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Bush Brother Drops Bid for Debt-Ridden Israeli Conglomerate

By Haaretz/Shelly Appelberg

The race for control of one of Israel’s biggest conglomerates, Nochi Dankner’s IDB group, took some dramatic turns Sunday as the deadline for offers expired. Neil Bush, brother of former U.S President George W. Bush, dropped out of the running, the Danker group added a new partner and the Argentinian businessman Eduardo Elsztain raised his offer by NIS 100 million to NIS 805 million - but with new strings attached.Read More


Palestinians Stick to Peace Talks Despite Complaints

By JTA

Members of the Palestinian peace negotiating team did not resign over Israeli settlement construction announcements, Palestinian officials said despite reports to the contrary.Read More


Tunisia Suspended From Davis Cup Over Refusal To Play Israelis

By JTA

Tunisia has been suspended from next year’s Davis Cup after it ordered one of its national players to withdraw from a tournament rather than face an Israeli player.Read More


U.S. Spied on Israel Even as They Shared Intelligence

By JTA

Israel has been the target of spying by the United States’ National Security Agency, the New York Times reported, citing documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.Read More


eBay Yanks 30 Items of Holocaust Memorabilia

By Reuters

EBay has removed from its listings around 30 items of memorabilia from the Nazi Holocaust, including clothes worn by concentration camp victims, after a newspaper investigation discovered they were on sale on the e-commerce website, Britain’s Mail on Sunday said.Read More


Abraham Foxman Confirms 'Time Out' on Iran Nuclear Push

By Chemi Shalev (Haaretz)

ADL National Director Abe Foxman has confirmed that leaders of major Jewish organizations have agreed on a limited “time out” during which they will not push for stronger sanctions on Iran.Read More


South Africa Steps Up Anti-Israel Policy

By Haaretz

South African ministers are currently refraining from visiting Israel, the nation’s International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane was quoted as stating on Friday by the Sunday Times.Read More


Temple Mount Push by Jews Sparks Fears of Wider Conflict Among Israelis

By Haaretz

Tensions between Jews and Muslims around Jerusalem’s Temple Mount are surging.Read More


Israelis Omri Casspi and Gal Mekel Face Off in Basketball First

By Haaretz

On Friday night, two Israeli players faced off in the world’s best basketball league for the first time.Read More


Rabbi Who Survived Dagestan Shooting Speaks to Chabad

By JTA

A rabbi who survived an anti-Semitic shooting in Russia led a prayer at the annual gathering of Chabad’s emissaries in New York.Read More


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