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Report: Fire Services Are Israel's Weak Link

By JTA

The Fire and Rescue Services organization is the weak link in Israel’s emergency readiness, a report said.Read More


Princeton Defeats Attempt To Impose Alternative to Israeli Hummus

A Princeton student referendum on whether to ask the university’s dining services to provide an alternative brand of hummus to Sabra was defeated.Read More


Renewed Settlement Freeze Talks Reach Dead End

By Barak Ravid and Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Negotiations between Israel and the U.S. government regarding Israel’s renewal of a moratorium on West Bank settlement construction in exchange for an American letter of guarantees have failed, according to a senior Israeli official.Read More


WikiLeaks: US Accuses Syria of Arming Hezbollah

By JTA

The United States accused Syria of arming Hezbollah with advanced ballistic missiles, a new document released by WikiLeaks showed.Read More


Dozens of Rabbis Forbid Renting to Gentiles

By JTA

Dozens of Israel’s municipal chief rabbis have signed on to a religious ruling that forbids renting homes to gentiles, and more specifically to Arabs.Read More


Barak: U.S. Put Settlement Freeze on Hold To Deal With WikiLeaks

By Jonathan Lis (Haaretz)

Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Tuesday that contacts with the United States over a renewed moratorium on West Bank construction had been frozen in the wake of the WikiLeaks crisis and the tensions between North and South Korea.Read More


Argentina Joins Brazil in Recognizing a Palestinian State

By JTA

Argentina has recognized a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders, according to a note sent from President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to Mahmoud Abbas.Read More


Helen Thomas' Alma Mater Drops Journalism Award Named for Veteran Reporter

By JTA

Helen Thomas made more anti-Zionist comments in a public forum, causing her alma mater to drop an award named for the longtime journalist.Read More


Teen Arrested After Admitting To Starting Israeli Fire

By JTA

A 14-year-old resident of the Druze village of Ussfiya was arrested after admitting to starting the fire that destroyed much of the Carmel Forest.Read More


After Three Days, Deadly Carmel Blaze Is Under Control

By JTA

The forest fire in northern Israel that claimed 42 lives and destroyed thousands of acres of land is under control, Israeli officials said.Read More





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