Israel Political Brief February 6, 2013: White House: Obama will not bring a new peace plan to Israel

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White House: Obama will not bring a new peace plan to Israel

Source: Haaretz, 2-6-13

Spokesman Jay Carney says U.S. president’s trip, which is scheduled for the end of March, is not connected to efforts to restart Mideast peace talks….READ MORE

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Israel Political Brief February 6, 2013: PM Benjamin Netanyahu stronger after elections

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Netanyahu stronger after elections

Source: Ynetnews, 2-6-13

Despite the fact that the leftist-liberal media in Israel and the world were salivating over a “weakened” and “rebuked” Netanyahu, in reality he will remain Israel’s prime minister and will lead a right-tilted government….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief February 6, 2013: Menachem Elon, former Supreme Court justice and Israel Prize winner, dies

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Menachem Elon, former Supreme Court justice and Israel Prize winner, dies

Source: JTA, 2-6-13

Rabbi Menachem Elon, a former Israeli Supreme Court justice and an Israel Prize winner, has died….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief February 6, 2013: US gives IDF chief Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz Legion of Merit award

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US gives IDF chief Legion of Merit award

Source: Israel Hayom, 2-6-13

During five-day work visit to Washington, Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz receives award from U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman • Gantz accepts award on behalf of entire IDF, says it represents the strong ties between the American and Israeli militaries….READ MORE

Israel Brief February 6, 2013: Central Bureau of Statistics: New Israeli family structure changing

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CBS: New Israeli family structure changing

Source: Ynetnews, 2-6-13

The number of families in Israel in 2011 was around 1,830,000, of which 81% were Jewish, said the Central Bureau of Statistics, which published its findings on Wednesday, in time for Family Day….READ MORE

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