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Jon Voight discusses Time's Israel cover

By Jennifer Lipman, September 15, 2010
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Actor Jon Voight talks about a boycott of Time magazine and Fidel Castro with Mike Huckabee.

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Matthew Gould on being Britain's man in Israel

By Jennifer Lipman, September 13, 2010
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"As someone from a Jewish background...it's even more of a fantastic opportunity."

The new British ambassador to Israel, and the first Jewish person to hold the job, outlines his priorities as he steps into his new role.

Read the JC interview with Matthew Gould here

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Barack Obama talks apple and honey

By Jennifer Lipman, September 8, 2010
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The US President says Shana Tova.

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William Hague's Rosh Hashanah message

By Jennifer Lipman, September 8, 2010
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The Foreign Secretary has sent a special video message for the Jewish New Year.

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Hizbollah hold anti-Israel demo in London

By Jennifer Lipman, September 5, 2010
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Pro-Palestinian activists mark Al-Quds Day with a protest march to the US Embassy in London, under the banner of "We are all Hizbollah now".

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Obama, Netanyahu, Abbas open peace talks

By Jennifer Lipman, September 3, 2010
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As the first direct Middle East peace talks in nearly two years begin in Washinton, President Barack Obama is joined by Israeli Prime Minister Benajmin Netanyahu and Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas.

Full coverage of the peace talks here.

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Tribute to Gilad Shalit

By Jennifer Lipman, September 3, 2010
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Teenagers at a Canadian Jewish summer camp perform a tribute to captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.

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An Israeli meets the soldier who saved his life

By Jennifer Lipman, September 1, 2010
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A decade ago a photograph was published in the New York Times showing an Israeli soldier facing off against a bloodied young man.

The young man was labelled as a Palestinian victim and the image was seized upon as evidence of Israeli aggression. But it then emerged that the young man was an American-Jewish student called Tuvia Grossman who had been savagedly beaten and that the Israeli soldier had been rescuing him.

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Michael Bloomberg defends the Ground Zero mosque

By Jennifer Lipman, August 26, 2010
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New York mayor Michael Bloomberg outlines why he supports the plan to build a mosque and Islamic community centre near the site of the September 11 attacks.

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Tony Blair: I am a passionate believer in Israel

By Jennifer Lipman, August 26, 2010
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Former UK prime minister Tony Blair addresses a conference in Herzliya on the de-legitimisation of Israel and the resumption of direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

The Quartet representative said: "the best answer to the de-legitimisation of Israel lies in the character of Israel itself and in the openness, fair-mindedness and creativity of ordinary Israelis.

"That character and those people built the State of Israel. They remain it’s guardians.

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