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Oliver Stone Apologizes for Jewish Accusations

By JTA

Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone apologized for saying in an interview that the Jewish lobby controls Washington’s foreign policy and that Hitler’s actions should be put “into context.”Read More


EU, Canada Approve New Iran Sanctions

By JTA

European Union foreign ministers and Canada approved a package of stiffer economic sanctions against Iran.Read More


Director Oliver Stone Decries Jewish Lobby's Influence

By JTA

Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone in an interview decried what he called the Jewish lobby’s control over Washington’s foreign policy and said that Hitler’s actions should be put “into context.”Read More


Israel Hits Gaza Targets in Response to Mortar Fire

By JTA

Israeli airstrikes reportedly destroyed a weapons manufacturing site and two smuggling tunnels in the Gaza Strip.Read More


Daniel Schorr, Veteran Journalist, Is Dead at 93

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Daniel Schorr, the veteran journalist who took on giants and started his career with JTA, has died.Read More


Bibi Brokers Six-Month Freeze on Conversion Bill

By JTA

An agreement has been reached to put a six-month freeze on a controversial Israeli conversion bill up for a vote in the Knesset.Read More


Protest Over Women of the Wall Arrest Held Outside Israel's U.S. Embassy

By JTA

A multidenominational rally denouncing the Israeli police’s arrest of the Women of the Wall leader was held outside the Israeli Embassy in Washington.Read More


Austrian Museum Pays $19m for Painting Looted by Nazis

By JTA

A museum in Austria will pay $19 million to keep a painting looted during the Holocaust.Read More


Rotem Conversion Bill Is Delayed, Won't Reach Knesset Floor for Months

By JTA

Israel’s conversion bill reportedly will not reach the Knesset floor until October.Read More


Bibi: I'm Willing To Take Risks for Peace

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told the European Union’s foreign policy chief that he is ready to take a political risk to reach an agreement with the Palestinians, but only if he does not have to take a security risk, sources say.Read More





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