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U.S.-Israeli Relations Spiral Downhill Over Iran

By JTA

Between the red lines, the deadlines, the diplomacy and the dress downs, the vaunted cooperation between Israel and the United States on whether and when to strike Iran seems to be in a free fall.Read More


Debate Over Anti-Israel Ad Rocks N. Carolina Town

By JTA

A North Carolina town council will review its policy regarding political advertising on public buses as a debate rages over an anti-Israel ad.Read More


'50 Shades' Hebrew Edition Sells Out in a Day

By JTA

The first Hebrew printing of the popular novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” sold out in a day.Read More


Orthodox Plan To Sue Over Circumcision Rite

By JTA

Agudath Israel of America reportedly is planning to sue the city of New York if its health department passes a law requiring parental consent for the circumcision ritual known as metzitzah b’peh.Read More


Netanyahu and Obama Won't Meet

By Reuters

In a highly unusual rebuff to a close ally, the White House said on Tuesday that President Barack Obama would not meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a U.S. visit later this month, as tensions escalated over how to deal with Iran’s nuclear program.Read More


White House Says No to Bibi Meeting

By Haaretz

The White House declined Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s request on Tuesday to meet U.S. President Barack Obama during a UN conference in New York at the end of the month.Read More


Ahmadinejad Says Enemies Divert Rain From Iran

By Reuters

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has accused his country’s enemies of enacting a sinister plan to create a drought by somehow destroying the rain clouds before they reach Iran, several Iranian websites reported on Tuesday.Read More


Netanyahu: U.S. Has No Right To Block Strike

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday said the United States had forfeited any moral right to stop Israel taking action against Iran’s nuclear programme because it had refused to be firm with Tehran itself.Read More


State Department Launches Anti-Semitism Training

By JTA

The Obama administration launched training for its diplomats to identify and combat anti-Semitism.Read More


Chaos Means No Sinai Lulavs for Sukkot

By JTA

Israel likely will not have palm fronds from the Sinai for this year’s Sukkot lulavs.Read More


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