Israel Political Brief July 12, 2012: Former PM Ehud Olmert Says He Has No Plans to Re-Enter Politics

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Olmert says he has no plans to re-enter politics

Source: JTA, 7-12-12

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, following his acquittal on the most serious corruption charges, said he does not intend to return to politics….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief July 12, 2012: Israeli Military Hits Gaza Terrorists Planning Attacks

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Israel hits Gaza terrorists planning attacks

Source: JTA, 7-12-12

Israel’s military said it struck a Hamas terrorist cell planning to launch an anti-tank missile at Israeli troops and another ready to launch a rocket into Israel….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief July 12, 2012: PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Shaul Mofaz Meet, Talk About Haredi Military Draft Law

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Mofaz, Netanyahu Meet, Talk About Draft Law

 
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz meet about the new draft law. Meeting ends without progress.

Netanyahu and Mofaz

Netanyahu and Mofaz
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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Kadima chairman Shaul Mofaz met on Wednesday evening in an attempt to find a solution to the crisis created by the failure to find a mutually acceptable new draft law.

Channel 10 News reported that the meeting ended without significant progress and the two agreed that Minister Moshe Ya’alon and Kadima MK Yohanan Plesner would meet again on Thursday in an attempt to achieve a breakthrough….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief July 12, 2012: Rabbis in Fiery Letter to Peres: You Should Apologize over Jewish West Bank Settlement Remarks

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Rabbis in Fiery Letter to Peres: You Should Apologize

Source: Israel National News, 7-12-12

Pikuach Nefesh organization sends Peres a letter over his remarks that Jewish settlement threatens Israel’s Jewish majority.
President Shimon Peres

President Shimon Peres
Flash 90

The heads of the Pikuach Nefesh rabbinical organization, which represents 350 rabbis in Israel, sent President Shimon Peres a letter on Wednesday in which they condemned his remarks that the Jewish settlement enterprise in Judea and Samaria (Yehuda and Shomron) threatens Israel’s Jewish majority….READ MORE

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