Veteran lawmaker talks Iran and peacemaking after his selection.
Anti-gay remarks by the newly re-elected mayor of Beit Shemesh brought condemnation from residents as well as the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, which runs a partnership program with that Israeli city that is said to be where David slew Goliath. During a television interview aired in Israel Nov. 8, Mayor Moshe Abutbul, a fervently… Read More
Kerry said staying on the sidelines did not help progress.
Israel’s peace talks with the Palestinians remain mostly shrouded in secrecy, but one thing is certain: The Palestinian prisoner release that paved the way for their resumption is increasing tensions in Israel’s governing coalition. Israel completed the second stage of the four-part release on Tuesday, setting free 26 prisoners who had committed crimes — mostly… Read More