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European Union To Call for Divided Jerusalem

By JTA

The European Union is set to officially call for Jerusalem to be divided and serve as the capitals of both Israel and Palestine.Read More


Israeli Court: No Point in Naming Prisoners in Shalit Swap

By Tomer Zarchin (Haaretz)

Supreme Court President Dorit Beinisch on Monday said there was no point in naming the prisoners whom Hamas wanted freed in exchange for Gilad Shalit, since a deal had yet to be reached for the abducted Israeli soldier’s release.Read More


Chelsea Clinton, Jewish Boyfriend To Wed

By JTA

Chelsea Clinton is engaged to marry her Jewish boyfriend of two years.Read More


Jewish Groups Fight Abortion Restrictions in Health Care Bill

By Eric Fingerhut (JTA)

Several Jewish groups are fighting a controversial measure in health reform legislation that would have the effect of eliminating insurance coverage for abortion for millions of women.Read More


Shalit Deal Hinges on 50 Palestinian Prisoners, Hamas Says

By Tomer Zarchin (Haaretz)

Hamas is still sparring with Israel over the names of 50 prisoners it wants released in exchange for abducted Israel Defense Forces soldier Gilad Shalit, a senior official in the Islamic militant group said on Monday.Read More


Israel Bombs Gaza Terrorists Preparing Rocket Launch

By JTA

Israel’s air force bombed a group of terrorists in Gaza as they prepared to launch a rocket at Israel.Read More


IDF Foils Terror Attack

By Anshel Pfeffer (Haaretz) and Haaretz Service

Israel Defense Forces soldiers on Thursday detonated a 15-kilogram explosive seized during a search along the border with Egypt.Read More


Israel's Security Cabinet Votes for Partial Settlement Freeze

By Barak Ravid and Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

The security cabinet voted Wednesday to impose a partial 10-month freeze on construction in West Bank settlements, which will not apply to East Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced yesterday. He said the partial freeze was a bid to restart stalled peace talks with the Palestinians.Read More


Hadassah Supports Mammograms at 40

By JTA

Hadassah said women should continue to have regular mammograms beginning at age 40, contrary to new federal guidelines.Read More


Palin Among GOP Prospects Criticizing Obama on Israel

By Eric Fingerhut (JTA)

As Sarah Palin embarked on a tour for her just published book “Going Rogue,” she became the latest prospective Republican presidential candidate to criticize the Obama administration’s policy on Israel.Read More





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