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Lawmakers Renew Threat to Cut Off Aid to Palestinians

By Haaretz

Congressmen said Monday that the Palestinians should think twice about their bid to gain recognition at the United Nations,urging the Palestinian Authority to “reverse course” and get back to the negotiation table.Read More


Israel Panel Head Calls for More Social Spending

By Haaretz

Israel’s economic growth is not fairly distributed to all of its citizens, Prof. Manuel Trajtenberg, the head of a governmental committee on socioeconomic change said on Monday, adding that despite the many security threats Israel was facing, the social security of its citizens was as important as its military might.Read More


Palestinian Art Exhibit Moved in California

By JTA

An exhibit of Palestinian children’s artwork illustrating the Gaza War was shown in an outdoor venue after a California children’s museum cancelled the display under pressure from the community.Read More


Poll: Jewish Voters Split on Obama

By JTA

As many Jewish voters approve of President Obama’s performance as disapprove in an American Jewish Committee poll that shows much disappointment stems from his handling of the economy.Read More


Peres Calls Abbas 'Best' Palestinian Leader

By Haaretz

President Shimon Peres said Monday that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is the best Palestinian leader for Israel.Read More


Times Reporter Quits Public Relations Firm Over Conflict Claim

By JTA

New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief Ethan Bronner has resigned from the speaker’s bureau of a Jerusalem-based public relations firm amid charges of conflict of interest.Read More


No Move on Statehood Bid Expected Soon

By Haaretz

UN Security Council members will convene on Monday for informal consultations on the Palestinian Authority’s application for admission to the United Nations as a full member state.Read More


Bibi 'Disappointed' at Abbas' U.N. Speech

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his “disappointment” on Sunday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ speech to the UN General Assembly, during an interview with NBC’s long-running news show “Meet the Press”.Read More


U.N. UPDATE: Bibi Extends 'Hand of Peace' to Palestinians

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected the Palestinian bid for statehood at the United Nations and insisted that Israel wants to achieve peace through talks.Read More


Hamas Blasts Statehood Bid as Misguided

By Haaretz

Gaza’s Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh accused Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday of relinquishing Palestinian rights by seeking recognition for a state in the pre-1967 borders.Read More





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