Saturday, July 26, 2014 Tammuz 28, 5774

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Alex Traiman, JNS.org
Twenty years after the signing of the Oslo Accords between Palestinian Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, Knesset members are debating the merits of the peace process and the two-state solution paradigm.
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JTA
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will discuss stopping Iran’s nuclear program at a meeting with President Obama. Netanyahu will meet with Obama later this month during the United Nations General Assembly, he told his Cabinet on Tuesday.
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JTA
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, during a stop in Israel over the weekend, said the U.S.-Russia deal on the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons also will have an impact on Iran.
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Obama’s concerns about letting the alleged Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack in Syria go unpunished dovetailed with broader pro-Israel concerns about maintaining U.S. credibility in the region and the dangers of unconventional weapons.
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By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
While more than a dozen prominent Jewish organizations have formally signed on to an effort to send aid to Syrian war refugees in Jordan, most don’t seem to be doing much to help.
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