Monday, September 26, 2016 Elul 23, 5776

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JTA
Israel released a third group of Palestinian prisoners as part of a deal aimed at jumpstarting peace negotiations.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
The recent disclosure that American intelligence agencies spied on former Israeli prime ministers has given new momentum to efforts to secure a pardon for convicted spy Jonathan Pollard.
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JTA
The organization Almagor, which represents victims of terrorism, petitioned Israel to block the release of six Israeli-Palestinian prisoners who are listed in the third round of prisoner releases as part of the ongoing peace negotiations.
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By:
Sherrie Savett
The president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia sent this letter in response to the decision by the American Studies Association to endorse a boycott of Israeli academic institutions.
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JTA
The Israeli Air Force struck several Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in response to the slaying of an Israeli civilian doing maintenance work along the security fence.
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