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World News

Anonymous interview shows United States’ frustration with Israel after collapse of talks

WASHINGTON — Now that Israeli-Palestinian negotiations have screeched to a halt, U.S. officials are apportioning blame, and a big share is going to Israel.  More...

Israel’s marriage blacklist said to break privacy laws

JERUSALEM —When she decided to split up from her husband, she went before an Orthodox rabbinical court and, after two perfunctory hearings and little discussion, received a religious writ of divorce.  More...

Obama at Shoah Foundation gala calls for worldwide fight against anti-Semitism

LOS ANGELES (JTA) – Recalling the horrors of the Holocaust, President Obama urged nations to fight growing anti-Semitism and threats against Israel.  Speaking May 7 to 1,200 supporters of the University of Southern California Shoah Foundation, Obama called for “confronting a rising tide of anti-Semitism around the world.”  More...

Jewish groups decry Supreme Court’s town council prayer ruling

WASHINGTON (JTA) — An array of Jewish groups criticized a U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing prayers at town hall meetings.  More...

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