Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774
By:
Ben Sales, JTA
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu caused a dip­lomatic stir last week when he announced Israel’s intention to build in an area known as E1, a controversial plan that has been started and aborted since it was first announced in 1994.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
Two months ago, the strategy for victory was clear: To unseat Benjamin Netanyahu on Jan. 22, Israel’s handful of center-left parties had to unite under one banner and choose a leader who could challenge the Israeli prime minister on issues of diplomacy and security. Instead, the opposite has happened. Netanyahu’s opponents have become more fragmented, and the center-left has focused...
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By:
Morton Klein and Daniel Mandel
The U.N. General Assembly has voted to make “Palestine” a “non-member state” of the United Nations.
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By:
Ron Kampeas, JTA
Congress considers next steps after U.N. voted overwhelmingly to upgrade Palestine to a non-member observer state.
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Israel and Turkey resumed informal reconciliation talks.
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