Israel Political Brief May 3, 2013: Israel rejects 1967 borders ‘precondition’

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Israel rejects 1967 borders ‘precondition’

Source: JTA, 5-3-13

Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni reportedly refused to accept the 1967 border as the basis for a final Israeli-Palestinian border prior to negotiations….READ MORE

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Israel Political Brief May 3, 2013: Finance Minister Yair Lapid Agrees to Raise Deficit to 4.65%

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Lapid Agrees to Raise Deficit to 4.65%

Source: Arutz Sheva, 5-3-13

Finance Minister Yair Lapid agrees to increase the deficit target to 4.65% for 2013, after originally planning to increase it to 4.9%….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief May 3, 2013: Aryeh Deri named Shas Party chairman

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Deri named Shas Party chairman

Source: JTA, 5-3-13

Shas Party spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef appointed Aryeh Deri chairman of the Sephardic haredi Orthodox party….READ MORE

Israel Brief May 3, 2013: Tapuach Junction outpost razed

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Tapuach Junction outpost razed

Source: Ynetnews, 5-3-13

IDF troops razed the outpost erected by Jewish settlers near Tapuach Junction, where fellow settler Eviatar Borovsky was stabbed to death on Tuesday by a Palestinian terrorist….READ MORE

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