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World News

Blocked Israeli cargo ship in California unloads after faking out protesters

OAKLAND, CA (j. weekly) – An Israeli-operated cargo ship blocked from unloading its goods for four days in Oakland by anti- Israel protesters feigned a return to sea before doubling back secretly to port.  More...

David Gregory’s Jewish book plans after ‘Meet the Press’

LOS ANGELES – David Gregory was just sacked as host of Meet the Press in public and humiliating fashion. And like so many before him, he will seek respite from the suffering of worldly scorn in the consolation of religion.  More...

Facing Islamist threats, Arab nations tilt toward Israel

Between the war in Gaza and gains by Islamic militants in Iraq, Syria and Libya, there’s plenty of cause these days for pessimism about the Middle East.  But amid all the fighting, there’s also some good news for Israel.  More...

After Harvard, Alan Dershowitz plans an active – and no less combative – retirement

CHILMARK, MA – Alan Dershowitz’s house is a bit of a mess.  Most of the rooms in his Martha’s Vineyard home are cluttered with half-unpacked boxes filled with items from his Cambridge house, which he and his wife emptied recently and sold after he retired from his Harvard Law School professorship in June.  More...

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