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Netanyahu Scraps Controversial Ad Campaign

By JTA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is canceling an ad campaign aimed at luring Israeli expatriates home that some American Jews have found offensive.Read More


British Lawmaker Blasts Jewish Ambassador

By JTA

A British lawmaker came under fire for suggesting the country’s Jewish ambassador to Israel is biased because of his religion.Read More


Fayyad Won't Lead Palestinian Government

By Haaretz

Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad said on Thursday that he would not serve as the prime minister of a Fatah-Hamas unity government, nor would he run for president.Read More


Al Qaeda: We Kidnapped American Aid Worker

By Haaretz

Al Qaida claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of a Jewish American man who has gone missing Pakistan, the group’s leader said on Thursday, citing a lifting of Israel’s “siege” of the Gaza Strip as one condition toward securing the man’s release.Read More


Jerusalem Builds Key Road to Settlements

By Haaretz

The city of Jerusalem began works two weeks ago on a road that will connect the capital’s northeastern neighborhoods to Jerusalem’s main traffic artery, Menachem Begin Boulevard, as part of a policy to stregthen bonds between neighborhoods across the Green Line and the rest of the city.Read More


Foxman Blasts Anti-Democratic Laws in Israel

By Haaretz

Anti-Defamation League chairman Abraham Foxman is urging right-wing Israeli legislators to come out against their colleagues who he believes are endangering Israel both “internally” and “externally” with their recent wave of anti-democratic proposals in Knesset.Read More


Man Charged With Vandalizing Jewish Stores

By JTA

A New Brunswick, N.J., man has been charged in the vandalism of several Jewish-owned shops in nearby Highland Park.Read More


Gilad Shalit Recovering Well, Grandmother Says

By JTA

Gilad Shalit has recovered from the physical ordeal of his Gaza captivity, his grandfather said.Read More


Obama: I've Done Most for Israel

By JTA

President Obama said his administration had done more than any other to help Israel.Read More


Many Israelis Think New Laws Undemocratic

By Haaretz

Nearly half of the Israeli public believes that a recent series of bills raised in Knesset are endangering democracy in Israel, a recent Haaretz-Dialog poll found.Read More


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