The Joint Arab List leader, who has been championed as a moderate, said in an interview that the Shin Bet domestic intelligence service murdered the Palestinian leader in 2004.
By JTA Staff
Tim Bishop, Paul Ryan, Csanad Szegedy, Marika Weinberger and Avi Dichter make the JTA’s Friday Five. More ▸
By Marcy Oster
Israel’s Knesset approved the appointment of former lawmaker Avi Dichter as home front defense minister. More ▸
A visit to Boston and New York by six Israeli Knesset members was part of a new effort to strengthen the U.S.-Israel relationship by educating Israeli political leaders about American Jews. More ▸