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Brooklyn Man Will Be Extradited in Racial Attack

By JTA

A Jerusalem court ordered the extradition of a Brooklyn man to the United States in connection with a racially charged 2008 attack.Read More


Panetta: Iran Strike Would Have Consequences

By Haaretz

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Thursday that military action against Iran’s contentious nuclear program could have unintended consequences.Read More


Dennis Ross, Top Mideast Advisor, Quits

By Nathan Guttman

Dennis Ross was a key advisor on the Middle East. His departure may reflect the administration’s backing away from active engagement in the peace process.Read More


Hispanic Leaders Go on AJC Israel Trip

By JTA

Twelve Hispanic-American leaders visiting Israel have discovered that Jews and Hispanics share common cultures and traditions.Read More


Ex-President's Rape Conviction Is Upheld

By JTA

Israel’s Supreme Court upheld the rape conviction of former President Moshe Katsav.Read More


Penn State Rocked: Paterno, Spanier Fired

By Forward Staff

Students rioted in the streets of State College, Pa., Wednesday night after Penn State’s board fired revered football coach Joe Paterno, who has been caught up in a spiralling child sex scandal involving a former top assistant coach.Read More


Palestinians Face Defeat on Statehood Bid at U.N.

By Haaretz

The Palestinian Authority has conceded defeat in its effort to have the state of Palestine recognized by a majority of the UN Security Council. The Palestinians learned on Tuesday that Bosnia planned to abstain in a vote on the issue, leaving the PA with only eight supporters, when nine are needed.Read More


Diplomats Expect Iran Attack by End of Year

By Haaretz

High-level British government officials believe that Israel will launch a military attack on Iranian nuclear sites within two months. Sources in the British government say that there is a consensus understanding that Israel will try to damage or destroy Iran’s nuclear facilities with American logistical support.Read More


Retreating Dead Sea Poses Land Question

By Haaretz

The retreat of the Dead Sea is a problem not only for environmentalists, but for the Civil Administration’s legal experts who must establish who owns the land uncovered by the receding coastline.Read More


New York Federation Reaps Record $44 Million

By JTA

A record $44 million was pledged at the inaugural event of UJA-Federation of New York’s 2012 annual campaign.Read More


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