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  • Why Novak was cool to Israel

    For years, the columnist dubbed the Prince of Darkness, who passed away earlier this week , was known as a harsh critic of Washington’s close ties with Israel. But what made this Jewish-born convert to Catholicism such a staunch opponent of the Jewish State? James Kirchick of the Tablet Magazine believes he has answers. In…

  • Furor erupts over Israeli envoy’s criticism of Bibi government

    The Boston-based Israeli diplomat who was called back to Jerusalem after criticizing the government’s handling of ties with the United States was reprimanded and apologized. His memo, however, spurred questions of protocol and a debate over its substance.

  • U.S. intel: No Iranian bomb until 2013 at earliest

    Iran won’t have the capacity to produce highly enriched uranium until 2013 and has yet to decide to produce a bomb, according to U.S. intelligence.

  • Fatah charges Israel in Arafat death

    Fatah officials charged Israel with assassinating Yasser Arafat, yet conceded they had no proof.

  • Lieberman: I will resign if indicted

    Avigdor Lieberman said he would resign as Israeli foreign minister if he is indicted in a money-laundering scheme.

  • Netanyahu praises Arab Peace Initiative

    Benjamin Netanyahu suggested the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative could be used as a basis for a comprehensive agreement.

  • Rabbis arrested in N.J. sting

    Several rabbis were arrested as part of a public corruption and international money-laundering investigation in New Jersey.

  • Bibi rebuffs U.S. on halting Jerusalem project

    Israelis may purchase property in all parts of Jerusalem, Benjamin Netanyahu said.

  • Guest list: The Obama meeting

    A list of the participants in Monday afternoon’s White House meeting between Jewish organizational leaders and President Obama.

  • Peres backs Iranian protesters

    Israeli President Shimon Peres voiced his support for the protesters in Iran.