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Ethiopian Knesset Member Stumps for Israel

  To anyone who asserts that Israel is a racist society, Shlomo Molla has a simple retort: Just take a look at my life. The...

Israel Briefs

  Player Nets Paralympics Gold JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli tennis player Noam Gershony won a gold medal in men’s singles at the London Paralympics Games.   Gershony, a...
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Leaders Urge Support for Jewish Refugees

  JERUSALEM  Activists at a recent conference here on Middle Eastern and North Afri-can Jewish refugees called for legislative initiatives to support compensation for the refugees.   The...

Monastery Is Set Ablaze

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Christian monastery was vandalized and set alight in what appears to be a “price tag” attack. The door of the Latrun Monastery...
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Polish Jews Connect to Israel

Jerusalem After Jerzy heard about frequent vandalism at an old Jewish cemetery in his home city of Gdansk, Poland, he decided to visit the graveyard.  It...

Netanyahu: Set ‘Clear Red Lines’ About Iran

JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on the international community to set a "clear red line" for Iran. Netanyahu, in remarks to...

Egypt Withdraws Tanks From Sinai

  JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Egypt withdrew some 20 tanks from Sinai in response to Israel's security concerns, according to an unnamed Egyptian official. The official spoke...

Western Wall Just Fine, Test Shows

JERUSALEM (JTA) -- The Western Wall checked out fine in a test of its stability by engineers.  The office of the rabbi of the Western...

High Holidays Are In in Alexandria

High Holidays Are In in Alexandria JERUSALEM (JTA) — Reports that Egyptian authorities had canceled High Holidays services this year at the 180-year-old Eliyahu Hanavi Syn- agogue...

After Attacks on Israelis, Fears Grow on All Sides

WASHINGTON The attacks on Israeli targets in Georgia and India this week are escalating tensions between Iran and Israel. Israeli leaders blamed Iran for the two...