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Shalit's Parents Meet With Bibi, But Given 'No News'

By Jack Khoury (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sarah met on Friday with Noam and Aviva Shalit, the parents of captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, at the prime minister’s residence in Jerusalem. Upon coming out of the hour-long meeting, Noam Shalit said the prime minister did not offer any new or dramatic information regarding his son’s future.Read More


Gadhafi's Son Sends Humanitarian Aid Ship To Break Gaza Blockade

By Haaretz Service

Organizers of Libyan charity expect Hope cargo ship to set out from Greece later Friday with 2,000 tons of aid and ‘a number of supporters’, according to AFP.Read More


Jewish Groups Oppose Holocaust Insurance Bill

By JTA

Six Jewish organizations signed a letter calling on the U.S. Congress not to advance a bill that would reopen the Holocaust insurance assessment process.Read More


Obama: Israel Won’t Surprise Me on Iran

By JTA

President Obama said he is confident that Israel would not surprise him with an attack on Iran.Read More


Netanyahu Hints at Flexibility on Jerusalem

By Uriel Heilman (JTA)

It was an otherwise wholly unremarkable stump speech before a friendly audience in New York.Read More


Tensions Ease After Bibi-Obama Talk

By JTA

The optics were perfect, but the meaning was elusive. President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sat together July 6, joshing and smiling, trying to project a clear message: The rift was over. Israel and the United States are on the same track again.Read More


Mossad Agent Will Be Deported to Germany

By JTA

A Polish court has decided to extradite an alleged Israeli Mossad agent to Germany in the assassination of a Hamas leader in Dubai.Read More


Observant Muslim, Orthodox Jew To Lead New Jersey Township

By JTA

A practicing Muslim and an Orthodox Jew have been chosen to run a New Jersey township.Read More


Dustin Hoffman, Meg Ryan Cancel Israel Appearances

By JTA

In an apparent reaction to the Gaza flotilla incident, actors Meg Ryan and Dustin Hoffman reportedly have backed out of attending the Jerusalem Film Festival.Read More


Secret Document Suggests U.S.-Israel Nuclear Agreement

By Barak Ravid and Haaretz Service

Israel’s Army Radio reported on Wednesday that the United States has sent Israel a secret document committing to nuclear cooperation between the two countries.Read More





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