An Israeli author shook up a conference of European Jews with an appeal for them to take the lead in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. A.B. Yehoshua called on European Jews to help draw the new border between Israel and a Palestinian state at the third General Assembly of European Jewry, which took place May 20-23 in Budapest. Also, the General Assembly elected Britain’s Jonathan Joseph as the new president of the European Council of Jewish Communities.
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