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U.S. Slams Hamas Condemnation of Bin Laden Killing

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

U.S. State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner slammed comments on Monday made by a Hamas leader who criticized the U.S. for killing ‘holy warrior’ Osama bin Laden.Read More


U.S. Defense Official: We Had No Choice But To Kill Bin Laden

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

The United States had no choice but to kill al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden during the raid on his hideout in Pakistan, President Barack Obama’s top counter terrorism adviser said Monday.Read More


Bibi: Bin Laden's Death Shows U.S. Determined To Fight Terror

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called U.S. President Barak Obama on Monday to congratulate him on the assassination of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden the day before.Read More


Jewish Funds for Justice, Progressive Jewish Alliance Will Merge

By JTA

Two Jewish social justice organizations — The Progressive Jewish Alliance and Jewish Funds for Justice — have decided to merge.Read More


Bibi: Killing of Bin Laden Is a 'Resounding Victory for Justice'

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Israeli officials lauded a Monday statement by U.S. President Barack Obama announcing the assassination of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying Israel shared the “joy of the American people.”Read More


Osama Bin Laden Is Dead; U.S. Has His Body

By JTA

Osama bin Laden is dead and his body is in the possession of the United States.Read More


Reform Rift Over Zionist Credentials of Rick Jacobs, Incoming URJ Chief

By JTA

Ads questioning the Zionist credentials of the leader-designate of the Reform movement are a distortion, Reform leaders said.Read More


San Francisco Circumcision Ban Is Likely To Be on Ballot in November

By JTA

A proposal to ban circumcision in San Francisco looks likely for the November ballot.Read More


Abbas: Palestinians, Despite Unity Pact, Will Talk Peace

By JTA

The Palestinians will continue to handle any peace negotiations with Israel despite the Fatah-Hamas unity agreement, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said.Read More


White House: Palestinian Unity Government Must Renounce Terror, Accept Israel

By JTA

Reacting to news that rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas had agreed to a reconciliation deal, the Obama government said any Palestinian unity government must accept Israel’s right to exist and renounce terrorism – conditions that Hamas does not meet.Read More





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