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U.S. Envoy To Push Bibi To Take a Stand on Borders, Refugees

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

U.S. special envoy George Mitchell will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Monday evening to put forth U.S. ideas for moving the peace process forward.Read More


Report: U.S. Recruited More Former Nazis Than Originally Thought

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The United States recruited ex-Nazis and collaborators and helped them avoid prosecution in larger numbers than previously known, according to newly declassified documents.Read More


Bernard Madoff's Son Mark Commits Suicide

By JTA

Mark Madoff, the son of disgraced Jewish financier Bernard Madoff, was found dead in what is believed to have been a suicide.Read More


Kissinger, in Just-Released Tapes: Gassing Jews Would Not Be U.S. Problem

By JTA

Henry Kissinger is heard saying on newly released Nixon tapes that the genocide of Soviet Jews would not be an American concern.Read More


Clinton: U.S. Will Push for Direct Talks

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

The United States will continue to push towards direct peace talks, as a Palestinian state achieved through negotiation is inevitable, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday.Read More


Before Speech on Mideast Talks, Sec. Clinton Meets With Livni

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Kadima chairwoman and opposition leader Tzipi Livni at the State Department in Washington on Friday, only a few days after the U.S. and Israel announced that talks between Jerusalem and Washington over a new freeze on West Bank settlement construction in exchange for a set of U.S. guarantees had hit a dead end.Read More


Poll: 51% of Jewish Israelis Unfavorable to Obama

By JTA

A slight majority of Jewish Israelis has negative views of President Obama, but his supporters are more numerous than previously reported, according to a poll.Read More


Hadassah Will Pay Back $45 Mil in Madoff 'Profits'

By Jacob Berkman (JTA)

Hadassah: The Women’s Zionist Organization of America will pay back $45 million of the money it made in the Bernard Madoff scam.Read More


Amid Uproar, Two Rabbis Reverse Course on Renting to Non-Jews

By Yair Ettinger (Haaretz)

Two municipal chief rabbis decided on Thursday to remove their signatures from a religious ruling forbidding Israeli Jews from renting homes to gentiles.Read More


Police: Chasen Murder Was a ‘Robbery Gone Bad’

By Rex Weiner

Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen was shot to death in her new Mercedes sedan on a quiet Beverly Hills street by a bicycle-riding transient in what police said they suspect was a bungled robbery attempt in a random act of violence.Read More





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