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Kadima Rejects Bibi's Offer To Join Government

By Jonathan Lis and Mazal Mualem (Haaretz)

The Kadima Knesset faction announced on Monday that it was rejecting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s offer for the party to join the government.Read More


U.S. Official: Building E. Jerusalem Homes Is a Blow to Peace Process

By Akiva Eldar (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to construct an additional 700 apartments in East Jerusalem was another blow to already stalled peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, a U.S. official said on MondayRead More


Solow Rips Anti-Semitism Envoy Over Her Response to Oren's J Street Remarks

By JTA

A major Jewish communal leader is criticizing the Obama administration’s top official dealing with anti-Semitism.Read More


Madoff Reportedly Assaulted in Prison

By JTA

Bernard Madoff was reportedly hospitalized for injuries consistent with an assault.Read More


Bibi Presses Livni To Join Government

By Barak Ravid and Mazal Mualem and Jonathan Lis (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked opposition leader Tzipi Livni, the chairwoman of Kadima, on Thursday to join a unity government. Livni did not immediately reject the offer, and added that if the offer is real “I always said that it is up for discussion.”Read More


German Mediator To Meet With Hamas About Shalit Swap

By JTA

The German mediator in the Gilad Shalit prison swap negotiations arrived in Gaza and is meeting with Hamas officials.Read More


Carter Says Apology Not Tied to Grandson's Senate Bid

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Jimmy Carter is asking the Jewish community for forgiveness – and insists it’s not simply because his grandson has decided to launch a political career with a run for the Georgia state Senate.Read More


Peace Reigns In Meeting of Establishment Honcho and Orthodox Anarchist

By Gal Beckerman

An event billed by some as a “celebrity death match” between a representative of the Jewish establishment and a self-proclaimed Orthodox anarchist turned instead into a chummy all-male evening laced with schnapps.Read More


E.U.'s Human Rights Court: Bosnia Discriminated Against Jews, Roma

By JTA

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that the exclusion of Jews and Roma from Bosnia’s highest state offices is unlawful discrimination.Read More


Bibi's Cabinet Gives Go-Ahead To Negotiate for Shalit Release

By JTA

Benjamin Netanyahu’s inner cabinet has given Israel’s negotiating team the go-ahead to continue talks for the release of soldier Gilad Shalit.Read More





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