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Chasidic Grand Rebbe Sentenced to Prison

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The head of a Brooklyn-based Chasidic sect was sentenced to two years in federal prison for a decade-long fraud and money-laundering scheme.Read More


Hamas Receives Israel's Response to Shalit Deal

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Benjamin Netanyahu’s inner cabinet has given Israel’s negotiating team the go-ahead to continue talks for the release of soldier Gilad Shalit.Read More


Israel Admits To Harvesting Organs After Report

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Israel admitted to harvesting organs from dead bodies in the 1990s.Read More


Olmert Denies Corruption Charges in Court

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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert denied all of the corruption charges against him.Read More


Carter Offers Jewish Community ‘Al Het’ Forgiveness Prayer

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Jimmy Carter asked the Jewish community for forgiveness for any stigma he may have caused Israel.Read More


Leaked Memo: During Freeze, IDF Will Demolish Settlement Construction

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Israel’s army will demolish structures built in West Bank settlements during the construction freeze, according to an internal military memo.Read More


Auschwitz Sign Recovered; Thieves Not Thought To Be Neo-Nazis

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The “Arbeit Macht Frei” sign stolen from the memorial at the Auschwitz death camp was recovered.Read More


In Hunt for Stolen Auschwitz Sign, Poland Tightens Borders

By Nir Hasson and Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Polish police and border guards stepped up security checks at airports and border crossings Saturday as the search intensified for the infamous sign stolen from the Auschwitz death camp memorial.Read More


'Arbeit Macht Frei' Sign Stolen From Auschwitz

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The “Arbeit Macht Frei” sign was stolen from the memorial at the Auschwitz death camp.Read More


Olmert Had Detailed Plan for Land-Swap With Palestinians

By Aluf Benn (Haaretz)

Former prime minister Ehud Olmert proposed giving the Palestinians land from communities bordering the Gaza Strip and from the Judean Desert nature reserve in exchange for settlement blocs in the West Bank.Read More





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