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$100,000 in Gold Found in Israel Crusader Fortress

18 Tammuz 5772 – July 8, 2012
One of the largest-ever gold caches located in Israel was discovered by Tel Aviv University and the Nature and Parks Authority in a dig in the Apollonia National Park near Herzliya.

IBM Haifa Developing Real-Time Shopping App

IBM in Haifa is developing a a new augmented-reality mobile shopping app to enable retailers to personalize customers’ shopping experiences from their smart phones and tablets.

Two Injured From Arab Rock Throwing

In an Arab rock throwing incident Sunday morning near Michmas in the Binyamin region, three cars were damaged and two Israelis were injured. One of...

‘Even Handed’ UN Mission to Probe How Jews Affect Palestinians

UNHRC on Friday named three women to the panel, one accused Israel of "total discrimination," another's sister served on the Goldstone commission.

Thousands of Reservists Rally for Equal Share of Military Burden

Keynote speaker former GSS chief Yuval Diskin said: "I served this country for thirty-seven years with love and with hope, and throughout these long years I did not even once, even for one moment, feel that I was a sucker. When I joined, almost everyone enlisted, but when I got out I discovered that we are close to the point where almost no one is enlisting. And that's the whole story."

Over 10,000 People Sign Petition Against German Ban of Bris Mila

On Saturday Night, July 8th, the 10,000 person signed the petition against the German court's ban on Brit Mila. The petition can be found here:...

Milan’s Jews Condemn Meeting of Right-Wing Movements

18 Tammuz 5772 – July 7, 2012
Milan’s Jewish community has condemned a meeting of European extreme right-wing movements held at a Milan hotel Friday and Saturday. In a statement, the Milan...

UN Sending Fact-Finding Mission to Jewish Settlements

The United Nations' top human rights body has appointed three independent experts to conduct a fact-finding mission on how Israel's Jewish settlements affect Palestinians. The...

Students Fined for Anti-Semitic Taunts and Egg-Throwing

Four students were fined for throwing raw eggs and shouting anti-Semitic taunts at groups of Jews in Northwest London. The students were each fined $642,...

UPDATE: New Motion: Presbyterian BDS Vote to be Reconsidered – Failed Again

17 Tammuz 5772 – July 6, 2012
Update #2: Motion to reconsider - Failed ------------------- Update #1: A motion to reconsider the BDS divestment from Israel vote has been made and seconded at...

NJDC Calls on Romney to Return ‘Adelson’s Tainted Money Immediately’

NJDC President David Harris says Sheldon Adelson's money is bad because the casino magnate approved of prostitution at his China properties.

Hillary to Visit Israel, PA, Egypt – Audience with Morsi Not Certain

The announcement of Clinton's visit comes just after news earlier this week that Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, would visit Israel this summer. "As part of her ongoing consultations with senior Palestinian and Israeli leaders, the Secretary will also meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas" – in Paris. But the State Dept. is vague on a meeting with newly elected Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.

Young Israel Head Pesach Lerner Steps Down

Rabbi Pesach Lerner will step down as head of the National Council of Young Israel, the organization said. Lerner decided not to resume his role...

US Presbyterians Say No to Israel Divestment

The AP reported that on Thursday night, the largest Presbyterian group in the United States rejected by a razor-thin margin a proposal to divest...

Libby Kahane Questioned by Israeli Police

Libby Kahane, widow of Rabbi Meir Kahane HY"D, was questioned by police this week after her grandson, Meir Ettinger broke his bail conditions last...

French Ozar Hatorah Student Attacked Violently

16 Tammuz 5772 – July 5, 2012
A 17 year-old student from the Ozar Hatorah school in Toulouse, where gunman Mohammed Merah murdered three children and an administrator last March, was attacked violently on a train Wednesday night in Lyon, according to the French Interior Ministry. Neither of the perpetrator has been summoned for questioning on Thursday morning, after having been caught by the train’s controller.

3 Injured in Family Brawl in Gaza

Three people were injured Thursday in a family brawl south of Gaza City, witnesses told the Ma'an news agency. One of those injured is in...

Warsaw Prosecutors End Investigation of Anti-Semitic Forum Entries

Warsaw prosecutors decided to discontinue an investigation into anti-Semitic entries on Polish on-line forums. The investigation, which ended Tuesday, was undertaken at the request of...

Report: Online Anti-Semitism in Spain Doubled in 2011

Online anti-Semitism in Spain doubled in volume last year, according to a Spanish Jewish community monitor. In a report on anti-Semitism in Spain in 2011,...

German Muslims Now Call on Parliament to Save Circumcision

Around 20 organizations representing four million Muslim residents of Germany, announced that the parliament must ensure religious freedom by removing legal doubts about circumcision since the June 26 court ruling. The ruling was also criticized in no uncertain terms by the head of Germany's Central Council of Jews, Dieter Graumann.

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