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Israel Open to Talks Based on 1967 Borders — Netanyahu Denies Report

By Reuters

Israel has agreed to a proposed formula for new peace talks with the Palestinians under which the border of their future state would be along lines that existed before the 1967 Middle East war, but with agreed land swaps, an Israeli official said on Thursday.Read More


Battle of Israel Billboards Roils Montana

By JTA

The capital of Montana has become the site of a billboard battle over American support for Israel.Read More


Boycott Israel Leader Wins Calif. Regents Post — Jewish Groups Angry

By Reuters

A student leader in the anti-Israel divestment campaign at the University of California, Berkeley, was elected to serve on the University of California system’s Board of Regents.Read More


Israel Open to Talks With Palestinians Based on 1967 Borders: Official

By Reuters

Israel has agreed to a proposed formula for new peace talks with the Palestinians under which the border of their future state would be along lines that existed before the 1967 Middle East war, but with agreed land swaps, an Israeli official said on Thursday.Read More


Samantha Power Vows To Defend Israel at U.N.

By Reuters

Samantha Power, President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, promised to push for action on Syria and fight what she termed “unacceptable bias” against Israel at the world body during her Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday.Read More


Dov Hikind Asks Brooklyn DA To Drop Charges Against Sam Kellner

By Rukhl Schechter

Last Thursday, New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind called on Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes to drop the charges against Sam Kellner — a Munkacs Hasid, who, in 2010, reported to the DA that his son had been sexually molested by Baruch Lebovits, but was later accused of extorting the witnesses – allegations that now appear to be false.Read More


Righteous Pole's Maccabiah Reunion With Rescued Jew

By Judy Maltz (Haaretz)

Many of the athletes flying into Israel this week to participate in the 19th Maccabiah Games would say this is the fulfillment of a lifelong dream. But for one 86-year-old Polish-Catholic woman who will be among the crowd of tens of thousands attending the opening ceremony at Teddy Stadium on Thursday evening, it marks the realization of a very different sort of wish.Read More


Landlord's 'No Mezuzah' Rule Sparks Lawsuit

By JTA

An Orthodox Jewish man from suburban New York City sued his landlord for demanding that he remove the mezuzah from his apartment’s doorpost.Read More


John Kerry Says Gap Is Narrowing Between Israel and Palestinians

By Reuters

Secretary of State John Kerry voiced confidence on Wednesday that he was on track toward achieving a resumption of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, saying gaps had been greatly narrowed.Read More


John Kerry Meets With Palestinians as Israel Pushes New Settlements

By Reuters

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday as Israel approved new homes in a West Bank settlement, potentially hampering U.S. efforts to persuade Abbas to resume peace talks.Read More


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