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Netanyahu rejected John Kerry peace proposal in secret 2016 meeting

02/20/2017 3:07 PM

The Israel-Palestinian conflict could have been resolved last year, when then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry offered Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu a regional peace plan involving

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Israel orders demolition of Bedouin village in West Bank’s pivotal E1 area

02/20/2017 10:49 AM

Israel ordered dozens of demolition orders Sunday for an entire Bedouin village in the West Bank’s Area C, a rare move for the IDF. The village,

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Israel: the week in review

02/18/2017 5:51 PM Updated: 2 days ago

News in Israel this week once again revolved around the seemingly never-ending issues of settlement construction, dwindling hopes for a two-state solution, and controversial ambassador to

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Chuck Schumer, still silent on David Friedman, received thousands in donations from Friedman family

02/17/2017 11:41 AM

David Friedman, Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to Israel and a controversial figure if ever there was one, has been a generous contributor to the

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Netanyahu talks settlement ‘mechanism’ with Pence

02/17/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 3 days ago

In addition to his joint conference Wednesday with President Donald Trump, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu held a less publicized meeting with VP Mike Pence the following

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Netanyahu discussed Jonathan Pollard with Mike Pence

02/17/2017 10:02 AM Updated: 3 days ago

The probation terms of Jonathan Pollard, the U.S. intelligence analyst who served 30 years in prison on charges of spying for Israel, were addressed by Prime

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Australia Foreign Minister says “world should support” alternatives to two-state solution

02/16/2017 4:13 PM

Australia may be open to alternatives to a two-state solution, and so should the rest of the world, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop suggested Thursday. “The

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Liberal Jewish leaders react negatively to Trump-Netanyahu meeting

02/16/2017 2:00 PM

While President Donald Trump’s meeting Wednesday with Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu was received warmly by those on Israel’s right, it was greeted with decidedly less enthusiasm

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Israeli right celebrates Trump-Netanyahu meeting as dawn of “a new era”

02/16/2017 11:44 AM Updated: 4 days ago

The joint press conference held Wednesday by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Donald Trump was hailed as “historic” Thursday by politicians on Israel’s right. The

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Building dedicated by U.S. ambassador to Israel nominee built on privately owned Palestinian land

02/16/2017 8:29 AM

A building in the West Bank settlement of Beit El dedicated by David Friedman, President Donald Trump’s nominee for ambassador to Israel, was built on privately

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Israel responds to Sweden’s new Mideast peace envoy with sarcasm

02/15/2017 6:01 PM

Sweden’s appointment Wednesday of a “special envoy” to the Israel-Palestinian conflict was greeted with sarcasm by the Israeli government. “Given the extraordinary successes of this Swedish

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9x as many visitors denied entry to Israel since 2011

02/15/2017 4:08 PM

The past five years have seen a ninefold increase in the number of refused entries into Israel, mainly due to citizens from Georgia, Ukraine, and Egypt

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New discovery raises questions about birthplace of the Mishna

02/15/2017 2:09 PM

Archaeologists with the University of Haifa have discovered a massive limestone gateway during recent excavations of Beit Shearim (“House of Gates”), according to a Times of

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Stephen Hawking encourages funding Palestinian physics students

02/15/2017 1:11 PM Updated: 5 days ago

Palestinian physics students have found a benefactor in astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. According to a report Wednesday by Haaretz, Hawking requested on Facebook this week that his

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Rabbis, scholars, Shoah survivors object to Trump’s Israel ambassador

02/14/2017 1:12 PM

David Friedman, Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to Israel, is facing a wave of protest from rabbis, scholars, and Holocaust survivors for branding activists with

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Israeli official’s faux-pas scares NFL players out of PR trip after feeling ‘used’

02/13/2017 4:03 PM Updated: 1 week ago

A planned public relations visit to Israel by top NFL players has gone awry after a faux-pas by Public Security, Strategic Affairs, and Information Minister Gilad

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Rivlin supports West Bank annexation: “Zion is entirely ours”

02/13/2017 2:46 PM

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin voiced support Monday for a full annexation by Israel of the West Bank, though he qualified his statement by saying that West

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Trump wanted to move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem at “12:01” on Inauguration Day

02/13/2017 12:06 PM Updated: 1 week ago

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump curried favor with Jewish voters by pledging to relocate the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. The promise was one

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Israel: the week in review (2/5-2/11)

02/11/2017 5:03 PM Updated: 1 week ago

It’s Friday, and that means it’s time to bring you our retrospective on all things Israel related this week. International Uproar over Settlements Bill The biggest

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France’s Le Pen wants to outlaw dual citizenship for Israelis, Americans

02/10/2017 11:46 AM

Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s far-right National Front party, voiced opposition Thursday to dual citizenship for French citizens, including those with Israeli and U.S.