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Jewish world caught in ‘PRISM’

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The revelations by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden that the government gathers and stores data about the public’s phone and Internet use as part...

IRS eyes U.S. citizens’ bank accounts in Israel

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Do you have a bank account in Israel? If so, let’s hope you filed the correct forms. Otherwise, you could be in for a criminal...

Iran’s president-elect: More of the same?

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Former national security adviser, former nuclear negotiator, a decades-old friendship with the supreme leader — Hassan Rowhani is as Iranian establishment as it gets. Which...

Israel’s austerity budget advances in Knesset

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Israel’s Knesset approved the first reading of the 2013-14 state budget, which has been touted as closing socioeconomic gaps in the country. The budget, which...

Jews’ fears heightened in Europe

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A security expert with the Jewish Federations of North America has called the mood among European Jews “concerning. It’s more so than ever before....

‘Viral Hate’ examines Internet bigotry

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The Internet has changed the face of data sharing and communication. Anyone with a connection online can now share information and opinion to a...

One Israel Fund’s Provisor talks about security in Israel

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It was a tragedy that is hard to forget. In March 2011, a terrorist infiltrated the town of Itamar and slaughtered five members of...

Clashes make it hard for Israel to steer clear of Syria conflict

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y Ben Sales JTA News and Features JERUSALEM - For much of the past two years, Israel has taken a singular approach to the Syrian civil...

Israel will keep Susan Rice busy in her new White House role

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by Ron Kampeas JTA News and Features Susan Rice has said that a "huge" portion of her work at the United Nations was defending Israel's legitimacy....

Should Jewish groups back Samantha Power?

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by Ron Kampeas JTA News and Features Samantha Power brings to foreign policy an activist impulse that many in the pro-Israel community wish was more prevalent...