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Biden signs ‘Jerusalem Declaration’ On his visit to the Middle East US President Joe Biden signed a joint strategic declaration with Prime Minister Yair Lapid on 14 July in Jerusalem, in which the US vowed to use “all elements in its national power” to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. “The United States stresses that integral to this pledge is the commitment never to allow Iran to...

Israel Desk – March 2022

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Ukraine’s Jewish population Jews have lived in Ukraine for such a long time that their arrival here predates even the first recorded use of the country’s name.  Starting in the ninth century, Jews began settling between Uzhgorod and Lugansk — respectively the westernmost and easternmost cities of what is now Ukraine. Historically, though, Jews haven’t had an easy life in Ukraine for most of...

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Ukraine’s Jewish population Jews have lived in Ukraine for such a long time that their arrival here predates even the first recorded use of the country’s name.  Starting in the ninth century, Jews began settling between Uzhgorod and Lugansk — respectively the westernmost and easternmost cities of what is now Ukraine. Historically, though, Jews haven’t had an easy life in Ukraine for most of...

Israel Desk – Dec 2021

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US tells Israel to back off attacks on Iran Biden Administration officials have cautioned Israel that its repeated attacks on Iran’s nuclear program are “counterproductive,” reported The New York Times. While blowing up centrifuges and taking facilities temporarily offline might be “tactically satisfying,” the report cited the US officials as saying that for Israel to do so is “ultimately...