Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Elul 28, 5774
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JTA
Israel canceled a planned meeting with Palestinian peace negotiators after Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party signed a unity accord with Hamas — an organization that is considered to be a terrorist group by Israel.
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JTA
Shalom Cohen, a rabbi known for his hostility toward modern Orthodox and secular Israeli Jews, was appointed spiritual leader of the Orthodox Sephardi Shas Party.
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JTA
Hundreds attended the funeral for Israel Police Chief Superintendent Baruch Mizrahi, who was killed near Hebron while on his way to a Passover seder with his family.
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JTA
The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews sent more than 100 tons of matzah from Israel to Jews in the former Soviet Union.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
U.S. officials are touting the progress that has been made in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks as they work to save them.
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