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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak during an Independence Party meeting at the Knesset on May 21.

Was Barak’s call for unilateral action with the Palestinians a trial balloon?

By Ben Sales, JTA June 4, 2012

Was Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s recent suggestion that Israel take “unilateral action” to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict a hint at a policy under discussion or just an off-the-cuff remark? And how will the response of others —...

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, seen here addressing
a regional economic summit in Tehran in May 2011, says he is
‘optimistic that nuclear inspectors will not find anything amiss
this week during their visit to the country.

On Iran, mixed signals proliferate

By Ron Kampeas, JTA January 31, 2012

WASHINGTON-Israel, the United States and Iranhave all gone deep into mixed-signals territory.Conversations with Israeli officials, includingDefense Minister Ehud Barak, left one prominent journalistconvinced that Israel will strike Iran by year's end....

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