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Half of Americans Blame Pro-Palestinian Activists for Flotilla Deaths

By Haaretz

Nearly half - 49 percent - of likely U.S. voters believe that pro-Palestinian activists were to blame for the deaths that occurred when the Israel Defense Forces raided a Gaza-bound aid flotilla last week, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey.Read More


Foreman Seeks Rematch After Knee Surgery

By JTA

Yuri Foreman says he wants a rematch with Miguel Cotto following surgery to repair the torn meniscus he suffered in their first bout.Read More


Reuters Accused of Cropping Flotilla Photos

By JTA

A blog has criticized the Reuters news agency for cropping the knives of activists on board a Gaza-bound flotilla from photos it distributed to newspapers.Read More


Rubashkin Acquitted in Agriprocessors Child Labor Case

By JTA

Kosher meatpacking executive Sholom Rubashkin was acquitted in an Iowa state court of child labor violationsRead More


Israel To Create State Panel To Investigate Flotilla Raid

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was expected to announce on Monday or Tuesday the creation of a state panel of inquiry to investigate the Israel Navy’s deadly raid of a humanitarian aid flotilla bound for the Gaza Strip last week.Read More


Mordechai Eliyahu, Former Sephardi Chief Rabbi, Dies

By JTA

Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu, spiritual leader of the national religious movement in Israel, has died.Read More


Helen Thomas Loses Agent, Friends After Telling Jews To 'Get the Hell Out of Palestine'

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Senior White House Press Corps member Helen Thomas may have apologized for her recent on-camera remarks calling on Jews to “get the hell out of Palestine” and go home to Europe, but her reputation seems beyond repair amid the abounding calls for her resignation.Read More


Helen Thomas Apologizes for Telling Jews To 'Get the Hell Out of Palestine'

By JTA

Veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas has apologized for saying that Jews should “get the hell out of Palestine.”Read More


Israel Intercepts Additional Gaza-Bound Ship

By JTA

Israel peacefully intercepted a seventh Gaza-bound ship and brought it to Ashdod port.Read More


Obama: ‘Break Out of the Current Impasse’

By JTA

President Obama reiterated his call for an investigation into the flotilla confrontation and urged parties in the Middle East to transform the situation into a chance to advance the peace process.Read More


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