Saturday, August 1, 2015 Av 16, 5775

By:
Alex Traiman, JNS.org
Twenty years after the signing of the Oslo Accords between Palestinian Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, Knesset members are debating the merits of the peace process and the two-state solution paradigm.
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By:
Andrea Jacobs, IJN
Before the start of Yom Kippur, a flood of historic proportions swallowed Boulder, Colo., and surrounding areas, displacing families, damaging synagogues and threatening services on the holiest day of the Jewish year.
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By:
JTA
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, during a stop in Israel over the weekend, said the U.S.-Russia deal on the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons also will have an impact on Iran.
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By:
Ron Kampeas, JTA
Obama’s concerns about letting the alleged Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack in Syria go unpunished dovetailed with broader pro-Israel concerns about maintaining U.S. credibility in the region and the dangers of unconventional weapons.
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By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
While more than a dozen prominent Jewish organizations have formally signed on to an effort to send aid to Syrian war refugees in Jordan, most don’t seem to be doing much to help.
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