Saturday, July 12, 2014 Tammuz 14, 5774

By:
Morton A. Klein and Dr. Daniel Mandel
President Barack Obama spent his first term pushing from power long-standing Arab allies in Egypt and Tunisia, seeking to engage the now blood-soaked Syrian dictator Bashar al Assad, pulling his punches against Iran’s nuclear program, and putting “daylight” between his administration and Israel. Now for his second term, he has nominated for the highest posts bearing on the Middle East...
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By:
Israel Hayom, JNS.org
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who won Israel’s election Tuesday under the combined Likud-Yisrael Beiteinu party ticket, spoke to Israel Hayom, an Israeli publication, in a pre-election interview. Here are excerpts:
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Voter turnout in today's Israeli elections is high. Check out our partner news agency, JTA's live blogging here .
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
Benjamin Netan­yahu survived the Knesset elections on Jan. 22 to serve another term as prime minister but his party shrunk, his opponents grew and his challengers multiplied.
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Israel’s parliamentary system, in which voters choose a party instead of a candidate, makes for some narrowly focused parties and strange bedfellows.
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