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Israel tops medal count at Maccabiah Games

JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israel handily won the most medals at the 19th Maccabiah Games, which ended July 30. At the closing ceremonies, the Most Outstanding Athlete award to American swimmers Andrea Murez, who won five gold medals and two silver, and Garrett Weber-Gale, a former Olympian who earned two gold medals.  More...

Anti-Semitism declines statewide according to ADL 2012 audit

Anti-Semitic incidents declined in Florida by 20 percent between 2012 and 2011, according to the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) annual Audit of Anti-Semitic incidents issued last month, More...

U.S. embassy issues first visas to same-sex Israeli couples

JERUSALEM (JTA)— The American embassy in Tel Aviv issued its first derivative visas to same-sex Israeli couples. The derivative visa allows the applicant to receive a visa through a spouse or first-degree relative who is eligible for residence in the United States.  More...

Six weeks after Better Place bust, some Israelis still bullish on electric cars

TEL AVIV — It was perhaps the biggest startup failure in Israel’s history.  Five years of bombastic hype. $850 million of funding burned. Networks planned in at least seven countries. A founder who spoke of changing the world.  More...

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