Israel Political Brief June 30, 2013: PM Benjamin Netanyahu will appoint ex-adviser Ron Dermer as new US envoy

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF

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Netanyahu will appoint ex-adviser Dermer as new U.S. envoy

Source: JTA, 6-30-13

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly will appoint Ron Dermer as Israel’s new ambassador to the United States….READ MORE

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Israel Political Brief June 30, 2013: Left blames PM Benjamin Netanyahu for stalemate on peace talks

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF: ISRAEL NEWS

Left blames Netanyahu for stalemate on peace talks

Source: Jerusalem Post, 6-30-13

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu – and not US Secretary of State John Kerry – is to blame for Kerry’s failure to reach a breakthrough in his talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders over the weekend, MKs on the Left said Sunday….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief June 30, 2013: Rejecting appeal, cabinet approves Be’er Tuviya power plant

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF: ISRAEL NEWS

Rejecting appeal, cabinet approves Be’er Tuviya power plant

Source: Jerusalem Post, 6-30-13

Home Front Defense Minister Erdan’s appeal not to erect controversial plant near potential Gaza rocket fire is rejected. Be’er Tuvia residents protest gas plant….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief June 30, 2013: US Secretary of State John Kerry leaves Israel without deal for peace talks, sees progress

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF: ISRAEL NEWS

Kerry leaves Israel without deal for peace talks, sees progress

Source: JTA, 6-30-13

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry left Israel without bringing Israeli and Palestinian officials back to the peace negotiating table….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief June 30, 2013: PM Benjamin Netanyahu reassures Diaspora leaders he backs Sharansky plan for egalitarian prayer at Western Wall

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Netanyahu reassures Diaspora leaders he backs Sharansky plan for egalitarian prayer at Western Wall

Source: Haaretz, 6-30-13

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sought to reassure Diaspora Jewish leaders that redesign plans remain on track for the Western Wall plaza that will allow greater scope there for non-ultra-Orthodox prayer services….READ MORE

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