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  • As U.N. push fizzles, Abbas faces unclear path ahead

    Running into troubles at the United Nations, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas now must deal with a stalled peace process and internal challenges at home.

  • Ethiopian aliyah hindered by overload at Israeli absorption centers

    The rate of Ethiopian immigration to Israel has slowed due to lack of space at Israeli absorption centers, where Ethiopian immigrants are finding themselves stuck without enough money to move on.

  • School battle escalates religious clash in Jerusalem suburb

    Amid cries of “Shiksas!” and the throwing of bags of feces, the opening of a new elementary school for Modern Orthodox girls in Beit Shemesh has become the latest flashpoint in the war between haredi Orthodox zealots and Modern Orthodox Jews in a heavily American Jerusalem suburb.