Israel Takes Settlement Blacklist Fight to UNHRC – Following Wednesday’s release by the United Nations of a blacklist of companies connected to Israeli settlements, Israel’s Foreign Ministry has asked the country’s US consulates to reach...

Friedman: US Must Approve Israeli Annexation Plans

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Any unilateral Israeli action toward annexing West Bank territory could endanger the Trump administration’s peace plan, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman warned in a...

Abbas, Olmert to Speak Out Together Against Trump’s Peace Plan

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will make a joint appearance in opposition to the Trump administration’s peace plan. The...

Kushner: Israel Agrees to Put Off Annexation Until After Elections

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — Israeli government officials agreed not to annex any land before the country’s general election next month, Jared Kushner said. Kushner, an architect of the U.S. peace plan...

Sudan Casts Doubt on Early Normalization of Ties With Israel

Sudan cast doubt on Tuesday on an early normalization of historically-hostile ties with Israel, a day after Israeli officials said the two countries’ leaders had met and were working towards that...

Israel, Sudan Leaders Meet in Uganda, Agree to Forge Relations

Israel and Sudan have agreed to move towards forging normal relations for the first time, Israeli officials said on Monday after the leaders of the two former foes met in...

Arab League Unanimously Rejects Trump Peace Plan

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Arab League, meeting in an emergency session in Cairo, unanimously voted to reject President Donald Trump’s plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace, calling it “unfair.” Arab foreign...

Russia Questions Feasibility of U.S. Peace Plan for Middle East

A Middle East peace plan presented by US President Donald Trump contravenes several United Nations resolutions, Russian news agencies cited a Kremlin spokesman as saying on Sunday, questioning the...

Kushner: Trump Administration Prefers No Action on Settlements Before Election

BY MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — Jared Kushner, an architect of the Trump administration’s peace plan, said the administration would not support the immediate annexing of West Bank settlements and suggested...

West Bank-Gaza Tunnel: Can We Build It? Yes We Can!

(JTA) — President Donald Trump’s long-awaited peace plan has been met with plenty of skepticism since its release on Tuesday. Could Trump actually be the one to settle a decades old conflict...
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Sanders Says He Will Skip AIPAC Conference – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the frontrunner in the Democratic presidential primary, announced on Sunday that he will skip the annual AIPAC Policy Conference...

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(JTA) — Some 19 Jewish community centers nationwide received emailed bomb threats, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at the site of one of...

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