Peace between Israelis and the Palestinians is unlikely, but talks must continue if only to manage the conflict, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman said.4
The Israeli army said on Saturday that an Israeli military vehicle had been damaged by a bomb set off by Syrians on frontier of the occupied Golan Heights.
Canada’s largest Protestant church launched a campaign to boycott goods made in the West Bank.42
Two menorahs with Holocaust era associations were used at White House Hanukkah receptions, and “Thanksgivukkah” and the “menurkey” got mentions as well.3
Jane Eisner envies voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, whose voices actually count during primary season. How can we change the system so that Jews’ and other minorities’ voices count, too?
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said talks between Israelis and Palestinians entered a difficult phase over security guarantees, but the sides remained committed to advancing toward a peace agreement.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry closed another Middle East troubleshooting mission on Friday by urging Israel and the Palestinians to follow Nelson Mandela’s lead and make peace.
Ukrainian authorities announced plans to improve travel to Jewish pilgrimage sites.
The European Union regrets the attendance at an event it sponsored of an anti-Zionist rabbi who has been accused of Holocaust denial, the parliament spokeswoman has said.7
A Dutch online sales platform is selling letters that Jewish Holocaust survivors wrote in concentration camps.
American Jewish groups issued warm remembrances of Mandela as news of his death at the age of 95 spread on December 5. But those same organizations have had a complicated relationship with the former South African president.8
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