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Diplomacy: Searching for a realistic formula to restart peace negotiations


Kerry wants more talks; Abbas wants “Palestine” without peace; Netanyahu says “Arab world first.” Six months after breakdown of negotiations, everyone is grasping at straws.
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State of emergency in Sinai after bomb kills 30 Egypt soldiers

Egypt declared a three-month state of emergency would begin Saturday in the north and centre of the Sinai Peninsula after a suicide car bombing killed 30 soldiers. The emergency measures will begin Saturday at 0300 GMT "for a duration of three months", the presidency said in a statement in the wake of the deadliest attack on the security forces since the army deposed Islamist president Mohamed …
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US says Palestinian youth killed by IDF was American citizen


US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki calls for “speedy and transparent investigation.”
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US says Palestinian youth killed by IDF was US citizen


US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki calls for “speedy and transparent investigation.”
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US says youth killed by IDF was Palestinian-American


US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki calls for “speedy and transparent investigation.”
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No indication at all of Iranian reversal on nuclear ambitions, expert tells ‘Post’


“What we hear from Iran on almost all the issues is ‘no’,” Emily Landau says.
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Astorino Begins Last Leg Of NY Gov. Race With $1M

5Republican Rob Astorino has raised another $711,000 for his challenge against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and is entering the final weeks of the campaign with a little over $1 million in his campaign account. The numbers come from a campaign finance disclosure filed Friday. Cuomo’s campaign has not yet filed a new disclosure but […]
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Austria – Vienna Honors Deserters From Hitler’s Army

Vienna — Austria’s president apologized Friday for his country’s postwar treatment of deserters from Hitler’s army as traitors, at the unveiling of a memorial honoring those who fled military duty rather than serve under the Nazi regime. The ceremony in Vienna was also attended by municipal dignitaries as well as some of those who deserted [...]


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Kosel Rov Rav Shmuel Rabinovich Blasts Women of the Wall Smuggling of Sefer Torah

In January, the ultra-liberal Women of the Wall (WoW) group denied they tried to smuggle a Sefer Torah into the Kosel plaza in breach of the regulations. Today, they proudly posted pictures online of a miniature Sefer Torah they smuggled in, read from and danced with.
Rav Shmuel Rabinovich, the rov of the Kosel and [...]
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Seattle – Two Dead, Including Gunman, In Shooting At Washington High School

Seattle — A student opened fire at his Washington state high school on Friday, killing one person, wounding at least four others and spreading panic among students who scrambled across fields and parking lots to safety, police and hospital officials said. The shooter at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, about 30 miles north of Seattle, acted alone [...]


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