STAFF BLOG FAITH FORUM Presbyterians: Israel should end settlements or loose aid
According to the Associated Press: "Presbyterian leaders strongly backed a proposal Friday that included a call to end U.S. aid to Israel unless the country stops settlement expansions in dispute... Posted on 7/11/10 at 9:08 AM
NASCAR DAD NAZI Guard - Demjanjuk ?
Demjanjuk age 89 a retired Cleveland auto worker, was hunted down 32 years ago by American Nazi hunters. This is the last major criminal suspect from WWII. He is now in Munic, Germany to stand t... Posted on 5/14/09 at 5:03 PM
BEIRUT — Israel rushed to beef up its rocket defenses on its northern border Sunday to shield against possible retaliation after carrying out two airstrikes in Syria over 48 hours — an unprecedented escalation of Israeli involvement in the Syrian civil war.
Josef Federman, Associated Press
, May 06, 2013
BEIRUT (AP) — With a second airstrike against Syria in four months, Israel enforced its own red line of not allowing game-changing weapons to reach Lebanon's Hezbollah, a heavily armed foe of the Jewish state and an ally of President Bashar Assad's regime, Israeli officials said Saturday.
Josef Federman and Karin Laub, Associated Press
, May 04, 2013
Israeli authorities have proposed establishing a new section at the Western Wall where men and women can pray together, a groundbreaking initiative that would mark a significant victory by liberal streams of Judaism in their long quest for recognition.
Israel said Monday it would resume regular monthly transfers of about $100 million in taxes and customs it collects for the Palestinian Authority, a step bound to ease but not end the protracted cash crisis of the self-rule government in the West Bank.
MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH,Associated Press
, March 25, 2013
A senior Palestinian official on Sunday rejected the idea of a partial Israeli settlement freeze as a way of restarting peace talks, a sign of tough times ahead for the Obama administration's new attempt to bring the sides together.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel's prime minister pledged Sunday to move ahead with construction of a new Jewish settlement in a strategic part of the West Bank, speaking just hours after Israeli forces dragged dozens of Palestinian activists from the area.
Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press
, January 13, 2013
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A leading Islamic cleric in the Gaza Strip has ruled it a sin to violate the recent cease-fire between Israel and the Hamas militant group that governs the Palestinian territory — according a religious legitimacy to the truce and giving the Gaza government strong backing to enforce it.
By Ibrahim Barzak, Associated Press
, November 25, 2012
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