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63% of Israelis oppose prisoner release

63% of Israelis oppose prisoner release

(JNS.org) About 63 percent of Jewish Israelis oppose going ahead with the fourth stage of the Palestinian terrorist prisoner release in exchange for an agreement by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud… Read more »

Vatican: Pope’s Israel trip on despite foreign ministry strike

Vatican: Pope’s Israel trip on despite foreign ministry strike

(JNS.org) Pope Francis’s highly anticipated trip to Israel in May will go on as scheduled despite worries over the effect of the Israeli Foreign Ministry strike. In a statement, Vatican… Read more »

John Kerry travels to Israel to save peace talks

John Kerry travels to Israel to save peace talks

(JNS.org) Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Israel in an effort to prevent the collapse of the U.S.-brokered Israel-Palestinian conflict negotiations. After the fourth stage of Israel’s release of… Read more »

Austria accepts ‘joint responsibility’ for Holocaust atrocities

Austria accepts ‘joint responsibility’ for Holocaust atrocities

(JNS.org) Israeli President Shimon Peres attended a Holocaust memorial ceremony with Austrian President Heinz Fischer in Vienna’s Judenplatz town square on Sunday. “Today, Austria accepts its joint responsibility with the… Read more »

Son of Nazi looter agrees to return stolen art

Son of Nazi looter agrees to return stolen art

(JNS.org) Cornelius Gurlitt, who has hoarded billions of dollars worth of Nazi-looted art, has agreed to return all the works to their original owners or their descendants, many of whom… Read more »

U.N. Human Rights Council blasted for singling out Israel

U.N. Human Rights Council blasted for singling out Israel

(JNS.org) The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) was blasted for its consistent singling out of Israel for criticism. On Friday, March 28, the U.S. was the only country to… Read more »

Jewish groups renew dialogue with Protestants

Jewish groups renew dialogue with Protestants

(JNS.org) The heads of several Jewish and Christian organizations and denominations met in New York City on Thursday, March 27, in the first such gathering since they severed ties in… Read more »

Israeli Foreign Ministry workers strike

Israeli Foreign Ministry workers strike

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) For the first time in Israel’s history, the Foreign Ministry has gone on strike, closing all diplomatic missions abroad as well as the ministry’s Jerusalem headquarters… Read more »

Report: U.S. may free Pollard to save peace talks

Report: U.S. may free Pollard to save peace talks

(JNS.org) In order to break a deadlock in the current Israeli-Palestinian conflict negotiations, U.S. officials are reportedly not ruling out a proposal by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu under which Israel… Read more »

Loyola University students petition to veto divestment bill

Loyola University students petition to veto divestment bill

(JNS.org) Pro-Israel students at Chicago’s Loyola University are mobilizing a response to the Students for Justice in Palestine-sponsored Israel divestment resolution passed by the school’s student government this week. The… Read more »

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