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Israel

  • Trump and Netanyahu: The mixed messages of a diplomatic love festival

    By jwadmin on February 18, 2017
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – One state. Flexibility. Two states. Hold back on settlements. Stop Iran. When President Donald Trump met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: What a press conference! But wait. In the Age of Trump, every post-event analysis requires a double take. Not so much “did he mean what he said?” —he appears to mean it, in real […]
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  • NFL players flap upends Israel’s PR game plan

    By jwadmin on February 15, 2017
    By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL NEW YORK CITY–(JTA) – Almost 30 years ago, the late theater impresario Joe Papp got into hot water when he canceled a scheduled production of a pro-Palestinian play at his flagship Manhattan theater, the Public. Rumors flew at the time that he caved in to pressure from wealthy Jewish donors, but Papp—born Joseph Papirofsky but muted in his […]
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  • Valentine’s Day survey: Most Jewish Israelis support civil marriage and divorce

    By jwadmin on February 15, 2017
    JERUSALEM (JTA) – A majority of Jewish Israelis support allowing civil marriage and divorce in Israel, according to a survey released for Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14. Some 72 percent of Jewish Israelis and 76 percent of Arab Israelis support the statement that “every resident [of Israel] has the right to get married in Israel with whomever he chooses, in whatever […]
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  • Israeli president to Mexican counterpart: Wall comparisons are ‘misunderstanding’

    By jwadmin on February 1, 2017
    JERUSALEM (JTA) – Israeli President Reuven Rivlin told his counterpart from Mexico that Israel had “no intention” of comparing its border wall with Egypt to the one proposed by Donald Trump between Mexico and the United States. “No Comparison” Rivlin spoke by phone to Enrique Pena Nieto on Tuesday evening in Israel amid the diplomatic uproar between Israel and Mexico […]
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  • Israeli Foreign Ministry Director General to visit Turkey

    By jwadmin on February 1, 2017
    (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israeli Foreign Ministry Director General Yuval Rotem will visit Turkey next week in a move meant to renew dialogue between Jerusalem and Ankara for the first time in six years. Rotem is scheduled to meet with his Turkish counterpart and with Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin. He will also meet with Israeli Embassy officials in Ankara, staffers […]
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  • DC Report: Mixed signals from White House, Netanyahu confuse 

    By jwadmin on January 27, 2017
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield Netanyahu Netanyahu believes he has a green light from Donald Trump on settlement construction, and he didn’t wait for confirmation to bulldoze a path for thousands of new homes beyond the 1967 Green Line and to lift all restrictions on building in East Jerusalem and across the West Bank. Trump has signaled an amber light […]
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  • If you build it will they come? JNF pitches baseball unity in Beit Shemesh

    By jwadmin on January 25, 2017
    By YOCHEVED T. KOLCHIN/JNS.org – On an unseasonably warm Friday in early January, the tune of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” drew more than a 100 baseball fans to an empty lot in the center of Beit Shemesh, a small town nestled in the hills outside Jerusalem. In a country where Little League Baseball is unheard of and Cracker Jack […]
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  • Will Trump be like Obama? President has mixed record with American Jews and Israel

    By jwadmin on January 25, 2017
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – Fraught record on issues of race and anti-Semitism? Check. Much-hyped meeting to get Benjamin Netanyahu’s hechsher? Check. Stirring speech at AIPAC to quiet the naysayers? Check. Jewish validators galore? Check. Administration top-loaded with Jewish staffers? Check. Welcome to Inauguration Day 2009. President-elect Barack Obama walked into the White House eight years ago with a […]
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  • This is the moment for an Israeli victory!

    By jwadmin on January 25, 2017
    By DANIEL PIPES The U.S.-sponsored Israeli–Palestinian “peace process” began in December 1988, when Palestinian Liberation Organization leader Yasir Arafat met American conditions and “accepted United Nations Security Council resolutions 242 and 338, recognized Israel’s right to exist and renounced terrorism” (actually, given Arafat’s heavily accented English, it sounded like he “renounced tourism”). That peace process screeched to an end in […]
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  • Israel’s Argentinian Jews honor those killed in AMIA bombing, Alberto Nisman and seek justice

    By jwadmin on January 24, 2017
      By HILLEL KUTTLER NAHARIYA, Israel (JTA) – On the morning of July 18, 1994, Hana Cohen headed from her apartment to the nearby AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires to run an errand. Edith Szerman Kogos walked to a bank a few blocks away. Jose Caro shopped in a store. The boom of an explosion interrupted their activities, piercing […]
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