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  • Oxford scientists blast Israel boycott

    As debate rages across Europe over efforts to boycott Israeli academics, a group of leading Oxford University scientists plans to condemn academic boycotts based on nationality.

  • London conference creates tensions

    A conference on Palestinian reform in London may have rubbed Israel the wrong way, but it increased British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s standing in the Arab world, and may give him greater leverage at home to push for tough measures against Iraq.

  • Israel, Britain at odds over forum

    Israel’s refusal to allow Palestinian delegates to attend a conference in London on reforming the Palestinian Authority comes at a sensitive time in Israeli-British relations. Even before a double suicide bombing killed 22 Israelis and foreign worke

  • British envoy sympathized with Olympics terrorists

    A British diplomat in Jerusalem showed sympathy for the Palestinian terrorists who kidnapped and killed Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, newly declassified documents show. An Israeli Embassy spokeswoman said the dispatch was “ap

  • New Baku synagogue delayed

    The Ashkenazi Jewish community of the Azerbaijani city of Baku originally hoped that its new synagogue would be ready in time for Rosh Hashanah. Now they hope it will be ready in time for Chanukah. The new building will be the first purpose-built synagogu

  • Group eyes Israel-Azeri trade

    A group of businessmen in Azerbaijan has formed the Azeri-Israeli Business Forum, both to field current requests for trade information and to fuel further trade between the nations.

  • Envoy´s remark leaves a stink

    British Jews and pro-Israel campaigners are calling on France´s ambassador here to resign after the envoy allegedly used an expletive to describe Israel. The president of Labor Friends of Israel, a lobbying group, was among the most vocal in insis

  • British anti-terror law passes

    British Jews are welcoming the government´s withdrawal of plans to make religious incitement a crime as part of new anti-terrorism legislation.

  • Two Palestinians lose appeal over 1994 bombing

    LONDON, Nov. 1 (JTA) — Two Palestinians convicted in connection with the 1994 bombing of the Israeli Embassy in London have lost their appeal. Jawad Botmeh, 31, and Samar Alami, 33, were convicted in 1996 of conspiracy to bomb the embassy and a separate building that houses the London offices of Jewish charities. They were…

  • Two Palestinians lose appeal over 1994 bombing

    LONDON, Nov. 1 (JTA) — Two Palestinians convicted in connection with the 1994 bombing of the Israeli Embassy in London have lost their appeal. Jawad Botmeh, 31, and Samar Alami, 33, were convicted in 1996 of conspiracy to bomb the embassy and a separate building that houses the London offices of Jewish charities. They were…