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Carter: Hamas Eager To Renew Talks for Shalit's Release

By Haaretz Service

Former American President Jimmy Carter said Thursday that Hamas was interested in renewing negotiations for a prisoner swap deal in exchange for captive Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit.Read More


Justice Minister Threatens To Quit Israeli Cabinet If His Version of Loyalty Oath Defeated

By Haaretz

Isareli Justice Minister Yaakov Neeman has reportedly said he will leave the Cabinet if a bill requiring naturalized citizens to pledge allegiance to Israel as a Jewish and democratic state fails to pass.Read More


No Knesset Majority for Loyalty Oath

By Jonathan Lis (Haaretz)

Justice Minister Yaakov Neeman has reportedly said he will not remain in the cabinet if a bill requiring naturalized citizens to pledge allegiance to Israel as a Jewish and democratic state does not pass.Read More


Rabin Remembered Upon Anniversary of His Death

By JTA

The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin “must not be forgiven or forgotten,” Israeli President Shimon Peres said at a candlelighting ceremony marking the 15th anniversary of the tragedy.Read More


Oren: No One Will Dictate Israel's Borders

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Israel’s ambassador to the United States Michael Oren told reporters on Tuesday that Israel would not allow anyone to dictate its borders.Read More


Would-Be Synagogue Bombers Are Convicted

By JTA

Four men caught in an FBI sting operation were convicted of plotting to blow up synagogues in New York City.Read More


Israel Extends Invitation to Chilean Miners

By Haaretz Service

Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov on Monday extended an official invitation to the 33 Chilean miners who were rescued last week to experience a “spiritual journey” this Christmas in the Holy Land.Read More


Database of Nazi-Looted Art Now Online

By JTA

A searchable database of more than 20,000 Nazi-looted art objects has gone online.Read More


Israel Resumes Attempts To Negotiate Release of Shalit

By JTA

Negotiations to release captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit from Hamas have resumed, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.Read More


Palestinians Say New E. Jerusalem Building Threatens Talks

By JTA

Palestinian officials said Israel’s announcement of 240 new units in eastern Jerusalem was a further blow to renewed peace talks.Read More





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