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  • Pollard turns down Israeli million

    WASHINGTON — Calling it a “cheap publicity stunt,” Jonathan Pollard says he will not accept the $1 million reportedly offered by the Israeli government to cover expenses incurred during his imprisonment. “They can take that offer and put it where the sun doesn’t shine,” Pollard told JTA in an exclusive statement from prison in Butner,…

  • U.S. not involved in peace talks

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (JTA) – The United States’ role in peace negotiations has shifted from active participant to bystander, less than 48 hours after President Bush took the oath of office. State Department officials downplayed the lack of American involvement in the Israeli-Palestinian talks now underway in Taba, Egypt. Citing other examples of negotiations that…

  • U.S. not involved in peace talks

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (JTA) – The United States’ role in peace negotiations has shifted from active participant to bystander, less than 48 hours after President Bush took the oath of office. State Department officials downplayed the lack of American involvement in the Israeli-Palestinian talks now underway in Taba, Egypt. Citing other examples of negotiations that…

  • U.S. not involved in peace talks

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (JTA) – The United States’ role in peace negotiations has shifted from active participant to bystander, less than 48 hours after President Bush took the oath of office. State Department officials downplayed the lack of American involvement in the Israeli-Palestinian talks now underway in Taba, Egypt. Citing other examples of negotiations that…

  • U.S. not involved in peace talks

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (JTA) – The United States’ role in peace negotiations has shifted from active participant to bystander, less than 48 hours after President Bush took the oath of office. State Department officials downplayed the lack of American involvement in the Israeli-Palestinian talks now underway in Taba, Egypt. Citing other examples of negotiations that…