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Israel Summons Egypt Ambassador Over Treaty

By Haaretz

The Foreign Ministry summoned Egypt’s ambassador to Israel to a meeting on Friday morning, in order to clarify remarks made by Egypt’s Prime Minister’s that the Israel-Egypt peace treaty should be revised.Read More


Koch May Take Israel Message to National Stage

By Forward Staff

Ex-New York Mayor Ed Koch says he may take his critique of President Obama’s Israel policy to a national stage.Read More


Weprin Blames Loss on Unpopular Obama

By Forward Staff

Defeated Democratic Congressional candidate David Weprin blamed President Barack Obama’s unpopularity for sinking his race to hold Anthony Weiner’s old seat.Read More


Bibi Agrees To Raise Palestinian Status Not Statehood

By Haaretz

Israel would agree to upgrade the Palestinian Authority’s status at the United Nations as long as it is not declared a state, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in talks with Catherine Ashton, the European Union’s foreign policy chief, over the past few days.Read More


Palestinian and Settler Wounded in West Bank Confrontation

By Haaretz

A violent West Bank altercation between settlers and Palestinians resulted in two people wounded on Friday, amid rising tensions ahead of a planned Palestinian statehood bid at the United Nations.Read More


Susan Rice Says U.S. Not Negotiating Over Statehood Bid

By Jane Eisner

As Palestinians bring their push for statehood to the United Nations, Ambassador Susan Rice vowed to stand with Israel. She said the Palestinian move would set back the cause of peace.Read More


Rabbis Group Stands Up for Tomato Pickers

Rabbis for Human Rights-North America took part in a prayer event in a Naples, FL Publix to help ensure the safety of tomatoes pickers.Read More


Bibi Will Speak at U.N. on Day Palestinians Make Bid

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that he will address the United Nations General Assembly on Friday, September 23, the day on which the Palestinians say they will submit their bid for full UN membership.Read More


Onetime Jewish Jail Chaplain Accused of Housing Fraud

By Forward Staff

A New York CIty jail chaplain who was fired for organizing bar mitzvah bashes behind bars is now accused of abusing federal housing subsidies.Read More


Looted Painting Returned to Jewish Owners

By JTA

A painting sold under duress by its Jewish owners during World War II was restituted to his heirs.Read More


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