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State Dept. Statement on Russia’s Yakovlev Act

Press Statement Patrick Ventrell, Acting Deputy Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson We deeply regret Russia’s passage of a law ending inter-country adoptions between the...

9 Palestinians Die of Swine Flu (H1N1)

Since the outbreak a few weeks ago within the Palestinian Authority, 190 arabs have been infected with swine flu also known as H1N1, and 9 have died so far.

Antwerp Jewish Girls School Forced to Admit Holocaust Denier’s Boys or Pay Fine

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Woman Charged in Noah Pozner Fraud Probe

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Report: Ron Dermer to become Israel’s ambassador to the US

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Activists Left Oz Etzion after the Shabbat Clashes

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Israeli Women’s Wages Reach Near-Equality

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Brian Schatz, Hawaii’s Jewish Lt. Gov., Named to U.S. Senate

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Russian Bushehr Plant Workers ‘Corrupting’ Local Iranians

A representative of the southern Iranian seaport of Bushehr is complaining that Russian women working at the nuclear development plan there are corrupting local Iranians with their immodest dress.

In Groundbreaking Decision, Rabbinic Court Equates Lesbian and Heterosexual Relations

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Syrian Crowned Miss Arab World

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Liberman Indictment Updated: He Did Instruct Ayalon to Appoint the Ambassador

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Hamas Prepares For West Bank Putsch

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Pro-Israel Community Warms To Prospect Of John Kerry As Secretary Of State

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Israel-China Company Produces First Car, Qoros GQ3

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Released by Censors: Men Arrested for Plotting to Kidnap Israeli Soldier

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