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Jewish Oral Surgeon Puts Drill to Anti-Semitic Dental School

28 Tishri 5773 – October 14, 2012
Sixty years after Perry Brickman was thrown out of Emory University’s dental school simply for being Jewish, the retired oral surgeon from Atlanta went back to the school on Wednesday to receive an official apology.

Election Date Set in Israel

Israeli elections will take place on January 22, 2013, according to an announcement made by the Israeli cabinet on Sunday.

Shariah Card: Charge Your Way to Mecca

Users of a Shariah-compliant credit card from the United Arab Emirates can charge their purchases according to Islamic law, direct their prayers toward Mecca, and even put a little aside for the Hajj.

Yaalon: Barak Using Govt. to Promote Own Agenda, Defying PM’s Orders

“Barak gave preference to political considerations over national ones," Yaalon charged, appearing at the "Shabbat Culture" event in Ramat Gan. "He pulled us up a tree, and at the last minute presented himself as a moderate and ran away.” The Defense Minister’s Independence Party reacted to Yaalon's accusations saying that “the Likud primaries are forcing Yaalon to come up with pathetic statements.”

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BBC Airing Two Shows on Jewish Refugees from Arab Countries

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Religious Coalition to Metro: Donate “Support Israel” Proceeds to Human Rights Group

A coalition of religious groups is calling on the Washington DC Metro to donate proceeds from an ad campaign suggesting Muslims are savages to an organization supporting human rights.

IAF Drone Kills Additional Gaza Terrorists Sunday Morning

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MK Danon Urging Netanyahu to Fire Barak for his ‘Wacky’ Statements

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IAF Kills Global Islamic Jihad Terrorist in Gaza

28 Tishri 5773 – October 13, 2012
IAF killed at least one Global Islamic Jihad terrorist on Saturday night and injured two in strikes on Gaza. The targets were members of...

Two Rivals Unite to Push Likud MK List to the Right of Netanyahu (updated)

At an election event held in the backyard of Moshe Feiglin in Karnei Shomron, a new alliance has been announced.

Barak Surrenders: Jewish Owners Will Move Back into their Hebron Home

Israel’s defense minister, Ehud Barak, has ordered authorities to allow the Jewish owners of a building in Hebron to move into it.

Report: Netanyahu Agreed to Return Entire Golan to Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed in principle in 2010 to give back the Golan Heights to Syria, the Israeli daily Yediot Achronot reported. The...

Three Rabbis Sue City over Metzitzah B’peh

27 Tishri 5773 – October 12, 2012
A lawsuit filed Thursday by Jewish organizations and three rabbis argues that a new NY City rule requiring parental consent for metzitzah b'peh, a post-circumcision ritual that involves oral suction in order to stimulate blood flow in the traumatized organ, violates the First Amendment.

Rabbi who Sold Phony Holocaust Torahs Gets Four Years in Jail

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Right-Wing National Union Facing Disintegration While NRP Is Thriving in Polls

Ben Ari attacked his current party, noting that "they know that the brand 'Ben Ari' is worth more than the two or three votes that each one of them would bring."

CNN Poll: Debate Watchers Give Ryan Slight Edge in VP Debate

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Remains of Druze-Israeli Soldier Missing for Seven Years Identified

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Southern Israel: Living on Rockets, Miracles, and the Iron Dome

Days and nights in southern Israel have been punctuated by a growing number of sirens and rocket explosions, with over 60 rockets striking Israeli cities and communities this past week. On Monday morning alone, 55 Qassam and mortar shells were fired from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on the Jewish holiday of Simchat Torah. The rocket strikes damaged buildings, properties and a kibbutz petting zoo that is usually filled with children, but was empty because of the early morning hour.

Emory University Apologizes for 2 Decades of Anti-Semitism at Dental School

Emory University issued a formal apology to Jewish dental students who attended the school between 1948 and 1961 and faced anti-Semitism. University President James Wagner...

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