An opening date has been set for a previously postponed exhibition at UNESCO headquarters on the Jewish presence in the land of Israel.
The Anti-Defamation League’s national director, Abraham Foxman, criticized the continued imprisonment of convicted spy Jonathan Pollard, calling it “on the verge of anti-Semitism.”
A member of the anti-Zionist haredi Orthodox Neturei Karta sect who offered to spy for Iran was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison under a plea bargain.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas proposed on Tuesday that Israel carry out a gradual three-year withdrawal from the occupied West Bank as part of any future peace deal, an offer that fell short of Israeli demands.
The leader of the haredi Shas Party said that the relationship between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son and a non-Jewish Norwegian woman is a matter of national concern.