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Madoff Reportedly Assaulted in Prison

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Bernard Madoff was reportedly hospitalized for injuries consistent with an assault.Read More


Bibi Presses Livni To Join Government

By Barak Ravid and Mazal Mualem and Jonathan Lis (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked opposition leader Tzipi Livni, the chairwoman of Kadima, on Thursday to join a unity government. Livni did not immediately reject the offer, and added that if the offer is real “I always said that it is up for discussion.”Read More


German Mediator To Meet With Hamas About Shalit Swap

By JTA

The German mediator in the Gilad Shalit prison swap negotiations arrived in Gaza and is meeting with Hamas officials.Read More


Carter Says Apology Not Tied to Grandson's Senate Bid

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Jimmy Carter is asking the Jewish community for forgiveness – and insists it’s not simply because his grandson has decided to launch a political career with a run for the Georgia state Senate.Read More


Peace Reigns In Meeting of Establishment Honcho and Orthodox Anarchist

By Gal Beckerman

An event billed by some as a “celebrity death match” between a representative of the Jewish establishment and a self-proclaimed Orthodox anarchist turned instead into a chummy all-male evening laced with schnapps.Read More


E.U.'s Human Rights Court: Bosnia Discriminated Against Jews, Roma

By JTA

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that the exclusion of Jews and Roma from Bosnia’s highest state offices is unlawful discrimination.Read More


Bibi's Cabinet Gives Go-Ahead To Negotiate for Shalit Release

By JTA

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


Chasidic Grand Rebbe Sentenced to Prison

By JTA

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

By Haaretz

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

By JTA

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





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