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Helen Thomas Cancels Appearance at Anti-Aipac Gathering

By JTA

Helen Thomas has cancelled her participation in a pro-Palestinian conference aiming to counter AIPAC’s annual gathering.Read More


Helen Thomas, Mearsheimer, Walt To Address 'Move Over Aipac' Conference

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Helen Thomas, Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer are scheduled to speak at a pro-Palestinian conference aiming to counter AIPAC’s annual gathering.Read More


Two Palestinian Teens Arrested in Fogel Family Murder

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Two teenage Palestinians from a West Bank village have been arrested in the murders of five members of the Fogel family in a West Bank Jewish settlement.Read More


Obama 'Prays for Peace' in Passover Message

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President Obama in his Passover message “prayed for peace” for Israel while calling for the alleviation of injustice against those “not yet free” in the Middle East.Read More


U.S. Senate Calls on U.N. To Rescind Goldstone Report

By JTA

The U.S. Senate unanimously approved a resolution calling on the United Nations to rescind the Goldstone report.Read More


Iran Providing Hamas With Smuggle-Ready Rockets, WikiLeaks Cables Show

By Yossi Melman Hagar Mizrahi (Haaretz)

Iran is manufacturing special missiles for Hamas that can be smuggled through tunnels into the Gaza Strip, according to the report of a conversation between Israel Defense Forces Deputy Chief of Staff Dan Harel and U.S. ambassador to Israel James Cunningham.Read More


Boehner To Invite Bibi To Address Joint Session of Congress

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Rep. John Boehner, the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, said he plans to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint meeting of Congress.Read More


Avigdor Lieberman Faces Indictment for Fraud

By JTA

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said he has no cause for concern following an announcement that he would be indicted on graft charges.Read More


Sidney Harman, Chairman of Newsweek, Is Dead at 92

Sidney Harman, a Jewish entrepreneur who bought Newsweek magazine last year, has died.Read More


Debbie Wasserman Schultz Brings Jewish Identity to Top Party Role

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s first day as a sophomore in the U.S. House of Representatives, on Jan. 8, 2007, was marked by a number of extraordinary achievements for a woman barely out of her first term.Read More





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