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Coen Brothers: Boycotting Israel Is a Mistake

By Haaretz Service

While on a visit to Israel to collect a million-dollar award from Tel Aviv University, American filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen said that they did not believe that boycotting Israel would solve political problems.Read More


RJC Expresses Concern Over Paul's Candidacy

By JTA

The Republican Jewish Coalition expressed its concern about reports that Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) is planning a third bid for the GOP presidential nomination.Read More


Berlusconi: Italy Will Not Recognize Unilaterally Declared Palestinian State

By JTA

Italy will never recognize a unilateral declaration of a Palestinian state, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said.Read More


Two Men Arrested in Synagogue Terror Plot

By JTA

Two men who allegedly intended to mount a terrorist attack in New York City, likely on a synagogue, were arrested.Read More


John Demjanjuk Found Guilty of War Crimes

By JTA

A Munich court has found John Demjanjuk guilty of war crimes, and sentenced the 91-year-old former autoworker to five years in prison.Read More


Obama To Speak to Muslims About Rejecting Islamic Militancy

By JTA

President Obama reportedly is planning a new speech to the Muslim world that would call for a rejection of Islamic militancy.Read More


Haaretz: Israel Cancels Residency Status of 140,000 Palestinians

By Akiva Eldar (Haaretz) and Haaretz Service

Israel’s cancelling of the residency status of 140,000 West Bank Palestinians reported by Haaretz constitutes a war crime and represents an Israeli attempt to affect the demographic composition of the West Bank.Read More


Bibi To Address Congress on May 24

By JTA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress on May 24, House Speaker John Boehner announced.Read More


Obama on Israel Independence Day: Palestinian Statehood Will Make Region Safer

By JTA

The achievement of the Palestinians “legitimate aspirations” will make the Middle East more peaceful and prosperous, President Obama said in his message for Israel’s Independence Day.Read More


Israel Independence Day: Jewish State Marks Its 63rd Birthday

By Haaretz Service

President Shimon Peres congratulated Israel on its 63rd birthday during Tuesday’s Independence Day celebration at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem, stressing that Israel has come a long way since its establishment.Read More





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