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Latest Israeli-Palestinian conflict Stories

2013-12-09 16:25:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Award winning syndicated columnist Ray Hanania announced the launch of The Arab Daily News, an online publication showcasing original features and news about American Arabs and Muslims. The website, www.TheArabDailyNews.com, is intended to help the American public and mainstream news media better understand the American Arab community through stories that focus on the community rather than on Middle East politics. American Arabs and Muslims...

2013-11-06 16:27:34

PARIS, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC France has expressed deep dismay with Action Against Hunger, a major humanitarian organization, for its key role in producing and disseminating a blatantly, one-sided movie about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The film, "Broken Hopes," sets forth an erroneous narrative that Israel is solely responsible for the conflict. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) AJC France Chair René-Pierre Azria, in a letter to...

2013-08-22 12:26:37

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's surprising statement that, "No, I don't think there is discrimination against Israel at the UN," AJC Executive Director David Harris issued the following response: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) Respectfully, Mr. Secretary-General, there is discrimination against Israel at the UN, and it is not new, either. For starters: -- Israel is the only UN member state...

2013-08-07 16:25:24

BERLIN, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC has expressed concern about a new anti-Israel caricature in a major German newspaper. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) In today's Stuttgarter Zeitung, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is shown sitting on a park bench, holding a piece of bread for peace doves that he is poisoning with liquid from a bottle labeled "settlement construction." The cartoon caption falsely references a 1938 anti-Nazi song by...

2013-07-11 14:43:04

A team of researchers from ETH Zurich, the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies in Geneva and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed an evidence-based model of violence in Jerusalem. The model explores alternative scenarios for the future of Jerusalem, in particular, their implications for the spatial distribution of violence in the city. Jerusalem is characterized by a continued level of territorial conflict. Rarely does a day go by without media reports...

2013-06-25 23:30:32

For the first time in Jerusalem, the SpaceIL team presented their brainchild - an unmanned spacecraft headed to to the moon - to the wide audience in the city center for entrepreneurial innovation, Jerusalem Startup Hub. Jerusalem, Israel (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 SpaceIL is a non-profit organization, working to land an Israeli spacecraft on the moon and make Israel the third country (after the United States and the Soviet Union) to do so. The organization was founded by three young Israeli...

2013-06-17 12:25:10

NEW YORK, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC criticized Naftali Bennett, Israel's Minister of the Economy, for his call today, in a Jerusalem speech, for an end to the vision of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "The attempt to establish a Palestinian state in our land has ended," said Bennett, leader of the Jewish Home party. "The most important thing in the Land of Israel is to build, build,...

2013-06-06 16:24:18

TEL AVIV, Israel, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The OneVoice Movement's role in advocating for a two-state solution and an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues with its support for a meeting between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Deputy Speaker of the Knesset and Chair of the Caucus for Ending the Israeli-Arab Conflict, MK Hilik Bar. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120428/DC96873LOGO-b ) In his letter to Secretary Kerry, MK Bar issued an invitation...

2013-05-08 20:25:24

NEW YORK, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC expressed shock and regret that Stephen Hawking, the British scientist, withdrew from an international conference in Israel. Hawking, who had been invited to join with world leaders at the fifth annual President's Conference in Jerusalem, announced that he was declining the invitation in solidarity with Palestinian calls for a boycott. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) "Professor Hawking, can it really be...

2013-04-26 16:22:10

NEW YORK, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is outraged by the Association of Asian American Studies (AAAS) endorsement of an academic boycott against Israeli academic institutions. A resolution favoring the boycott was adopted at the national organization's recent annual meeting, though only ten percent of the membership reportedly voted. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "This pernicious resolution stands in stark contrast to the broader American...