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Stoudemire Mulls Taking His Talents to Tel Aviv

By JTA

Amar’e Stoudemire asked fans on Twitter if he should play in Israel during the NBA lockout.Read More


U.S. Calls for Resignation of U.N. Official Who Posted Anti-Semitic Cartoon

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

The Obama administration, joined by U.S. Jewish groups, called for the United Nations to dismiss Richard Falk, its rapporteur on Palestinian rights, after he posted an anti-Semitic cartoon on his blog.Read More


House Threatens To Cut Off Palestinian Aid Over Statehood Move

By JTA

The U.S. House of Representatives threatened to cut off funding to the Palestinian Authority if it pursues recognition of statehood outside negotiations with Israel.Read More


Israel Thwarts Fly-In Pro-Palestinian Protest

By Yaniv Kubovic (Haaretz)

Israel successfully prevented the entry of 200 passengers attempting to fly into Israel’s Ben-Gurion International Airport on Friday in a bid to stymie an influx of pro-Palestinian activists to the country, according to the police.Read More


French Boat Seized as U.S. Group Gives Up Flotilla Effort

By JTA

In the latest blows to the so-called Freedom Flotilla, a French boat that left a Greek port for Gaza earlier in the week was detained by the Greek coast guard, while a U.S. activist group has ended its activities.Read More


Weprin Picked By Democrats To Run for Weiner's Seat

By Forward Staff

Queens Democrat and state assemblyman, David Weprin, is Democrats’ choice to run for Rep. Anthony Weiner’s seat in a special election on Sept. 13. A Republican opponent has not yet been named.Read More


Israel Tells Airlines To Bar Fly-In Protesters

By Zohar Blumenkrantz (Haaretz)

Israel has instructed foreign airlines to prevent 300 pro-Palestinian activists from boarding flights to Israel over the weekend.Read More


U.N. Palestinian Rights Official Posts Anti-Semitic Cartoon

By JTA

The United Nations Human Rights Council’s special rapporteur on Palestinian rights is being criticized for re-posting an anti-Semitic cartoon on his personal blog.Read More


Erekat: No Contradiction Between Statehood Declaration and Peace Process

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat attended a meeting with U.S. officials at the U.S. State Department Wednesday, at which U.S. officials were expected to push the PA negotiator to accept American terms for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement.Read More


Romney Garners Support Among Jewish Republicans

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

For all the talk among pundits of Mitt Romney’s charisma problem, Romney’s Jewish supporters say what’s most inspiring about the Republican presidential candidate is that he actually does rather than just talk.Read More


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