Menu JTA Search

News Brief

Download PDF for this date

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan met with top Israeli officials in a bid to advance peace talks. At a news conference with Annan, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated his stance that Israel alone would determine the extent of its withdrawal from the West Bank. Defense Minister Yitzhak Mordechai said after a meeting with Annan that the secretary-general appeared to support in principle Israel’s plan to withdraw its troops from southern Lebanon.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund