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Netanyahu Praises Trump for 3 Peace Deals in 6 Weeks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday praised President Donald Trump for securing three peace deals in six weeks between Arab countries and Israel, and expressed his hope that under the next U.S. administration more agreements would follow.

US President Donald Trump (L) and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wave after delivering a speech at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GIL COHEN-MAGEN (Photo credit should read GIL COHEN-MAGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

PA Slams Trump Envoy Jason Greenblatt Over Claim Palestinians ‘Walking Away’ From Peace

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump’s special envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt is a “Zionist” who has “no chance of succeeding” in securing peace in the region, the Palestinian Authority said Monday, after Greenblatt slammed the Palestinian leadership for “walking away” from negotiations and “lecturing” the U.S. on its decisions regarding aid money.

US special envoy Jason Greenblatt (L) attends the launch of a project to improve access to wastewater treatment and water for Palestinian farmers, on October 15, 2017, in the city of Jericho, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The $10 million project aims to increase the number of homes connected to …

Film About ‘Jews Being Everywhere’ Ridicules French Anti-Semitism

CANNES (FRANCE) (AFP) –  Actress Charlotte Gainsbourg (pictured) is to star in a provocative new comedy which parodies deep-rooted anti-Semitism in France, its director said Thursday. “The Jews” — titled “They are everywhere” in French — is being shot by Gainsbourg’s

French actress Charlotte Gainsbourg addresses a press conference of the film 'Every Thing Will Be Fine' by German director Wim Wenders at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival Berlinale in Berlin, on February 10, 2015.

JPost: Is Obama Planning His Revenge On Netanyahu?

“During his final year in the White House, US President Barack Obama is preparing a metaphorical roadside IED for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. It cannot be that the tainted relations between the two leaders will not end with Obama exacting some sweet revenge.”

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Comic Louis CK to Perform in Israel

TEL AVIV – Popular standup comedian Louis CK announced that he will be performing in Israel for the first time. The comedian, whose real name is Louis Székely and has paternal Jewish roots, told Howard Stern in an interview on Tuesday that

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Palestinian Authority Officials Under Fire for Extending Condolences to Top Israeli Officer’s Family

JAFFA, Israel – Palestinians from across the political spectrum condemned an official delegation that visited the family of a top Israeli officer after his death in a plane crash last week. The outcry broke out after Palestinian officials, headed by Fatah leader Abbas Madani, paid tribute to Brig.-Gen. Munir Amar, the head of the Israel Defense Forces’ Civil Administration in the West Bank and one of highest-ranking Druze officers in Israel’s history, who was killed earlier this week after his ultralight plane crashed.


12 U.S. College Printers Spew Anti-Semitic Hate Fliers in Suspected Hack

Just days before Easter, anti-Semitism reared its ugly head again — this time in filth-filled fliers that suddenly showed up in campus printers at a dozen universities across the country. “White Man are you sick and tired of The Jews,” the hateful message begins on the single-page missive that is adorned with swastikas and includes the web address for a neo-Nazi group.


Violence In Israel Puts A Damper On Easter Tourism Season

USA Today reports: JERUSALEM  — Nearly six months of non-stop Palestinian attacks are dampening prospects for an Easter tourism season that normally provides this historic region a big economic boost. Israel’s $10-billion-a-year tourism industry never fully recovered from the war with Hamas in the summer

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Israel Supports French Peace Plan, Decries Palestinian Rejection

TEL AVIV – France formally presented Israel with its plan for a regional conference to advance the two-state solution on Tuesday, with Israel’s Foreign Ministry responding that it still supports the notion of direct negotiations with the Palestinians despite their “predisposition”

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Israeli, French Envoys Face Off Online

Ynet news reports: It’s not every day that two senior ambassadors debate on one of the world’s most popular social networks. But that’s exactly what happened this week when the French ambassador to Washington, Gerard Araud and his Israeli counterpart


Netanyahu Rebukes U.S. Ambassador to Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with U.S. Ambassador Dan Shapiro on Tuesday, after Shaprio accused Israel of having a double standard in prosecuting Israelis and Palestinians for terrorism, and questioned Israel’s commitment to a two-state solution.

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