Don’t expect PLO-leader Abbas to sign anything

As prime minister, Ehud Olmert met 36 times with PA President Mahmoud Abbas and couldn’t reach an agreement with him. These are the words of Shlomo Avineri. He is a writer, and professor of political science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, who also served as director-general of Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Olmert was… Read More Don’t expect PLO-leader Abbas to sign anything

Report: Vatican pushing for control of Mount Zion

Catholic leaders push Israel to hand over control of area housing King David’s tomb, ‘last supper’ hall. Roman Catholic leaders reportedly pressured Israel to turn over control of Mount Zion in Jerusalem during a clandestine meeting of senior city officials. The meeting took place Tuesday in the office of Attorney Amnon Merhav, the director-general of… Read More Report: Vatican pushing for control of Mount Zion