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  • Brothers’ religious discrimination suit settled

    A nationwide staffing company settled a lawsuit on behalf of two Jewish employees who were subjected to religious discrimination.

  • HIAS supporting new refugee legislation

    The international migration agency of the American Jewish community strongly supports new legislation aimed at protecting refugees and asylum seekers.

  • Palin to Obama: Hit reset button with Israel

    Sarah Palin called on the Obama administration to hit the reset button with Israel.

  • PA subpoena for reporter’s testimony shelved

    A federal magistrate ruled that the Palestinian Authority cannot force a reporter from Atlantic magazine to testify in a terror-related lawsuit, Politico reported.

  • J Street delivers petition to White House

    J Street urged the Obama administration to take “even stronger action” in negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians.

  • Israel signs trade agreement with S. America

    Israel became the first country outside South America to sign a free trade agreement with Mercosur, a common market among four Latin American countries.

  • Brazil’s president to visit Middle East

    The president of Brazil, who has sparked controversy by his continued relationship with Iran, will visit Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority.

  • APN leaders meet with Israel’s Ayalon

    Americans for Peace Now met with Israel’s deputy foreign minister and raised concerns over the ministry’s treatment of a J Street delegation.

  • U.S. anti-Semitism envoy wants to bring non-Jews into the fight

    President Obama’s special envoy on anti-Semitism wants to recruit non-Jews to make her case.

  • Mitchell announces Israeli-Palestinian talks

    U.S. special Middle East envoy George Mitchell announced the start of proximity talks between Israel and the Palestinians.