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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


Lawmakers Renew Threat to Cut Off Aid to Palestinians

By Haaretz

Congressmen said Monday that the Palestinians should think twice about their bid to gain recognition at the United Nations,urging the Palestinian Authority to “reverse course” and get back to the negotiation table.Read More


Israel Panel Head Calls for More Social Spending

By Haaretz

Israel’s economic growth is not fairly distributed to all of its citizens, Prof. Manuel Trajtenberg, the head of a governmental committee on socioeconomic change said on Monday, adding that despite the many security threats Israel was facing, the social security of its citizens was as important as its military might.Read More


Palestinian Art Exhibit Moved in California

By JTA

An exhibit of Palestinian children’s artwork illustrating the Gaza War was shown in an outdoor venue after a California children’s museum cancelled the display under pressure from the community.Read More


Poll: Jewish Voters Split on Obama

By JTA

As many Jewish voters approve of President Obama’s performance as disapprove in an American Jewish Committee poll that shows much disappointment stems from his handling of the economy.Read More


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