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Month: July 2013

50+ Worst Charities in the U.S.

Majority of Donations Go to Fundraisers Tzedakah – charity – is one of the most treasured values among the Jewish people. Virtually every Jewish child is raised to understand the importance of contributing a portion of one’s financial resources to…

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Set for Mass March

As diplomats call for a peaceful settlement between supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and the military-backed interim government, Muslim Brotherhood leaders say there will be no compromise. Walls of sandbags have been rising around an encampment of Morsi’s…

Increase in Palestinians Treated in Israeli Hospitals

Tazpit News Agency A report published by The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories Unit (COGAT) shows that 219,464 Palestinian patients received medical treatment in Israeli hospitals during 2012, 21,270 of them children. These numbers include the companions accompanying…

Israel Bombs Syrian Weapons Convoy to Lebanon

Israeli warplanes have bombed a convoy carrying missiles from Syria to Hezbollah militia in Lebanon, Israeli officials said. According to a report in The Guardian, the air strike, which was carried out from Lebanese airspace, took place on Friday, July…

GOP Drives Passage of Student Loan Bill

With Republicans voting overwhelmingly in favor, the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, July 24, approved legislation to link interest rates on student loans to the market, which would cut rates in the short term but potentially allow them to rise significantly…