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Netanhayu: Statehood Bid 'Bound To Fail'

By Haaretz

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the Palestinians’ proposal for statehood will never pass U.N. Security Council. He said talks are the only way to achieve peace.Read More


Father-In-Law Retracts Claim Against Rabbi Pinto

By Haaretz

After first accusing his son-in-law, Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto, of using him to launder money, Argentine Chief Rabbi Shlomo Ben Hamo retracted his claim in an agreement that was given the force of a verdict by the Jerusalem District Court on Wednesday.Read More


Congress Mulls Action Against Palestinians

By Haaretz

Congress is considering taking punitive measures against the Palestinian Authority or closing the Palestinian Liberation Organization’s mission in Washington should it go ahead with plans to seek full membership at the United Nations Security Council next Friday.Read More


Abbas Vows To Seek Full Statehood at U.N.

By Haaretz

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he will ask the United Nations Security Council for full statehood. He insisted the move was not aimed at undermining Israel.Read More


Israel Summons Egypt Ambassador Over Treaty

By Haaretz

The Foreign Ministry summoned Egypt’s ambassador to Israel to a meeting on Friday morning, in order to clarify remarks made by Egypt’s Prime Minister’s that the Israel-Egypt peace treaty should be revised.Read More


Koch May Take Israel Message to National Stage

By Forward Staff

Ex-New York Mayor Ed Koch says he may take his critique of President Obama’s Israel policy to a national stage.Read More


Weprin Blames Loss on Unpopular Obama

By Forward Staff

Defeated Democratic Congressional candidate David Weprin blamed President Barack Obama’s unpopularity for sinking his race to hold Anthony Weiner’s old seat.Read More


Bibi Agrees To Raise Palestinian Status Not Statehood

By Haaretz

Israel would agree to upgrade the Palestinian Authority’s status at the United Nations as long as it is not declared a state, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in talks with Catherine Ashton, the European Union’s foreign policy chief, over the past few days.Read More


Palestinian and Settler Wounded in West Bank Confrontation

By Haaretz

A violent West Bank altercation between settlers and Palestinians resulted in two people wounded on Friday, amid rising tensions ahead of a planned Palestinian statehood bid at the United Nations.Read More


Susan Rice Says U.S. Not Negotiating Over Statehood Bid

By Jane Eisner

As Palestinians bring their push for statehood to the United Nations, Ambassador Susan Rice vowed to stand with Israel. She said the Palestinian move would set back the cause of peace.Read More


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