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  • Knesset approves probe of left-wing groups

    January 5, 2011 | 10:10 am

    Israel’s Knesset voted to form a parliamentary committee to investigate left-wing Israeli organizations that criticize the Israeli military’s actions.

    The initiative, proposed by the Yisrael Beiteinu Party, passed Wednesday by a vote of 47 to 16.

    The committee will be charged with...

  • Egyptian Jewish leader gets reprieve

    December 1, 2010 | 10:56 am

    An Egyptian court voided the conviction of the head of Egypt’s Jewish community for fraud because she did not receive a summons.

    Carmen Weinstein, 82, will not have to enter prison now that the trial has been canceled, The Jerusalem Post reported.

    Weinstein did not appear for the...