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Netanyahu to AIPAC: It was either Kotel or my government - The Jerusalem Post

Officials who have talked with Netanyahu about the issue in recent days say he is aware of the gravity of the decisions and the strain they have caused with American Jewry. By Herb Keinon. June 30, 2017 00:46. 3 minute read. > 'Israel can't afford ...and more »

Why the ultra-Orthodox Rebelled on the Western Wall Prayer Space Deal - Haaretz

The faces of the 30 people celebrating their children's Bar Mitzvahs Thursday at the southern plaza of the Western Wall did not reveal the huge storm that had erupted there last week. Since the government decided to freeze the plan for an egalitarian ...and more »

Deal reached to temporarily resolve conversion crisis - The Jerusalem Post

Haredi leaders Deri and Gafni storm out of meeting but return later to continue negotiations. By Jeremy Sharon, David Brinn. June 30, 2017 16:13. > Bennett to 'Post': Diaspora cannot give up on Israel · >. PMO 'vehemently denies' order to blame ...and more »

Anti-Semitism Is Creeping Into Progressivism - TIME

Last weekend, organizers of a gay pride parade in Chicago ejected three people carrying pride flags emblazoned with a Jewish Star of David. Subsequent bizarre statements attempting to rationalize their action, claiming that Zionism is “an inherently ...and more »

Canada 150: A short story of Canadian-Israeli friendship - The Jerusalem Post

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper (R) walks down the Hall of Honour with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Parliament Hill in Ottawa March 2, 2012. . (photo credit: REUTERS/CHRIS WATTIE). Canada will officially celebrate its 150th ...and more »

Israeli Government, Reform Jews Agree to Seek Delay to Contentious Conversion Bill - Haaretz

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem June 25, 2017. RONEN ZVULUN/REUTERS. Israel's ties with U.S. Jews are the latest victim of the Netanyahu era · U.S. Jews have finally realized ...and more »

AIPAC leaders to meet Netanyahu Thursday over Kotel crisis - The Jerusalem Post

Lobby representatives want the prime minister to renege on recent government decisions regarding conversion and prayer space at the Western Wall, warn of a Diaspora-Israel rift. By Herb Keinon, Michael Wilner. June 29, 2017 08:02. 3 minute read ...and more »

I'm Glad the Dyke March Banned Jewish Stars - New York Times

This weekend, at a lesbian march in Chicago, three women carrying Jewish pride flags — rainbow flags embossed with a Star of David — were kicked out of the celebration on the grounds that their flags were a “trigger.” An organizer of the Dyke March ...and more »

Senior officials: Progressive Jewish movements endangered Western Wall plan - The Jerusalem Post

Government figures have hit back at the torrent of condemnation it has faced over the cancellation of the Western Wall agreement. By Jeremy Sharon. June 28, 2017 22:18. 2 minute read. > Israel shelves plan for mixed-sex prayer space at Western Wall ...and more »

Center Field: Cowardice - The Jerusalem Post mobile website

When a leader breaks out of the box for a principle, we call that courage; when a leader breaks principle for expedience, we call that cowardice. By Gil Troy. June 28, 2017 22:51. 4 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Benjamin Netanyahu ...and more »