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Nearly Half U.S. Voters Polled Support Settlement Freeze

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Almost half of all U.S. voters believe that Israel should be made to cease all settlement construction as part of a future peace deal with the Palestinians, a Rasmussen Reports poll said on Wednesday.Read More


Obama: There's No U.S-Israel 'Crisis'

By JTA

In his first public remarks on the strain in U.S.-Israel ties, President Obama said there was no crisis in relations between the two countries.Read More


American To Plead Guilty to Mumbai Attack Charges

By JTA

An American citizen of Pakistani origin reportedly has agreed to plead guilty to charges against him in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks.Read More


Contrasting Views: J Street and AIPAC on U.S. Stance Toward East Jerusalem Construction

By Ha’aretz

J Street has launched a campaign supporting Washington’s firm stance against Israel’s latest building plan in East Jerusalem, in sharp contrast to a statement criticizing the U.S. stance by the mainstream American Israel Public Affairs Committee.Read More


Petraeus: Israeli-Arab Peace Talks Could Undercut Iran Threat

By JTA

Iran’s threatening posture in the Middle East could be undercut by a credible Israeli-Arab peace process, the U.S. military’s central commander said.Read More


Bibi, Responding to Clinton, Says Israel Has Proved Commitment to Peace

By Barak Ravid and Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Tuesday that Israel had proved its commitment to peace before both in words and actions, after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged Jerusalem to do more to prove it was serious about the Middle East process.Read More


Palestinians Riot in Jerusalem

By JTA

Palestinians rioted in Jerusalem as part of a “day of rage” declared by Hamas.Read More


Netanyahu: Israel Will Continue Building Jerusalem

By Barak Ravid and Mazal Mualem (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday said that Israel would continue to build in Jerusalem in the same way that it has over the last 42 years.Read More


AIPAC Encourages Obama To Defuse Tension with Israel

By JTA

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee called on the Obama administration to take steps to defuse tension with Israel, while Israel’s ambassador to the U.S. said bilateral relations are in crisis.Read More


Ultra-Nationalist Israelis to Bar Refaeli: Don't Marry Leo

By Haaretz Service

Jewish extremists have urged supermodel Bar Refaeli not to marry her actor boyfriend, Leonardo DiCaprio, because it would dilute the Jewish race, according to media reports.Read More





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