Rep. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.), a top congressional appropriator, said she is ready to launch steps to defund the Palestinian Authority in the wake of its unity agreement with Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
Northeastern University has provisionally reinstated the Students for Justice in Palestine chapter on campus.
An American-Israeli journalist who was detained in Ukraine has been released, according to [VICE News[(https://news.vice.com/articles/simon-ostrovsky-has-been-released).
The late Popes John XXIII and John Paul II, who will be made saints on Sunday, did so much to end two millennia of Catholic anti-Semitism that a Jewish human rights group calls them “heroes to the Jewish people”.
Israel formally suspended peace talks with the Palestinian Authority over the P.A.’s national unity accord signed with the Hamas authority in the Gaza Strip.