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Bibi: We Still Want Peace

By Reuters

Israel remains committed to a negotiated settlement with the Palestinians, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday, despite worries among the Jewish state’s European allies over its plans to build more settlements.Read More


J Street Wins as Senate Omits Statehood Slap

By JTA

A U.S. Senate amendment that would have penalized Palestinians for seeking non-member state status at the United Nations was not attached to its intended law.Read More


Israel Begins Planning Work on 'E1' Settlement

By Reuters

Israel moved forward on Wednesday with plans to build some 3,000 settler homes in one of the most sensitive areas of the occupied West Bank, in defiance of international protests.Read More


Ed Koch Hospitalized With Infection

By Forward Staff

Former New York Mayor Edward I. Koch was hospitalized for a lung infection, a spokesman said.Read More


'Ai Weiwei' and 2 Israel Films Make Oscars List

By JTA

Two Israeli films are on the Academy Awards’ short list for the best documentary category, along with one by a Forward 50 selection.Read More


Ecuador Leader Compares Terror Bombing to Libya

By JTA

Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa compared the bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center which killed 85 people to “NATO bombings of Libya.”Read More


B'nai Jeshurun Cheers Push for Palestinian State

By JTA

The leaders of a prominent New York City synagogue sent out an email to congregants praising the U.N. vote that elevated the Palestinians to non-member state status.Read More


Terror Suspects Admits Synagogue Bomb Plot

By Reuters

A New York man on Tuesday pleaded guilty to 10 charges connected with a plan to blow up synagogues and churches in Manhattan last year.Read More


Europe Struggles To Respond to Settlement Plan

By Reuters

European Union states struggled to agree on Tuesday on a common response to Israel’s plans to expand settlements in the West Bank, highlighting the divisions within the bloc over how to tackle the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.Read More


Duke's Jewish Life Center Is Vandalized

By JTA

The sign for a Jewish center at Duke University was vandalized, the campus student newspaper reported.Read More





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