Israel Political Brief November 8, 2012: Ehud Olmert: Likud an ‘extreme right-wing party’

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Olmert: Likud an ‘extreme right-wing party’

Source: JTA, 11-8-12

Speaking at Columbia Law School, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert called the Likud an “extreme right-wing party” and suggested that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should have better relations with the White House….READ MORE

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Israel Political Brief November 8, 2012: PM Benjamin Netanyahu among 13 leaders President Barack Obama calls post-election

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Netanyahu among 13 leaders Obama calls post-election

Source: JTA, 11-8-12

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was one of 13 world leaders that President Obama called to thank for congratulatory messages following his reelection.

“In each call, he thanked his counterpart for their friendship and partnership thus far and expressed his desire to continue close cooperation moving ahead,” the White House said Thursday in a statement.

In his own statement, Netanyahu said he told Obama that his reelection was “a vote of confidence in your leadership.”…READ MORE

Israel Brief November 8, 2012: Syrian mortar shells fired into northern Israel

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Syrian mortar shells fired into northern Israel

Source: JTA, 11-8-12

Three mortar shells were fired from Syria into northern Israel….READ MORE

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