Apparently the two-state solution isn’t dead.49
(JTA) — France’s Foreign Minister said a proposal by President-elect Donald Trump to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem will have “extremely serious consequences.” Jean-Marc Ayrault made the comments during the Paris peace conference on Sunday. Ayrault called the proposed move a “provocation.” “I think he would not be able to do it,” Ayrault told…8
(JTA) — Yuri Foreman, a former junior middleweight boxing champion and an ordained Orthodox rabbi, lost his bid for the World Boxing Association super welterweight world title. Foreman, 36, was defeated by defending champion Erislandy Lara on Friday night in Miami. The referee stopped the bout in the fourth round after Lara hit Foreman with a…
CIA Director John Brennan branded President-elect Donald Trump as “outrageous” for comparing the American intelligence community to Nazi Germany.
It was with excitement but some trepidation last night that I began to read the online version of a [New York Times story] about The Forward.
Major powers will send a message to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday that a two-state solution between Israelis and Palestinians is the only way forward, and warn that his plan to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem could derail peace efforts.38
ROME (JTA) – Pope Francis and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called for renewed direct talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority during a meeting at the Vatican. Abbas warned against moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, telling reporters: “If this is the decision, to transfer the embassy to Jerusalem, it will not help peace and…
Israel said on Sunday that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had sought to reassure Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over a Middle East peace conference being held in Paris, which neither Israel nor the Palestinians are attending.6
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus said on Saturday it will cease performances after 146 years in business, owing to what it said were declining tickets sales and high operating costs.
Iran will not renegotiate its nuclear agreement with world powers, even if it faces new U.S. sanctions after Donald Trump becomes president, Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday.
Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday it would have been inappropriate to include in a communique from a meeting held in Paris on Israeli-Palestinian peace a mention of plans by the Trump administration to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem.5
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