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As Settlement-Building Restarts, U.S. Tries To Push Peace Talks


The Obama administration says it is seeking ways to advance the Israeli-Palestinian talks in light of the end of Israel’s partial moratorium on settlement building.Read More

Jewish Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Protect Students from Religious Bias


Two Jewish U.S. lawmakers have introduced legislation to protect students from religious discrimination.Read More

Building Begins in West Bank, as Settlement Freeze Ends


Building began in West Bank communities just hours after the expiration of a 10-month settlement construction freeze.Read More

Ed Miliband Wins Labor Party Leadership, Beating Out Brother

By Danna Harman (Haaretz)

The Labour party has a new leader and it’s a Miliband, yes - but not the one most had long been expecting.Read More

With Freeze Over, Settlement Construction Slated To Restart

By Haaretz

Barring last-minute delays, construction will begin on Monday morning on a few dozen housing units whose owners have waited patiently for an end to the 10-month moratorium on construction in the West Bank.Read More

J Street Says George Soros Is a Major Donor

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

J Street acknowledged substantial donations from George Soros, reversing years of claims by the group that it had nothing to do with the liberal financier.Read More

Ahmadinejad at U.N.: U.S. Planned 9/11 To Save Israel


The United States arranged the 9/11 attacks “to save the Zionist regime,” Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told the United Nations General Assembly.Read More

Obama: I Won't Stand for Delegitimization of Israel

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

President Obama said he would not countenance Israel’s delegitimization and called on the world community to back Israeli-Palestinian peace with deeds and not just words.Read More

Reform Group Supports Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask’


The Reform Movement’s Religious Action Center urged U.S. senators to support legislation repealing the government’s “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Policy.”Read More

Two New York-Based Human Rights Groups Have Organized a Boycott of Performances by Israel’s National Dance Company


Two New York-based human rights groups have organized a boycott of performances by Israel’s national dance company.Read More

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