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Khalidi: One State Exists Already

By Haaretz

Hamas and the Palestinian Authority should unite, unequivocally renounce violence and jettison the U.S.-led peace process which is “a corpse that has had formaldehyde pumped into its veins for over a decade” – this is the diagnosis and prescription of Professor Rashid Khalidi, one of the leading Palestinian intellectuals in the world.Read More


McCarthy 'Right in Every Word': Israeli Lawmaker

By Haaretz

Likud MK Ofir Akunis, who sponsored the bill to limit foreign funding to Israeli human rights organization, stood behind Senator Joseph’s McCarthy’s actions in the 1950s. Speaking on Sunday on the “London and Kirshenbaum” television show on Channel 10, Akunis said McCarthy – who in the 1950s presided over a committee that investigated Americans suspected of harboring Communist views – said “was right in every word, the fact is -there were Soviet agents.”Read More


Scores of Lawmakers Call for Gross' Release

By JTA

Nearly 100 U.S. lawmakers called on the government of Cuba to release imprisoned Jewish U.S. contractor Alan Gross.Read More


Fearing Death, Shalit Went on Hunger Strike

By JTA

Former captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit went on a hunger strike that put his life in danger shortly before his release.Read More


Arson Suspected at Florida Judaica Store

By JTA

A fire at a Jewish bookstore in South Florida is being investigated as arson.Read More


U.S. Ambassador Criticizes Anti-NGO Law

By Haaretz

The U.S. ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro, recently relayed a message to senior members of the Prime Minister’s Office that the Obama administration is concerned by proposed legislation that will potentially limit funding by foreign governments for nonprofit organizations.Read More


Clinton Shocked at Israeli Women's Status

By Haaretz

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton compared Israel’s treatment of women with that of Iran. She cited soldiers’ boycotts of women’s singing and back-of-the-bus seating.Read More


Barak: We Can't Allow Iran To Get Bomb

By Haaretz

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said on Saturday that Iran is getting closer to developing a nuclear bomb, and that new and more crippling sanctions should be imposed on the Islamic Republic.Read More


Bearded Chabad Rabbi Can Join U.S. Army

By JTA

A bearded Chabad rabbi has won his battle to join the U.S. Army without shaving his beard.Read More


Panetta Urges Israel To 'Mend Fences'

By Haaretz

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta urged Israel on Friday to “reach out and mend fences” with Turkey, Egypt and other security partners in the Middle East, saying he is troubled by the Jewish state’s growing isolation in the volatile region.Read More





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