Jewish Journal

  • Whither the Peace Process Without Abbas?

    Rachelle Kliger, The Media Line

    November 2, 2009 | 11:58 am

    Rumors abound that Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas may step down from his position and will not run in the presidential elections next year....

  • Hebrew, Arabic Letters to Feature in Web Addresses

    Rachelle Kligem, The Media Line

    November 2, 2009 | 11:53 am

    Hebrew and Arabic letters will now feature in domain names following a decision allowing non-Latin characters in Internet addresses.

    Hebrew and Arabic...

  • Somali group with al Qaeda ties threatens Israel


    November 1, 2009 | 10:43 pm

    From CNN.com:

    A militant Islamist group associated with al Qaeda has for the first time threatened to attack Israel, far from its normal base of operations in Somalia.

    Al-Shabab, which is fighting to control the east African country, accused Israel of “starting to destroy” the Al Aqsa mosque, where standoffs have taken place recently between Israeli police and Palestinians. The mosque is part of the complex that Jews call the Temple Mount and Muslims call Haram al-Sharif.

    Read the full story at CNN.com.

  • Settler arrested for attacks on Palestinians, Jews


    November 1, 2009 | 10:25 pm

    A West Bank settler was arrested for several hate crime attacks against Palestinians and Jews.

    Yaakov Teitel, 37, was arrested last month, according to...

  • Shin Bet probing whether or not Jewish terrorist acted alone


    November 1, 2009 | 9:47 pm

    The authorities have arrested a resident of the West Bank settlement of Shvut Rachel for suspected murder and a role in a string of murder plots,...

  • Clinton lauds Israel’s ‘unprecedented’ concessions


    November 1, 2009 | 9:45 pm

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton praised Israel for offering ‘‘unprecedented’’ concessions on West Bank settlement construction.


  • Netanyahu: Iran nuclear draft a `positive first step`

    HAARETZ.com via The Associated Press

    October 30, 2009 | 12:14 pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday offered cautious praise of a U.S.-backed, United Nations-drafted deal to curb Iran’s contentious nuclear program.

    Netanyahu called the deal “a positive first step” toward denying Tehran the means to make nuclear weaponry.

    Read the full story at HAARETZ.com.

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