Israel Political Brief July 5, 2013: Israel’s U.S. Ambassador Michael Oren to leave post

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Israel’s U.S. envoy Michael Oren to leave post

Source: JTA, 7-5-13

Michael Oren, the Israeli ambassador to Washington, announced that he will be leaving his post this fall….READ MORE

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Israel Brief February 11, 2013: Pope Benedict XVI stepping down, praised by Israeli Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger for Jewish-Israel outreach

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Pope Benedict stepping down, praised by Israeli chief rabbi for outreach

Source: JTA, 2-11-13

Pope Benedict XVI said he is stepping down, citing his “advanced age” and, apparently, failing health….

A spokesman for Israeli Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger wished the pope well and said relations between Israel and the Holy See had become the best ever during Benedict’s papacy….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief December 18, 2012: Avigdor Liberman resignation takes effect as indictment postponed

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Liberman resignation takes effect as indictment postponed

Source: JTA, 12-18-12

Avigdor Liberman’s resignation as Israel’s foreign minister officially took effect, and Israel’s attorney general postponed filing an indictment for fraud and breach of trust against him….READ MORE

Israel Political Brief December 16, 2012: It’s official: Avigdor Liberman’s out as foreign minister

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It’s official: Liberman’s out as foreign minister

Source: JTA, 12-16-12

Avigdor Liberman officially stepped down as Israel’s foreign minister following his indictment for fraud and breach of trust….READ MORE

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