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Rejected by Voters, Meridor Contemplating Run for Jerusalem Mayor

An initiative of some members of the Jerusalem Likud branch could help keep soon-to-be-former MK Dan Meridor gainfully employed: The Begin Heritage Group, led...

FIFA to Rebuild Hamas Rocket Launching Site

FIFA generously plans to rebuild the Gaza soccer stadium. The stadium was used as a Hamas launching pad to shoot Fajr-5 rockets at Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.

Military Courts Chief to Consider Imposing Israeli Law in Judea and Samaria

Israeli law already applies in Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria.

Nobel Laureates, Notables Say Military Tie with Israel “Unconscionable”, Call for Boycott

A group of Nobel peace prize-winners, artists and activists are calling for a military boycott of Israel following the recent attempt by the Jewish state to protect its citizens in the south from rocket barrages from Gaza.

Contractors Poised to Defraud Homeowners after Sandy

Coalition Against Insurance Fraud warns homeowners about five worst frauds to avoid.

Source: Stevie Wonder to Cancel Friends of IDF Gig

Stevie Wonder is set to pull out of a performance at a fundraiser for the Israel Defense Forces, a source told JTA.

Israel: We Can Secure European Under-21 Football Championship

Avi Luzon, president of Israel’s football association, said Wednesday that Israel’s hosting of next year’s European under-21 football championship would not pose a security problem.

India May Scrap US Military Deal in Favor of Israeli One

India’s army may opt to conduct a $1 billion military defense contract with Israel rather than the United States, showcasing the increasingly strong competition between the two countries in providing defensive solutions throughout the world.

Kaf-Tet B’November

On November 29, 1947 the United Nations voted in a plan for the partition of the British Mandate territory of Palestine. The plan came to be called the United Nations Partition Plan for Palestine or United Nations General Assembly Resolution 181.

NY Times Jerusalem Bureau Chief Gets a Watchdog

On the NY Times Public Editor's blog, Margaret Sullivan talks about the leash they'll be putting on Jodi Rudoren, the NY Times Jerusalem Bureau...

Labor Primaries on Thursday – and Shelly’s Blacklist

The Labor party, headed up by Shelly Yechimovitch, will be holding primaries on Thursday. Nana10 reports that senior staffers in Yechimovitch's office have set up...

Israel Gives Palestinians NIS 200 Million

Galei Tzahal reports that despite Israeli threats to withhold money if the Palestinian Authority doesn't stop its UN bid for statehood, Israel transferred on Tuesday NIS...

Norwegian Police Apologize for Deporting Jews to Auschwitz

On November 26, 70 years after the rounding up and deportation of over 500 Jewish Norwegians to Auschwitz, the Norwegian Police Service issued an apology for taking part in the murder of Jews.

French Jewish Students Taking Twitter to Court

France's main Jewish student union reportedly has petitioned a Paris court to order Twitter to divulge details about users who post anti-Semitic comments.

The Palestinians: We’re in No Hurry to Sue Israel at the Hague

Jerusalem and Washington continue to argue that the Palestinian move is wrong, but both have already capitulated.

Report: Israel’s Roads Among Developed World’s Most Congested

A report by the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies shows that Israel has the second most crowded roads of any Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) country, coming in under South Korea.

Abdullah, King of Saudi Arabia, 88

The king of Saudi Arabia, King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, is clinically dead, according to Al-Sharq al-Awsat daily news.

Hungarian Parliamentarian Calls To Make List of Jews

A call by a far-right Hungarian parliamentarian to register Jews on lists as national security threats met international condemnation on Tuesday, as well as a protest outside the legislature, calling for his resignation.

Americans for Peace Now Backs Palestinian UN Bid

Americans for Peace Now called on President Obama to support the Palestinians’ bid to upgrade their status in the United Nations to non-member observer...

Rules of Engagement Changed: IDF May Not Shoot Back in Gaza

The rules of engagement have been altered radically in Gaza.

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