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59 min ago | The Fresno Bee
The participants have reported no progress, a top Palestinian negotiator has resigned in frustration, and few believe Kerry can broker the comprehensive settlement set as his official goal.
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3 hrs ago | WOI-TV West Des Moines
4 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News
MK Yitzchak Herzog, newly elected head of the Labor party and head of the Opposition, said that while Gush Etzion in Judea is one of his favorite places, he envisions land swaps and the division of Jerusalem with the Palestinian Authority .
7 hrs ago | Forward
Ras Khamis, a poor neighborhood in a neglected part of Jerusalem, might be mistaken for being outside the city altogether.
In a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Arab-Israeli members of the Knesset called the plan to resettle Bedouin in the Negev an "ethnic cleansing" and said it violates international law.
It's a piece of news that's too absurd to make the news but by ignoring it we actually miss a good illustration of the bizarre extremes to which Jew-haters will go.
Those leaving Yad Vashem should take with them the image of the next Holocaust being promoted in our own time.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, retrieves his notes from the podium after giving a joint statement with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Looking to soothe irritated relations with Israel, America's top diplomat on Thursday pledged to support the Jewish state's security throughout separate negotiations with Iran and the Palestinians -- including Israel's demand that it "defend itself, by itself."
'Yemenites in Israel greatly value their ancient tradition, with many documenting and preserving it," says silversmith Shoham Simchi, the founder of the Yemenite Courtyard , which opened in March in Kochav Ya'acov, 15 minutes north of Jerusalem.
IMEMC & Agencies: Tuesday, Israeli Defense Minister, Moshe Yaalon, has decided to approve 3,000 new units in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and occupied East Jerusalem.
Former Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin attended Wednesday a conference honoring the 10-year anniversary of the Geneva Initiative in Tel Aviv, calling for Israel to adopt a two-state solution in upcoming negotiations with the Palestinian Authority.
President Barack Obama ordered Secretary of State John Kerry not to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a waiver of the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 that establishes U.S. policy to move the embassy to the city Israelis consider their capital.
The Temple Mount in Jerusalem was closed to visitors on Wednesday after Arab youths shot fireworks at policemen out of the al-Aqsa Mosque.