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Turkey Threatens To Cut Ties If Israel Doesn't Apologize

By JTA

Turkey’s foreign minister has threatened to cut ties with Israel unless it apologizes for its deadly interception of a Gaza-bound flotilla, a Turkish newspaper reported.Read More


Obama Will Press Bibi on Direct Talks, Says Ambassador Oren

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Moving from proximity talks to direct peace talks will be the main issue that U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to discuss in his upcoming meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s ambassador to the U.S. told Haaretz on Friday.Read More


German Parliament Demands an End to Gaza Blockade

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Germany’s Parliament has passed a cross-party motion demanding that Israel end its blockade of the Gaza Strip.Read More


J Street PAC Doles Out Money to Midterm Candidates

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J Street’s political action committee has raised $650,000 so far for this year’s elections and is backing a slate of 61 candidates, including 10 Jewish lawmakers.Read More


J Street PACS Doles Out Money to Midterm Candidates

By JTA

J Street’s political action committee has raised $650,000 so far for this year’s elections and is backing a slate of 61 candidates, including 10 Jewish lawmakers.Read More


Obama Signs Into Law Enhanced Iran Sanctions

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President Obama signed enhanced Iran sanctions into law.Read More


Gilad Shalit's Father Expresses Outrage at Bibi's Address on Prisoner Swap

By Jack Khoury and Fadi Eyadat (Haaretz)

Noam Shalit, father of captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, on Thursday responded to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s remarks on the prisoner exchange to free his son by saying that Israel knows the price required to free Gilad - and also the price of abandoning him.Read More


Israeli, Turkish Ministers Meet

By JTA

An Israeli Cabinet minister met with Turkey’s foreign minister in Brussels to improve relations between the two countries, according to Israeli and Turkish reports.Read More


Bibi Sets Out For New Meeting With Obama, Hoping for Better Luck Now

By JTA

The joke making the rounds in Jerusalem ahead of next week’s Netanyahu-Obama summit: Time to bone up on geology.Read More


Kagan Defends Her Admiration for Barak

By JTA

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan said her admiration for a former Israeli chief justice was rooted in her Jewishness and admiration for Israel.Read More


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