US may attend Paris summit too

US may attend Paris summit too

Paris Mideast summit postponed over Kerry scheduling clash – AFP/Raoul Wootliff – The Times of Israel 17.05.16 So far, Kerry hasn’t taken a public stance on the French initiative, which Netanyahu opposes. But efforts are being made to move the meeting to...
The lost – and found – Jews of Crete

The lost – and found – Jews of Crete

The lost – and found – Jews of Crete – Laura Lippstone – Tablet Magazine 15.05.16 The Greek island’s Jews were wiped out during the Holocaust. But today, a tiny community has rebuilt its centuries-old synagogue. Read article...
America Hayom – Sheldon Adelson backs Trump

America Hayom – Sheldon Adelson backs Trump

Adelson set to give over $100 million to Israel-supporting Trump – The Times of Israel 14.05.16 Adelson reportedly told Trump he is willing to contribute more to help elect him than he has to any previous campaign, a sum that could exceed $100 million. In 2012, he...
Urgent Israel visit to rescue Western Wall prayer deal

Urgent Israel visit to rescue Western Wall prayer deal

Reform and Conservative leaders hope to rescue Western Wall prayer deal with crisis visit to Israel – Judy Malz – The Forward/Haaretz 16.05.16 The leaders of the Reform and Conservative movements in North America are organising a special trip to Israel later...
NASA calls Middle East drought ‘worst in 900 years’

NASA calls Middle East drought ‘worst in 900 years’

NASA calls Middle East drought ‘worst in 900 years’! – Laurie Balbo – Green Prophet 08.05.16 Study’s lead author and climate scientist says range of regional weather events has varied widely over the last millennium, but the past twenty years stand out as extreme,...