Saturday, April 18, 2015 Nisan 29, 5775

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JTA
President Barack Obama, in a congratulatory call to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said he looked forward to working with the new Israeli government. A White House statement issued Monday said Obama in the phone call congratulated Netanyahu on his party winning a plurality of Knesset seats in the Jan. 22 elections. "The President indicated that the United States looks forward...
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JTA
Rupert Murdoch, whose News Corp. owns the Sunday Times of London through a subsidiary, said the paper should apologize for printing what he called a "grotesque" cartoon of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Aliza Zeff
As a traditionally apolitical person, I have not been passionate about right- or left-wing politics in Israel. But after making aliyah from Philadelphia five months ago, that has changed.
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Morton A. Klein and Dr. Daniel Mandel
President Barack Obama spent his first term pushing from power long-standing Arab allies in Egypt and Tunisia, seeking to engage the now blood-soaked Syrian dictator Bashar al Assad, pulling his punches against Iran’s nuclear program, and putting “daylight” between his administration and Israel. Now for his second term, he has nominated for the highest posts bearing on the Middle East...
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About 40 people attended an election-analysis program held at Congregation Mikveh Israel in Old City, hours after the polls closed in Israel. The crowd was mostly right-leaning but not altogether so.
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