Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774
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JTA
Reuven Rivlin of the Likud party was elected president of Israel in a campaign that was fraught with scandal.
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JTA
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called for “freedom in our sovereign and independent state” during a joint prayer for peace with Israeli President Shimon Peres and Pope Francis.
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Ben Sales, JTA
Israeli presidential candidate Reuven Rivlin's recent op-ed did not clarify his views on Reform rabbis but signaled that he wants to embrace non-Orthodox Jewish communities.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Israeli officials reacted with dismay to the Obama administration’s announcement that it would work with the new Palestinian unity government backed by Hamas.
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Ben Sales, JTA
Former Knesset speaker Reuven “Ruby” Rivlin, hailed as a defender of democratic norms, has compared Reform Judaism to “idol worship."
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