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Report: Indirect Cairo talks to resume this week

September 3rd, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Indirect negotiations between Israel, Hamas and other Palestinian organizations are set to resume in Cairo this week, the London-based Arabic newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat reported. Hamas and Palestinian factions are seeking a deep-water ... Read More


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British Jews protest anti-Semitism

September 3rd, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

Standing outside London’s Royal Courts of Justice, British Jewish protestors called for “zero tolerance for anti-Semites,” reported AFP. Sparked by this summer’s conflict in Gaza, 240 anti-Semitic incidents were recorded in July alone by the British ... Read More


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Lady Gaga Tel Aviv concert on track despite war

September 3rd, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

(JNS.org) Lady Gaga will perform in Israel on Sept. 13 despite this summer’s war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. Neil Young, the Backstreet Boys and Lana Del Rey all cancelled their planned concerts in Israel ... Read More


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Report: Netanyahu, Abbas met secretly in Jordan

September 3rd, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The Jordanian newspaper Al Ghad reported Thursday, Aug. 28, that several days before the cease-fire agreement struck between Israel and Hamas on Tuesday, Aug. 26, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority ... Read More


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France: 2 teenage girls planned to attack synagogue

September 3rd, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) French police arrested two girls aged 15 and 17 last week due to suspicions that they belonged to a group planning to bomb the Great Synagogue of Lyon. According to French reports, ... Read More


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Desmond Tutu asks Dutch fund to divest from Israel

September 3rd, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

(JNS.org) Anti-Israel activist South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu asked the world’s third-largest pension fund, the Dutch ABP, to “strike a powerful, non-violent blow for peace in the Middle East” by divesting from three Israeli banks. An ... Read More


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NY judge joins UN Gaza probe

August 27th, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

(JNS.org) Former New York Supreme Court Justice Mary McGowan Davis was appointed as the third member of the contentious United Nations Human Rights Council’s Gaza war crimes investigation. McGowan Davis joins William Schabas and Doudou Diene ... Read More


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Ontario student federation votes to boycott Israel

August 27th, 2014 | by Judie Jacobson

(JNS.org) The Ontario branch of the Canadian Federation of Students, which represents more than 300,000 students in the Canadian province, has voted unanimously to support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. The anti-Israel ... Read More


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