South Sudanese


Israeli artists and academics have called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to prevent the deportation of refugees who came from South Sudan.Read More

Ellison Tops Jews on Forbes Billionaires List


Oracle founder Larry Ellison is top ranked among Jewish individuals appearing on the Forbes magazine’s annual list of world billionaires, coming in at sixth with $36 billion.Read More

Futuristic Bridge Could Link Gaza, West Bank

By Haaretz

French Jewish architect Marc Mimram has an idea that borders on the utopian: to build a huge, multistoried bridge stretching 37 kilometers in order to physically connect the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, the two areas under Palestinian Authority rule.Read More

Rendell Probed Over Fees From Iran Dissidents


The U.S. Treasury Department is investigating speaking fees allegedly paid to former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell on behalf of a State Department-designated terrorist organization.Read More

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