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Sarkozy, Merkel Call for Gilad Shalit's Release

By Amos Harel (Haaretz)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy issued a joint call Friday for the release of abducted Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit as part of a deal with Hamas.Read More


CNN Reporter Severs Ties With Jewish Women's Group

By JTA

Dana Bash, a senior CNN correspondent, stepped down as a trustee of Jewish Women International because of its abortion rights advocacy.Read More


Five Months After Shooting, Gabrielle Giffords Is Released From Hospital

Gabrielle Giffords, the Arizona congresswoman who was shot in the head in January, was released from the hospital.Read More


Anthony Weiner Tells Colleagues He Will Step Down

By JTA

Rep. Anthony Weiner reportedly is set to resign in the wake of a scandal in which he lied about sexually explicit exchanges on social media outlets.Read More


Top U.S. Negotiators in Israel To Push Talks

By JTA

Top U.S. negotiators are meeting with Israeli and Palestinian officials in a bid to restart talks.Read More


European Parliament: E. Jerusalem Should Be Palestinian Capital

By DPA Via Haaretz

The European Parliament supports the creation of a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders with agreed land swaps, its president said Wednesday. It embraced the vision for peace in the Middle East as outlined by U.S. President Barack Obama in a May 19 address in Washington, European Parliament President Jerzy Buzek said.Read More


Jewish Agency To Determine Orthodox Converts' Aliyah Eligibility

By JTA

The Jewish Agency for Israel will now approve Orthodox converts’ eligibility for aliyah.Read More


Poll: Americans’ Support For Israel Largely Unchanged

By JTA

Americans’ views on Middle East issues have not changed in recent months, despite major headlines from the region, according to a new poll.Read More


House Approves Rep. Weiner Leave of Absence

By JTA

The U.S. House of Representatives approved Rep. Anthony Weiner’s request for a leave of absence.Read More


Fischer Candidacy To Head IMF Disqualified

By JTA

Stanley Fischer, the governor of the Bank of Israel, will not be considered a candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund because of his age.Read More


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