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Palestinian Leader Says Time Not Right for 'Serious' Talks

Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad said Thursday that Palestinian-American relations are currently strained, and that many Palestinians are very disappointed with the yields of diplomacy, but he stressed that the Palestinians are committed to the peace process.Read More


Shalit Prepares for Simchat Torah at Home

By Haaretz

A day after returning to his home in Mitzpe Hila after five years in Hamas captivity, Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit will mark the Simchat Torah holiday at home with his family on Wednesday night.Read More


GOP Candidates Push Back on Aid to Israel

By JTA

Republican presidential candidates Michele Bachmann and Herman Cain pushed back against a proposal by Ron Paul to cut funding to Israel.Read More


Occupy Boston Takes Aim at Israeli Occupation

By JTA

A demonstration and march hosted by Occupy Boston protested U.S. support of Israel’s presence in “Palestine.”Read More


Deported Freed Terrorists Arrive Overseas

By Haaretz

Forty-two released Palestinian prisoners arrived in Syria, Turkey, Jordan and Qatar on Tuesday after being set free as part of a prisoner exchange deal between Israel and Hamas.Read More


L.A. Substitute Teacher Fired Over Anti-Semitic Remarks

By JTA

A substitute teacher for the Los Angeles Unified school district has been fired after making anti-Semitic remarks.Read More


GOP Candidates Spar Over Shalit Deal

By Haaretz

The Shalit deal made a surprise entrance into the Republican presidential debate Tuesday night, with a Twitter user asking: Would the U.S. negotiation for a solder as Israel just did?Read More


Hamas Leader Calls Shalit Deal a Turning Point

By Haaretz

Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh called the release of over 1,000 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for the return of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit on Tuesday a strategic turning point in Hamas’s struggle against Israel.Read More


Slingshot Names Top Ten Innovative Groups

By JTA

Slingshot added a Top 10 list to its newly released annual guide to innovative Jewish programming in North America.Read More


Shalit Walks With Mother on First Morning

By Haaretz

Israel Defense Forces medical officers arrived at the home of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit on Wednesday, a day after the former Hamas captive was freed in a prisoner exchange deal.Read More


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