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Report: Cal-Berkeley Student Gov't Endorses Divestment

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The student government at the University of California, Berkeley reportedly endorsed a divestment bill.Read More


Haaretz Poll: Most Israelis See Obama as Fair, Friendly

By Yossi Verter (Haaretz)

U.S. President Barack Obama’s popularity may be declining in American public opinion, but a sweeping majority of Israelis think his treatment of this country is friendly and fair, according to a Haaretz-Dialog poll conducted this week.Read More


Nearly Half U.S. Voters Polled Support Settlement Freeze

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Almost half of all U.S. voters believe that Israel should be made to cease all settlement construction as part of a future peace deal with the Palestinians, a Rasmussen Reports poll said on Wednesday.Read More


Obama: There's No U.S-Israel 'Crisis'

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In his first public remarks on the strain in U.S.-Israel ties, President Obama said there was no crisis in relations between the two countries.Read More


American To Plead Guilty to Mumbai Attack Charges

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An American citizen of Pakistani origin reportedly has agreed to plead guilty to charges against him in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks.Read More


Contrasting Views: J Street and AIPAC on U.S. Stance Toward East Jerusalem Construction

By Ha’aretz

J Street has launched a campaign supporting Washington’s firm stance against Israel’s latest building plan in East Jerusalem, in sharp contrast to a statement criticizing the U.S. stance by the mainstream American Israel Public Affairs Committee.Read More


Petraeus: Israeli-Arab Peace Talks Could Undercut Iran Threat

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Iran’s threatening posture in the Middle East could be undercut by a credible Israeli-Arab peace process, the U.S. military’s central commander said.Read More


Bibi, Responding to Clinton, Says Israel Has Proved Commitment to Peace

By Barak Ravid and Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Tuesday that Israel had proved its commitment to peace before both in words and actions, after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged Jerusalem to do more to prove it was serious about the Middle East process.Read More


Palestinians Riot in Jerusalem

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Palestinians rioted in Jerusalem as part of a “day of rage” declared by Hamas.Read More


Netanyahu: Israel Will Continue Building Jerusalem

By Barak Ravid and Mazal Mualem (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday said that Israel would continue to build in Jerusalem in the same way that it has over the last 42 years.Read More





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