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Dubbing Political Foe ”Fascist” May Prove Costly to Facebook Defendants

A Jerusalem district court begins hearings today on a suit by a Zionist organization claiming it was defamed by a leftist group that called it "fascist."

Cyber Warfront: Hacker Group Warns Israel of ‘Reign of Terror’

The group was responsible for exposing an email exchange in which Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad was coached on how to conduct himself in a US interview

Asher Grunis Appointed Supreme Court President

Asher Grunis, who nearly missed his chance to be named Supreme Court President due to his age, was named today as the replacement for retiring president Dorit Beinisch.

Obama Discusses Leaders He Considers Friends

Turkish PM on the list, Israeli PM Netanyahu conspicuously absent.

Desalination Will Allow Israel to Replenish All of its Fresh Water Reservoirs

According to data provided by Israel's national water company, 75% of Israeli households will be using desalinated water by 2013

US Officials Confirm Israel’s Role in Iranian Assassinations

US officials say the string of assassinations of nuclear scientists in Iran is the work of the People’s Mujahedin of Iran and that the group receives funding, training and arms from the Mossad.

Rebel Syrian Officer: Once We Liberate Syria We’ll Go After the Jews

Lieutenant Hassan, who deserted from Syrian President Bashar Assad's army a month ago, offers a rare glimpse into the realities of a civil war.

IAF to Tighten Rocket Detection and Alert Ties

Home Front Command moves its base of operation closer to the Air force's new missile detection system.

Recruits Must Renounce Dual Citizenship to Join Elite IDF Troops

Israel's submarine fleet joined a number of elite combat units requiring their new recruits to give up ties to their former homelands to qualify for security clearance.

Terrorist Released in Shalit Deal Rearrested

Ayman Sharouna was arrested for rejoining Hamas, in "blatant violation of the terms of his release."

Archeologists Find Evidence of 8th Century Fortress Near Ashdod

Israel Antiquities official: Possibility that Josiah, king of Judah, occupied the fort.

Taiwan Agrees to Cut Iran Oil Imports

Iran is one of Taiwan's top sources of crude oil, at 6.8% of total imports.

Germany Expels Four Syrian Diplomats

Expulsions come in the wake of arrest by German authorities of two people suspected of spying for the Assad regime.

US General to Visit Egypt

US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey will visit Egypt amid rising tensions between the US and Egypt over the prosecution of NGO workers in Egypt.

Purported Emails Coaching Syria’s Assad on US Interview Exposed

Syrian press attaché at the UN: "American psyche can be easily manipulated when they hear that there are 'mistakes' done and now we are 'fixing it.'"

Oprah Winfrey Impressed by Religious Jews

After a day with Lubavitch Hasidim, Oprah Winfrey says Jewish Life offers a wealth of lessons for the world.

France Will Not Extradite Israeli Woman’s Hit and Run Killers

President Sarkozy told an assembly of Jewish dignitaries that Israel and the victim's family must seek justice for the killers in French court.

Airport Customs Inspectors Block Gateway to Israel – Literally

As part of the nationwide strike yesterday, passengers found their path into Israel barricaded.

Egyptian PM: Case Against Foreign NGOs To Proceed

Kamal al-Ganzouri: Egypt "will not back down because of aid or other reasons."

French President Sarkozy Meets With Gilad Shalit

According to a statement released by the president's office, Sarkozy saluted Shalit for his exemplary courage.

A New Party With An Old Platform For An Old-New Land

Chaim Amsalem, a current member of Knesset and former member of Shas, is in the midst of establishing yet another Israeli political party, called Am Shalem.

Claims Conference Chairman Julius Berman Sees New Era In Holocaust Restitution

“We feel that this is a critical moment in the history of property restitution,” Julius Berman, chairman of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, told The Jewish Press last week, after returning from a weeklong trip to Europe.

Russian FM: Assad ‘Completely Committed’ to Ending the Violence

Lavrov: "The president of Syria assured us he was completely committed to the task of stopping violence regardless of where it may come from."

Letter to New Israel Fund Board on Adalah participation in Apartheid Week

NGO Monitor President calls on New Israel Fund to immediately and publicly condemn and disassociate from NIF grantee Adalah.

Round-The-Clock Prayers For Rav Elyashiv

JERUSALEM – Thousands gathered at Shaare Tzedek Medical Center, the Kotel and yeshivot across Israel Tuesday praying for Rav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv – Yosef Shalom ben Chaya Mousha – the 101-year-old leading contemporary authority on Jewish law who was in a medically induced coma after suffering kidney and lung failure.

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