NY school snubs Kushner over anti-Israel comments
NEW YORK – Famed Angels in America Jewish American playwright Tony Kushner will not be awarded an honorary degree from the City University of New York's John Jay campus, after a university trustee said Kushner has repeatedly disparaged Israel. ...
Fight over Israel and Tony Kushner heats up
University snub for 'anti-Israel' playwright Tony Kushner
A University Trustee Expands on His View of What Is Offensive
Egypt Front-Runner Seeks Israel Reset
Wall Street Journal
CAIRO—The leading candidate in Egypt's presidential race said that if he was elected he would break with former President Hosni Mubarak's reliably amenable policies toward Israel. Egyptian presidential candidate and Arab League chief ...
Muslim Brotherhood urges review of Israel ties
Egypt's “New Normal”: Pro-Israel, Pro-Democracy Bloggers Go Directly to Jail
Muslim Brotherhood Calls for Review of Camp David Accord
'Palestinians must OK Israel as Jewish state'
The News International
PARIS/MOSCOW: Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday after talks with French President Nicolas Sarkozy that France wants the new Palestinian government to recognise Israel as a Jewish state. “What I heard from President Sarkozy is ...
US won't deal with Palestinian gov't unless Hamas reforms
Israeli investigative reporter on Hamas-Fatah reconciliation, torture and ...
Israeli PM urges clarity from Hamas
Israel birthday bash in Oakland to mix fun with tough questions
With Israel soon to turn 63, the Jewish Federation of the East Bay is throwing a birthday party. Voices of Israel: Celebrating Israel @ 63 is a daylong string of workshops, musicians, guest speakers and, of course, food (dinner is available ...
Editorial: Celebrating Israel
Jewish Federation Has Israel Celebration May 15
The Weekly Schmooze: Tweeting about Osama
Terrorism ruled out as cause of fuel contamination crisis
Commercial air traffic out of Israel was shut down yesterday after airplane fuel at Ben-Gurion International Airport was found to be contaminated. From 1 PM all flights out of the country were halted, stranding tens of thousands of passengers. ...
BG Airport reeling from fuel hitch
Contaminated fuel grounds flights at Israel's main airport
Israel grounds flights, thousands stranded at Ben Gurion Airport
Israel Chief Rabbinate To Accept All Domestic Orthodox Conversions
Israel's Chief Rabbinate will have six months to see if and how the new program works. ITIM, a non-profit Jewish lifecycle advocacy group, is expected to accept the offer in the coming days. UPDATE: There is some confusion regarding how or if the ...
Israel's Chief Rabbinate agrees to recognize all conversions
Israel, Iran on Guard in Case Syria Falls
Voice of America
The current unrest in Syria puts several actors - the United States, Syria, Israel, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon - at the table for a high-stakes game. The US State Department last week announced a round of sanctions against Syria, including against ...
Obama Pressed to Take Stronger Action Against Assad
Obama's wrongheaded Syria approach
Wikileaks cables reveal varying Israeli views towards Assad
Israel moving forward with sixth German submarine
Germany has pledged to build a new submarine for the navy, paving the way for a deal that will boost Israel's strategic long-arm capabilities in the face of Iran's continued race toward nuclear power. Talks on the deal for the Dolphin-class sub stalled ...
Israel to buy 6th German submarine-official
Israel buys Dolphin submarine
Israel to purchase another Dolphin sub
New Israeli ID cards to commemorate Holocaust dead
| AP JERUSALEM – Israel is unveiling new identity cards for its citizens that will commemorate the Jews killed in the Nazi Holocaust of World War II. The serial numbers will begin at 6 million, the number of Jews who perished in the genocide. ...
On Hamas, Israel and the Goldstone Report
San Francisco Chronicle
In stark contrast, Goldstone wrote about Israel that during Operation Cast Lead "civilians were not intentionally targeted as a matter of policy." What upsets Hamas and its supporters is that the report bearing Goldstone's name was significantly ...
Commentary: Why retraction of the Goldstone Report is important