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Italian Painting at Florida Museum May Be Looted Art

A small Florida museum was ordered to hold onto a painting on loan from Italy because it may have been looted by the Nazis.Read More


Turkey Leader Blasts Israel's 'Mentality'

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a meeting of Arab League foreign ministers in Cairo on Tuesday that the mentality of the Israeli government serves as an obstacle to peace in the Middle East, and stressed the need for recognition of a Palestinian state.Read More


Google Launches Street View in Israel

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Google launched its Street View project In Israel.Read More


Israel Points to Embassy Attack as Fodder Against Statehood Vote

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Israel’s overseas ambassadors have been instructed by the Foreign Ministry to use last weekend’s attack on the Israeli embassy in Cairo to convince decision-makers in the countries where they serve that United Nations recognition of a Palestinian state will lead to a violent eruption in the West Bank.Read More


Some in U.S. Looking Forward to Statehood Bid

By JTA

Despite the rapid unraveling of Israeli ties with both Turkey and Egypt, September is still seen as the month that would precipitate a “diplomatic tsunami” as a result of the impending UN vote on Palestinian statehood, letting the fact that two Israeli ambassadors were forced to leave neighboring countries take a distant backseat.Read More


Seminary Will Launch Interreligious Center

The Jewish Theological Seminary said it will establish an interreligious center with a $2 million gift from New York philanthropist Howard Milstein.Read More


U.S. Hopes Cairo Embassy Attack 'Isolated'

By Haaretz

The United States is working to prevent recent discord between Egypt and Israel from spilling over to the rest of the Middle East, a senior U.S. official said on Monday, adding that Washington hoped that the attack on Israel’s Cairo embassy was an “isolated incident.Read More


Jewish Groups Praise Obama Jobs Plan

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U.S. Jewish groups praised aspects of President Obama’s jobs proposal.Read More


Poll: Europeans Back Palestinian Statehood Bid

By Haaretz

As the foreign minister of the European Union met in Brussels Monday to try to define a common position on the expected Palestinian declaration of statehood next week, the citizens of Europe made it clear what they wanted to happen.Read More


Security Tightened at Israeli Embassy in Jordan

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Security around Israel’s embassy in Amman, Jordan has been increased as a result of the recent violent mob attack on Israel’s embassy in Cairo.Read More





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