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New Israeli Envoy to Vatican Takes Post

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Zion Evrony has taken up his post as Israel’s ambassador to the Holy See.Read More


Obama Enacts Visa Program For Religious Workers

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President Obama enacted a three-year extension to a visa program for religious workers.Read More


Azerbaijan Eyes Aiding Israel vs. Iran

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Israel’s “go-it-alone” option to attack Iran’s nuclear sites has set the Middle East on edge and unsettled its main ally at the height of a U.S. presidential election campaign.Read More


Cuban Jewish Leaders Visit Alan Gross

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Two Cuban Jewish leaders visited jailed American contractor Alan Gross and said they found him in “good spirits.”Read More


Israel Disappointed By Argentinean/Iran Meeting

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Israel expressed “disappointment” over the Argentinean decision to accept an Iranian invitation to bilateral talks.Read More


Soros Pledges $1M to Obama Super PAC

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Billionaire George Soros has pledged $1 million to a Super PAC supporting President Obama.Read More


Former New York Times Publisher Arthur O. Sulzberger Dies at 86

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Former New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, who led the company for 34 years in a period of growth that made it a multibillion-dollar media enterprise, died on Saturday at the age of 86, the newspaper said.Read More


Obama Administration Reaffirms Levels of Defense Aid to Egypt

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The Obama administration reaffirmed its commitment to current levels of funding for Egypt’s military while announcing new civil assistance programs.Read More


Obama, Netanyahu United Against Nuclear Iran

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President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday expressed solidarity on the goal of preventing Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon, the White House said, amid signs of easing tensions over their differences on how to confront Tehran.Read More


UN Criticizes "Shrill War Talk" in Iran Nuclear Dispute

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The United Nations on Friday called on all sides in the dispute over Iran’s nuclear program to tone down “shrill war talk,” the first U.N. reaction to clashes at the world body this week between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.Read More





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