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Richard Holbrooke, Veteran Diplomat With Jewish Roots, Is Dead

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Richard Holbrooke, the legendary U.S. diplomat who brokered a Balkan peace and who enjoyed talking about his Jewish roots, has died.Read More


Bibi to Mitchell: I'm Ready To Discuss All Essential Issues

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told visiting U.S. envoy George Mitchell on Monday that he was prepared to discuss all of the essential issues necessary for resuming negotiations with the Palestinians and reaching a peace agreement.Read More


EU Will Not Recognize a Unilaterally Declared Palestinian State

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The European Union will not recognize Palestinian statehood until an “appropriate” time, its Foreign Affairs Council said in a statement.Read More


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

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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

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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





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