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Has King David's 3,000-Year-Old Palace Been Found at Last?

Two or three rows of stones stretching across 30 meters. That is what remains of what is believed to be King David’s palace, or at least the palace of a senior district governor that served the king some 3,000 years ago, according to scholars from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the Israel Antiquities Authority.Read More


Palestinians Gather To Discuss New Peace Talks

By Reuters

As Palestinian leaders gathered to discuss a possible U.S-brokered resumption of peace talks on Thursday, the Israeli government denied a shift in its conditions that might help end a three-year stalemate.Read More


Hungary Anti-Semitic Page Yanked by Facebook

By JTA

Facebook removed an official fan page of Kuruc.info — a U.S.-based website in Hungarian which features anti-Semitic hate speech and propaganda by Hungary’s ultranationalist Jobbik Party.Read More


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


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