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Moshe Silman, Man Who Set Self on Fire

By Haaretz

The desperation that led Haifa resident Moshe Silman to set himself on fire on Saturday night in Tel Aviv, exactly one year after the first tents were erected on Rothschild Boulevard, is a tragic example of the depth of the gaping chasm between the people and the government, a break in the making for years, and has been on full display since last July.Read More


Australian Faces Trial on Child Sex Abuse Charge

By JTA

A man accused of sexual abuse against children at an Orthodox Jewish school in Melbourne will stand trial next July.Read More


Bibi Laments Self-Immolation 'Tragedy'

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded on Sunday to the self-immolation of Israeli social protester Moshe Silman on Saturday, saying that it was “a great and personal tragedy.”Read More


Thousands Take to Streets in New Protests

By Haaretz

Thousands of Israelis have gathered in several cities throughout the country on Saturday to mark one year since the start of the social protestsRead More


Israeli Man Sets Self on Fire During Protest

By Haaretz

An Israeli man set himself on fire Saturday during a Tel Aviv demonstration marking the anniversary of last summer’s social protests.Read More


Maine Governor Apologizes for IRS 'Gestapo' Remark

By JTA

Maine’s governor issued an apology for comments he made last weekend in his radio address in which he compared the Internal Revenue Service to the Gestapo.Read More


Two American Tourists Kidnapped in Sinai

By JTA

Two American tourists and their Egyptian guide were kidnapped Friday in the Sinai Desert, according to Egyptian military and police officials.Read More


Maine Governor Calls IRS 'Gestapo'

By Reuters

Maine’s Republican governor ignited a fresh firestorm on Thursday when, for the second time in a week, he compared the Internal Revenue Service to the Gestapo, Nazi Germany’s murderous secret police.Read More


Condoleezza Rice Plays Down Veep Hopes

By Haaretz

The political establishment in the United States has been abuzz over a recent report which appeared on the Drudge Report which claimed that former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who served under George W. Bush, is one of the leading candidates being considered by Mitt Romney for the Republican vice presidential slot.Read More


Journalist Dies on Air After Defending Assad

By Blair Thornburgh

An Egyptian journalist reportedly died in the midst of a live television broadcast on Iraqi Al-Hadath private channel Wednesday night while discussing the crisis in Syria.Read More


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