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Israeli Voters Will Get Say on Land Pullbacks

By JTA

The Knesset approved a bill requiring a national referendum on pullbacks from territories under Israel’s control.Read More


Former Obama Aide: Palestinians Receptive to Gradual Peace Deal

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz Service)

The Palestinian Authority would be receptive to peace deal which would allow for a gradual Israeli withdrawal from the West Bank, U.S. President Barack Obama’s former National Security Advisor James L. Jones said on Monday, adding that he felt there was an “enormous” opportunity to get the two sides back to the negotiations table.Read More


Wanted Nazi Samuel Kunz Dies

By JTA

Samuel Kunz, one of the world’s most wanted Nazis, died in Germany before he could be brought to trial.Read More


New Evidence Reportedly Links Hezbollah to Hariri Killing

By JTA

New evidence links Hezbollah to the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, according to a Canadian Broadcasting Corp. report.Read More


Bibi: No Settlement Freeze Vote Without U.S. Offer in Writing

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told lawmakers on Sunday that he had not yet received a written draft from the United States over a proposed package of incentives in exchange for a freeze on West Bank construction.Read More


Proposed Ballot Measure Could Outlaw Circumcision

By JTA (via j the Jewish news weekly of Northern California)

San Francisco-area Jewish organizations condemned a proposed ballot measure to outlaw Jewish ritual circumcision in the city.Read More


Fox News Chief Apologizes for Nazi Remark

By JTA

Fox News chief Roger Ailes apologized to the Anti-Defamation League for calling National Public Radio executives “Nazis.”Read More


Fox News Chief: 'Left Wing Rabbis' Make It Difficult to Say 'Holocaust'

By JTA

Roger Ailes, the Fox News Channel chief, called National Public Radio executives “Nazis” and said “left-wing rabbis” make it difficult to use the term “Holocaust” on air.Read More


Holocaust Survivor Wins Presidential Medal of Freedom

By JTA

A Holocaust survivor who teaches children the value of citizenship is among those who will be honored by President Obama with a Medal of Freedom.Read More


Residents of Lebanon Border Town Protest Israel's Decision To Withdraw

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Israel’s cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to withdraw troops unilaterally from a disputed village straddling the Lebanese border. The vote was made as a gesture to the United Nations, but drew residents onto the streets protesting the division of their community.Read More


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