Israel Political Brief April 30, 2013: President Shimon Peres gives Pope Francis personal invitation to visit Jerusalem

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Shimon Peres gives Pope personal invitation to visit Jerusalem

Source: Rome Reports, 4-30-13

Pope Francis and Shimon Peres also highlighted the improvements in relations between Israel and the Holy See, since the creation of a bilateral permanent working commission 14 years ago….READ MORE

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Israel Political Brief April 30, 2013: Israeli army calls up 2,000 reservists for drill on Lebanese border

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Israeli army calls up 2,000 reservists for drill on Lebanese border

Source: JTA, 4-30-13

Some 2,000 Israeli army reservists were called up for a surprise drill on the border with Lebanon….READ MORE

Israel Brief April 30, 2013: Nathan Sharansky’s Egalitarian Kotel plan loses support from both sides

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Sharansky’s Kotel plan loses support from both sides

Source: JTA, 4-30-13

Natan Sharansky’s proposal to reduce tensions at the Western Wall has lost support from Orthodox and non-Orthodox leaders….READ MORE

Israel Brief April 30, 2013: Palestinian kills Israeli at West Bank bus stop

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Palestinian kills Israeli at West Bank bus stop

Source: JTA, 4-30-13

A Palestinian stabbed to death an Israeli man at a bus stop in the West Bank….READ MORE

Israel Brief April 30, 2013: Israeli airstrike kills senior Palestinian terrorist in Gaza

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Israeli airstrike kills senior Palestinian terrorist in Gaza

Source: JTA, 4-30-13

An Israeli airstrike killed a senior Palestinian terrorist in northern Gaza….READ MORE

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