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Israeli Cartoonist Stands By 9/11 Image of Benjamin Netanyahu

By Forward Staff

Israeli cartoonist Amos Biderman stood by his an explosive work that depicts Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flying a plane towards the World Trade Center.Read More

Temple Mount Reopened for Muslim Worshippers


The Temple Mount will reopen immediately to Muslim worshippers, the Israel Police said following security assessments.Read More

White House Addresses 'Asperger-y' Comment About Benjamin Netanyahu

By Nathan Guttman

With all the media attention directed at the expression “chickenshit” used by anonymous senior administration officials to describe Benjamin Netanyahu, some of the other insults contained in the Jeffrey Goldberg’s report went almost unnoticed.Read More

Jewish Woman in 108-Catcall Video Gets Rape Threats

By Sebastien Malo

A Jewish woman featured in a video in which she is harassed more than 100 times on New York City’s streets said on Thursday that she has received dozens of rape threats after the clip was posted on the Internet and watched widely.Read More

John Kerry Slams 'Chickenshit' Slur on Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu

By Reuters

The description of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a “chickenshit” by an anonymous U.S. official as quoted in a U.S. magazine this week was disgraceful and damaging, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday.Read More

Sweden Recognizes 'Palestine' — Hopes Step to Peace

By Reuters

The Swedish government officially recognized the state of Palestine on Thursday, the first Western European country to do so, reflecting growing international exasperation over the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process.Read More

German Museum Hangs Nazi-Looted Painting Backwards


A museum in Germany has come up with a novel plan to buy back a painting stolen from a Jewish collector during the Nazi era.Read More

Presidents Conference Wants Hunt for White House 'Chickenshit' Leaker


A major Jewish American policy group called on the White House to “hold to account” an anonymous official who slurred Benjamin Netanyahu, while another declared the matter closed.Read More

Boycott Israel Activists Claim Credit for SodaStream Factory Closing


The Israeli firm SodaStream, which has been a target of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, is closing its West Bank factory — and anti-Israel activists claimed credit for forcing the move.Read More

Temple Mount Closed After 'Assassination' Try on Activist Yehuda Glick


Israel closed the Temple Mount to Muslim worshippers and to both Jewish and non-Jewish visitors in the wake of the attempted assassination of an Israeli activist.Read More

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