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  • Israeli officials reject U.S.-imposed plan

    April 13, 2010 | 11:10 am

    Israeli officials reportedly rejected the idea of a U.S.-conceived peace plan being applied to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

    “I don’t believe this will be accepted by the administration because it will be a grave mistake,” Danny Ayalon, the Israeli deputy foreign minister, told...

  • Israel Can’t Ignore Divestment Threats

    By James D. Besser

    December 2, 2004 | 7:00 pm


    American Jewish leaders see it as a dire threat, but in Jerusalem, the current push for divestment by mainline Protestant groups eager to punish the Jewish state is a nonissue -- so much so that at a recent conference, Israel's foreign minister admitted he didn't have a clue about...

  • Diplomatic Train Wreck

    By James D. Besser

    October 25, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Israeli officials were stunned by Monday's stern State Department rebuke over Israel's stepped-up military effort against the Palestinian Authority. And the fact they were surprised hints of deeper trouble to come along the U.S.-Israel axis.

    Put simply, the government of Israeli...

  • Solidarity Call

    By Tom Tugend

    July 5, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    A proposal for a massive solidarity conference in Israel, attended by Jews worldwide, has been warmly welcomed by Israeli officials and American Jews.

    The advance solidarity campaign was launched June 25 with a full-page ad in the New York Times and drew responses from 3,500...