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Dozens of Ukrainian lawmakers want embassy moved to Jerusalem

(JTA) — Nearly one-fifth of Ukraine parliament members co-signed a draft resolution urging their new president to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the embassy there. Of the 450 members of the Verkhovna Rada, 86 signed on as co-authors of a bill submitted for a vote on Friday,… Read more »

Embassy attack in Egypt stokes Israeli fears

Egyptian demonstrators attack Israel's embassy in Cairo, Sept. 9, 2011 (Maggie Osama/Creative Commons)

Retired Israeli Air Force pilot Uri Dromi remembers the day 34 years ago when Egyptian President Anwar Sadat landed in Israel to tell the Israeli people that he was ready to make peace. Dromi, who had flown missions in the 1967 Six-Day War against Egypt, had been assigned to… Read more »