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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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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

By JTA

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'

By JTA

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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