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British Prime Minister Ends Affiliation With JNF

By Danna Harman and Nir Hasson (Haaretz)

British Prime Minister David Cameron has removed his name from a list of patrons of the UK branch of the Jewish National Fund — and pro-Palestinian activists have taken credit for the move.Read More

Olmert Takes Stand in Corruption Trial


Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert began testifying on his own behalf at his trial on corruption charges.Read More

In Bid for U.N. Recognition, P.A. Wants To Force U.S. To Use Veto

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

The Palestinian Authority plans to approach the United Nations Security Council in July to begin the process of getting Palestine recognized as a full member of the United Nations and to assure a vote on the matter by the General Assembly in September, Haaretz has learned.Read More

Reference to 1967 Lines Pulled From G8 Statement


A reference to the 1967 lines as the basis for a future border was reportedly removed at Canada’s request from a G8 summit statement calling for renewed Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.Read More

Jewish Residence in E. Jerusalem Feted by Lawmakers


Israeli lawmakers attended the dedication of a Jewish apartment complex in a Palestinian neighborhood of eastern Jerusalem.Read More

Poll: D.C. Trip Sends Bibi's Popularity Soaring


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s popularity has risen dramatically following his Washington trip, according to a poll.Read More

Suspect in Giffords Shooting Declared Unfit for Trial


U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Gifford’s alleged assailant, Jared Loughner, has been ruled unfit for trial but will be reassessed in four months.Read More

Abbas: Bibi's Congressional Speech Left 'Nothing To Build On'


Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said there was nothing for peace talks to build on in Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to the U.S. Congress.Read More

Bibi to Congress: Israel Ready for Compromise, But Jerusalem Will Not Be Divided

By Haaretz Service

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened his speech at the United States Congress on Tuesday by reiterating Israel’s strong ties with the U.S., saying “Israel has no better friend than the U.S. and the U.S. has no better friend than Israel.”Read More

Israeli Director Wins Big at Cannes

By Haaretz Service

Israeli director Joseph Cedar won the best screenplay award at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday for his film “Footnote.”Read More

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