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  • Lauryn Hill cancels Israel concert after bungled Nigeria date

    Lauryn Hill cancels Israel concert after bungled Nigeria date
    Lauryn Hill's current international tour is a relatively short one, but it's already run into more than its fair share of snags.  First her camp had to cancel a last-minute date in Lagos, Nigeria, over the weekend due to a travel snafu. (An apology...
  • IsraelFest set for May 17

    IsraelFest set for May 17
    IsraelFest is coming. On Sunday, May 17, starting at 3 p.m., IsraelFest will take place in the Mizner Park Amphitheater (590 Plaza Real) in east Boca Raton. IsraelFest is the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County's huge, free, community-wide...
  • Israel's Netanyahu scrambles to form governing coalition

    With the clock ticking, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raced to put together a governing coalition Tuesday or face the prospect of being forced out of office by a former ally. Netanyahu's Likud Party won March 17 elections, emerging as the...
  • Cats in a sack

    Cats in a sack
    It is a rather disgusting spectacle. The Israeli Right has won a crushing election victory. (On closer examination, the victory was not quite so crushing. Indeed, there was no victory at all. The crushing victory of Likud was achieved only at the...
  • Protests highlight troubles of Ethiopian Jews in Israel

    When Israel secretly airlifted waves of Ethiopian Jews in the 1980s and 1990s, saving them from war and famine in the Horn of Africa, it was celebrated as a triumphant show of unity for the Jewish people. Thirty years after the first large groups of...
  • Israeli foreign minister steps down to join opposition

    Israel's foreign minister dealt a blow to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's effort to build a coalition by announcing Monday he is stepping down and that his secular, nationalist party is joining the opposition. Avigdor Lieberman said he could not...
  • South Florida teens run in Jerusalem Marathon

    South Florida teens run in Jerusalem Marathon
    South Floridian teenagers recently ran in the Jerusalem Marathon while raising money for an organization that helps empower young women through education and sports programs in school. During the marathon, David Marder from Aventura, Benjamin Ovadia...
  • Gaza war policies favored safety of soldiers over civilians, Israeli veterans group says

    JERUSALEM Israeli troops who served in last summer's war in Gaza were ordered to shoot people on sight, shelled homes and reduced neighborhoods to rubble as part of a deliberate policy of force protection that cost the lives of Palestinian civilians,...
  • Film explores roots of Israeli/Palestinian conflict

    Film explores roots of Israeli/Palestinian conflict
    Much is known of the current Israeli/Palestinian conflict and the turmoil it has triggered in the Mideast; but less is known about the history behind it. Those interested in discovering the tangled and, often, Machiavellian background of what has led up...
  • Relief efforts set up to assist in Nepal

    Relief efforts set up to assist in Nepal
    After a devastating earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale hit the poor, mountainous South Asian country of Nepal on Saturday, April 25 — killing more than 5,000 people — Jewish humanitarian and governmental organizations are doing more...
  • Netanyahu meets with victim of videotaped police beating, promises action

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed shock Monday over a videotaped police beating of an Ethiopian Israeli man, and promised action to improve relations with the Ethiopian Jewish community. The Israeli leader's strong response came...