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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

In response to vague talks, Jewish groups deliver vague message

By Ron Kampeas, JTA August 25, 2010

WASHINGTON — Two weeks before their launch, the promised renewal of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks has already engendered a first: a joint statement of welcome by mainstream U.S. Jewish and Palestinian groups."We congratulate the Obama administration...

Israeli Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyau, right, seen here with U.S. special envoy to the Middle East George Mitchell in Jerusalem on August 11, 2010, welcomed Mitchells announcement of new direct talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

Will talks be about appearance or substance?

By Ron Kampeas, JTA August 25, 2010

WASHINGTON — It's a peace conference where nothing is off the table. -- or on it, for that matter. The Obama administration's invitation to Palestinian and Israeli leaders to launch direct talks on Sept. 2 attempts to reconcile Israeli demands for no...

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