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June 13, 2014  RSS feed
World News

Abbas invokes sovereign state in peace prayer with pope, Peres

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Despite the Vatican’s desire “for a pause from politics,” Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called for “freedom in our sovereign and independent state” during a prayer for peace with Israeli President Shimon Peres and Pope Francis.  More...

Couple teams up to connect with Jewish fans at World Cup

A soccer-loving Argentinian-Jewish couple believes the World Cup tournament in Brazil can team up Jewish soccer fans from around the world while connecting them to local Jewish culture – and to each other.  More...

Senators send concerns to Obama over Palestinian unity gov’t

(JTA) — A bipartisan group of 88 senators sent a letter to President Obama expressing concern over the newly formed Palestinian unity government.  The senators said Hamas has never publicly accepted the principles presented by the Quartet — the diplomatic grouping of the United States, Russia, the European Union and the United Nations that guides the Middle East process.   More...

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