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Foreign Minister Steps Up Attack on Abbas

By Haaretz

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman’s office released on Wednesday a document to dozens of foreign embassies, saying Palestinian President is the main obstacle to the peace process. The release of the document comes as the Quartet representatives are holding talks in Jerusalem and in Ramallah in an effort to renew negotiations.Read More


Nude Photos From Dead Sea Go Online

By JTA

The first image from American artist Spencer Tunick’s nude photo installation at the Dead Sea can be seen online.Read More


Leonardo DiCaprio Invests in Israeli Firm

By JTA

American actor Leonardo DiCaprio has invested in an Israeli visual media platform start-up company.Read More


Shin Bet Ex-Chief Defends Abbas

By Haaretz

Former Shin Bet security service director Yuval Diskin defended Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday, saying that Abbas is against terrorism.Read More


Ilan Grapel To Be Freed Thursday in Taba

By Haaretz

Israeli-American law student Ilan Grapel will be released on Thursday at 9 A.M. at the Taba crossing on the Israel-Egypt border, the Egyptian Al-Ahram newspaper reported on Wednesday.Read More


'Chained' Women Are Usually Young: Study

By JTA

Most agunot, or so-called ‘chained’ women whose husbands refuse to grant a divorce, are younger woman with children who are trying to leave a first marriage, according to a new study.Read More


Israel Earthquake Team May Work With Iranians

Representatives from the Ministry of Defense that are to arrive in Turkey on Wednesday to provide aid in the wake of a devastating earthquake will be working alongside unlikely partners - the IHH and Iranian rescue teams.Read More


Cabinet Approves Deal To Free Grapel

By JTA

Israel’s Cabinet unanimously approved a deal to release dual American-Israeli citizen Ilan Grapel in exchange for 25 Egyptians being held in Israeli prisons.Read More


Defense Claims Kletzky's Accused Killer Is Insane

By JTA

A lawyer for the man who confessed to killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky said the confession was coerced and his client is insane.Read More


Russian Ship Scraps Visit Over Archive Dispute

By JTA

A Russian sailing ship canceled a good-will visit to the San Francisco port over a dispute concerning a collection of historic Jewish books.Read More


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