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  • Masorti rips bar mitzvah rite for autistic kids held in Orthodox synagogue

    June 23, 2015 | 1:58 pm

    A foundation for Conservative Judaism in Israel slammed a bar mitzvah ceremony held at an Orthodox synagogue for non-Orthodox children with autism.

    Sunday’s ceremony in Rehovot was presided over by an Orthodox rabbi that the nine children and their parents did not know, the ...

  • Iranians in Canada caught using fake Israeli passports

    July 25, 2013 | 9:31 am

    Seven Iranians were caught using fake Israeli passports at Vancouver International Airport.

    The Iranians, whose identity is unknown, were posing as the Solomons family from the central Israeli city of Rehovot, according to reports. They may have been trying to take advantage of...

  • Palestinians mark Prisoners’ Day with hunger strikes, protests

    April 17, 2013 | 10:04 am

    Thousands of Palestinians marked Prisoners' Day with protests and hunger strikes.

    Some 3,000 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails refused their food on Wednesdays. Nine of the prisoners reportedly announced that they will begin longer-term hunger strikes until Samer Issawi, who...