Yair Lapid Backs Curbs on Settlements To Save Peace

    Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid said he supports freezing settlement growth to help jump-start peace negotiations and vowed that his centrist Yesh Atid party would leave Israel’s governing coalition if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were responsible for the collapse of the peace process.

    Uri L'Tzedek Backs Oversight for Orthodox School District

    The Orthodox social justice group Uri L’Tzedek will participate in a rally to request greater state oversight of a New York school district with a majority of board members who are haredi Orthodox Jews.

    Supporters of Quebec?s Liberal Party celebrate its win in provincial elections.

    Kippah Ban Party Routed in Quebec Elections

    The separatist Parti Quebecois government, which campaigned on a divisive charter that roiled the Quebec Jewish community, was beaten soundly in provincial elections.

    Palestinian Olympic Runner Barred From Bethlehem Race

    Israel’s Supreme Court upheld a decision by the Israel Defense Forces to bar a Palestinian runner from Gaza from participating in a marathon in Bethlehem.

    Extremist Settlers Attack Israeli Soldiers in West Bank

    Six Israeli Border Police officers were hurt after clashes between Israeli security forces and settlers in the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar.