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Sharon Moved Home for First Time in Five Years

By Yanir Yagna and Dan Even (Haaretz)

Former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was taken back to his home on the Sycamore Farm in the Negev on Friday morning, for the first time since he fell comatose from a stroke five years ago.Read More


Beck Attacks Soros, Jewish Leaders Outraged

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Jewish leaders expressed outrage at an attack by Glenn Beck on George Soros’ World War II childhood.Read More


U.S. To Store More Weapons in Israel

By JTA

The United States will store an additional $400 million in emergency military equipment in Israel.Read More


Secretary Clinton: Israeli Housing Plans Are Counterproductive

By JTA

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Israeli plans to build additional housing in eastern Jerusalem is counterproductive to peace talks.Read More


Bibi To Obama: Jerusalem is Not a Settlement

By Shlomo Shamir (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office issued a statement Tuesday responding to criticism by the United States over Israel’s plan to build 1,300 new homes in East Jerusalem, emphasizing that Israel is doing nothing to harm the peace process.Read More


Charges Filed in $42.5 Million Claims Conference Fraud

By Uriel Heilman (JTA)

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in New York is announcing charges against 17 people for participating in a $42.5 million fraud at the Claims Conference.Read More


Obama: East Jerusalem Building Plans 'Unhelpful' to Peace Efforts

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz Service)

U.S. President Barack Obama cautioned Tuesday that Israel’s plan to construct 1,300 new homes in East Jerusalem could obstruct the pursuit of peace in the Middle East.Read More


UN Secretary Expresses Concern Over Jerusalem Building

By JTA

United Nations Secretary Ban Ki-moon told Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting that he is concerned over plans to build hundreds of housing units in eastern Jerusalem.Read More


Israel's Supreme Court Upholds Jews-Only Housing in Jaffa Enclave

By Noah Kosharek (Haaretz)

The Supreme Court rejected an appeal on Sunday opposing the leasing of land in Jaffa’s Ajami neighborhood for the exclusive use of members of the religious Zionist community.Read More


Bill Clinton: Rabin Would Have Approved of Chelsea Marrying a Jew

By JTA

If the Israelis and Palestinians cut a peace deal, Syria likely would ally itself with the West over Iran, and Lebanon would be truly independent, Bill Clinton said.Read More


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