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Bibi: Killing of Bin Laden Is a 'Resounding Victory for Justice'

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Israeli officials lauded a Monday statement by U.S. President Barack Obama announcing the assassination of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying Israel shared the “joy of the American people.”Read More


Osama Bin Laden Is Dead; U.S. Has His Body

By JTA

Osama bin Laden is dead and his body is in the possession of the United States.Read More


Reform Rift Over Zionist Credentials of Rick Jacobs, Incoming URJ Chief

By JTA

Ads questioning the Zionist credentials of the leader-designate of the Reform movement are a distortion, Reform leaders said.Read More


San Francisco Circumcision Ban Is Likely To Be on Ballot in November

By JTA

A proposal to ban circumcision in San Francisco looks likely for the November ballot.Read More


Abbas: Palestinians, Despite Unity Pact, Will Talk Peace

By JTA

The Palestinians will continue to handle any peace negotiations with Israel despite the Fatah-Hamas unity agreement, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said.Read More


White House: Palestinian Unity Government Must Renounce Terror, Accept Israel

By JTA

Reacting to news that rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas had agreed to a reconciliation deal, the Obama government said any Palestinian unity government must accept Israel’s right to exist and renounce terrorism – conditions that Hamas does not meet.Read More


Fatah, Hamas Agree to Reconciliation Deal

By JTA

The rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have agreed to a reconciliation deal.Read More


Following Pipeline Blast, Israeli Officials Urge Energy Independence

By Haaretz Service

Israel needs to prepare itself for a future without Egyptian natural gas supplies, an senior Israeli official said on Wednesday, following an earlier explosion at the Sinai pipeline carrying gas from Egypt into Israel.Read More


Haaretz: Palestinians With Alleged Terror Ties Held at Gitmo

By Yossi Melman (Haaretz)

Several Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza Strip have been held in the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba, according to WikiLeaks documents obtained by Haaretz. The documents are published here exclusively.Read More


Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Will Attend Space Shuttle Launch

By JTA

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head in January, will attend the space shuttle launch captained by her husband.Read More


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