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Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu Meet Amid Rifts Old and New

By Matt Spetalnick

President Barack Obama and Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu meet for a new round in their often-tense relationship on Wednesday, facing differences over Iran diplomacy and Middle East peace efforts as well as complications from the U.S.-led fight against Islamic State militants.Read More


Palestinian Peace Negotiator Compares Benjamin Netanyahu to ISIS Leader

By JTA

Saeb Erekat, the Palestinian Authority’s chief negotiator in peace talks with Israel, compared Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the leader of ISIS.Read More


Dutch Student Videos 'Decapitate Jews' Threat

By JTA

A Dutch high school student was suspended after posting a video in which he said he belonged to ISIS and wanted to decapitate Jews.Read More


Controversial Lancet Editor Visits Israel

By JTA

The editor of the British medical journal The Lancet, which ran an open letter accusing Israel of a “massacre” in Gaza, is visiting Israel.Read More


Rahm Emanuel Struggles To Keep Hold on Chicago Black Voters

By Reuters

Rahm Emanuel won election as mayor of Chicago three years ago in part because of his strength in the African-American community, but enough black voters have since soured on him that a black labor leader is emerging as a potential rival in the city’s February election.Read More


Jewish Settlers Move Into E. Jerusalem Apartments

By Reuters

Several Jewish families moved into apartments in buildings in the eastern Jerusalem Arab neighborhood of Silwan.Read More


Blocked Israeli Cargo Ship Heads to Los Angeles

By JTA

An Israeli-owned cargo ship prevented by pro-Palestinian demonstrators from unloading in the Oakland Port will try to unload in Los Angeles.Read More


Hungary Bans Far Right Conference

By JTA

Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary ordered the banning of a right-wing extremist conference in Budapest.Read More


Fasting While Pregnant Doubles Premature Birth Chance

By JTA

Fasting on Yom Kippur in the later stages of pregnancy doubles a woman’s risk for premature delivery, according to a new Israeli study.Read More


Graves Vandalized in Jewish Cemetery on the Mount of Olives

By JTA

More than 40 graves were vandalized at the Jewish cemetery on the Mount of Olives.Read More


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