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Kadima Lawmaker Dichter Heckled at Brandeis

By JTA

Israeli lawmaker Avi Dichter was heckled by protesters during a speech at Brandeis University.Read More


J Street Lauds Goldstone for Retracting War Crimes Claims

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

The dovish Jewish-American lobby J Street on Monday lauded South African Judge Richard Goldstone’s op-ed in The Washington Post I which he voiced regret about blaming Israel for the intentional targeting of civilians in the report he authored on the Gaza war.Read More


Ross: Turmoil Sharpens Israeli Needs for Security Guarantees

By JTA

The recent Middle East turmoil has sharpened Israeli needs for tangible security guarantees in exchange for concessions to the Palestinians, Dennis Ross said.Read More


U.N.: Goldstone Would Have To Request Report Be Rescinded

By JTA

Richard Goldstone would have to ask the United Nations on behalf of his committee to rescind its report on Israel’s actions during the 2009 Gaza war to set such an action in motion, a U.N. spokesman said.Read More


Reform Body Taps Rabbi Stephen Fuchs as New President

By JTA

Rabbi Stephen Fuchs has been named president of the World Union for Progressive Judaism.Read More


Israel Skeptical That UN Will Rescind Goldstone Report

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Foreign Ministry sources said Sunday that Israel will most probably be unable to bring about the cancellation of the damning Goldstone Report on its conduct during the Gaza war in 2008-09.Read More


In Op-Ed, Goldstone Retracts Key Findings on Israel's Intentions

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Israel did not intentionally target civilians as a policy during the Gaza War, Richard Goldstone said, withdrawing a critical allegation in his report.Read More


B'nai Brith President Indicted on Tax Fraud Charges

By JTA

Dennis Glick, who abruptly resigned as president of B’nai B’rith International, has been indicted on federal charges of tax fraud, JTA has learned.Read More


Rumsfeld: No Clemency for Pollard

By JTA

Former U.S. Secretary of State Donald Rumsfeld said Jonathan Pollard should not be granted clemency.Read More


Israel Releases Map of Hezbollah Sites

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Israeli military officials have provided a map detailing nearly 1,000 sites and facilities monitored by the Hezbollah militant group in southern Lebanon, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday.Read More


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