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Mideast Quartet Slams Violent Settlers

By Haaretz

The Quartet for the Middle East is concerned over ongoing settler violence and incitement in the West Bank, a statement following ameeting of the group’s foreign ministers said on Wednesday, adding that negotiations, not settlement expansion, would solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Read More


Iran Promises New Proposals at Nuclear Talks

By JTA

Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator said his country was prepared to offer “new initiatives” at upcoming nuclear talks in Istanbul.Read More


Non-Orthodox Angry Over Hotel Discrimination

By JTA

Leaders of the Israeli Reform and Conservative movements sent a letter of complaint to the Israeli government charging that Israeli hotels discriminate against non-Orthodox Jews.Read More


Tunisia Leader Vows To Protect Country's' Jews

By JTA

On a visit to a synagogue that had been bombed 10 years ago, Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki said Tunisia is committed to the security of its Jews and that they are equal citizens under the law.Read More


Radio Station Reduces Women's Air Time

By Haaretz

The chairman of Israel’s Second Television and Radio Authority Tuesday rejected criticism of a vote by the authority’s council to reduce the number of hours that women are on the air on ultra-Orthodox radio station Kol Barama.Read More


Israel, Lebanon Navies Increase Cooperation

By Haaretz

The Israel Navy has recently strengthened its cooperation with the Lebanese Navy in the Mediterranean, as it prepares for possible pro-Palestinian flotillas to Gaza on Nakba Day this monthRead More


Israel Discusses Attending Nonproliferation Conference

By JTA

Finland’s Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs visited Jerusalem secretly last week for talks with Israeli counterparts about Israel’s involvement in a conference to ban nuclear arms from the Middle East. Two years ago Israel voiced opposition to such a conference.Read More


Soldiers Suspected of Stealing Palestinian's Gold Coins

By Haaretz

Israeli Military Police is investigating allegations that soldiers stole pieces of gold worth tens of thousands of shekels from the home of a Palestinian man during a late-night raid in a West Bank village last week.Read More


Greenberg Named Maccabiah Hoops Coach

By JTA

Virginia Tech coach Seth Greenberg was named the head coach of the U.S. Maccabiah Games men’s basketball team.Read More


Santorum Pulls Out of GOP Race

By JTA

Conservative Rick Santorum pulled out of the Republican presidential race Tuesday, leaving Mitt Romney with a clear path to the GOP nomination.Read More


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