The Chronicles

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Israeli Paralympian swimmer wins bronze medal

Israeli Paralympic swimmer Inbal Pezaro finally brought Israel its first medal in London — at the Paralympic Games.

Israel to return ancient coffin lids to Egypt

Israel will return to Egypt the lids of two ancient sarcophagi that had held mummies.

Netanyahu to address United Nations General Assembly

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address the United Nations General Assembly, his office announced.

Jimmy Carter calls Corrie case ruling ‘unacceptable’

Former President Jimmy Carter called “unacceptable” a court ruling that declared the State of Israel is not responsible for the death of Rachel Corrie.

Shas Rabbi Ovadia Yosef remains opposed to Iran strike

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, spiritual head of the haredi Orthodox Shas Party, reportedly remains opposed to an Israeli strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities.

Yishai: African migrants have until mid-Oct. to leave

Illegal Sudanese migrants have until Oct. 15 to leave Israel or they will be detained, Interior Minister Eli Yishai said.

Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei slams UN, Israel

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei slammed the United Nations Security Council and blasted Israel in a speech to the Non-Aligned Movement summit in Tehran.

Jews in the Bible Belt’s small towns face curiosity, ignorance

Jews of the Bible Belt — where religion rules — remain continually aware of their minority status.

New Orleans area Jews prepare for a wet, powerless Shabbat

Aside from leaving a bar mitzvah without a caterer, a leaky chapel door and a few rattled nerves, Hurricane Isaac largely spared Jewish New Orleans.

‘Jewish Dwight Howard’ Aaron Liberman to play for Northwestern

Jewish basketball player Aaron Liberman of Los Angeles’ Valley Torah High School will be playing for the Northwestern University basketball team as a non-scholarship walk-on this upcoming season.

New Orleans Jewish institutions remain closed in face of Hurricane Isaac

New Orleans Jewish institutions remained closed on Thursday as the region continued to bear the torrential rains and winds of Hurricane Isaac.

JESNA to put main focus on Hebrew schools

The Jewish Education Service of North America is “sharpening its thrust” to building up supplementary and Hebrew schools.

German Jews warn against public display of kipah

After an attack on a rabbi in Berlin, Gideon Joffe, the head of the Berlin Jewish community, said he would “not recommend that any Jew go around in parts of Berlin with a kipah.”

Pro-Palestinian group offers BDS tour of Brisbane stores

A pro-Palestinian group staged a tour of shops in Brisbane that stock Israeli goods to expose the “horrors of apartheid.”

Live Blog: Haaretz coverage of the final night of the U.S. Republican National Convention

Trove of everyday items reveals Lithuania's dark Holocaust secret

Israel's fundamentalist horizon

Dozens of Hadassah University Hospital patients and staff tested for TB

In one Negev regional council, behind every great woman is a great woman

Visit Israel at your own risk, warn many Western countries

Protesters disrupt Israel's Batsheva dance troupe at Edinburgh festival, but the show goes on

Yiddish-style curses as a tool for political debate on U.S. elections

Rabbi of Bat Ayin settlement condemns attack on Palestinian taxi

New Orleans Jews prepare for powerless Shabbat with Isaac

Report: U.S. General Dempsey says he does not want to be 'complicit' in Israeli attack on Iran

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