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Documentary on West Bank Wins at Sundance

By Haaretz

An Israeli documentary film won the best foreign documentary category in the prestigious Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, hardly a week after an Israeli feature film was named as an Academy Award nominee.Read More


Bibi: Prospects for Peace Talks 'Not Good'

By Haaretz

Peace prospects with the Palestinians are looking poor, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday after exploratory talks aimed at relaunching negotiations ended in deadlock.Read More


Abbas: Israel Caused Peace Talks To Fail

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas blamed Israel for the failure of the latest round of exploratory peace talks in Amman on Saturday.Read More


Amid Raging Conflict, Hamas Flees Damascus

By Haaretz

Hamas leaders, including chief of the politburo Khaled Meshal, left the organization’s longtime headquarters in Damascus, the New York Times reported on Friday, amid persisting tensions in Syria as the regime of Bashar Assad clashes with opposition forces.Read More


Palestinians Prepared To Declare Talks Dead

By Haaretz

The executive committee of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) is expected to rule whether or not to continue the Jordan-mediated low-level peace talks with Israel in the next few days, Palestinian officials said on Saturday.Read More


Obama Vows To Fight Holocaust Denial

By JTA

President Barack Obama pledged to combat Holocaust denial in a message marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Read More


In Davos, Barak Calls for Anti-Iran Sanctions

By JTA

Ehud Barak called for intensified sanctions on Iran at the World Economic Forum in Davos.Read More


Jewish Leaders Meet With Jonathan Pollard

By JTA

Leaders of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations met with convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard.Read More


Ethiopians Struggle To Maintain Israel Protests

By Haaretz

Three weeks into the Ethiopian-Israeli protest campaign against racism, its leaders are frustrated by the apathy of the Israeli public and government and are planning to sound their grievances abroad, to the Diaspora and even the United Nations. Meanwhile, they have to contend with a competing social protest.Read More


Germans Honored for Keeping Jewish Culture Alive

By JTA

A former Wehrmacht soldier was one of five Germans honored this year for helping ensure that local Jewish history and culture are not forgotten.Read More





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