The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of September 14

Peres's condition 'somewhat improved,' yet remains serious after stroke, 'Newsweek Middle East' editor accused of antisemitic rant, Obama sends message to enemies that US still has Israel's back.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 14, 2016 17:10
1 minute read.
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1. Former president Shimon Peres remained in serious but stable condition on Wednesday morning after suffering a severe stroke Tuesday night, said Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer Director Yitzhak Kreiss.
Read more: Peres's condition 'somewhat improved,' yet remains serious after stroke

2. An editor for Newsweek Middle East magazine was accused of going on an antisemitic tirade on Twitter last week.
Read more: 'Newsweek Middle East' editor accused of antisemitic Twitter rant

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3. Now that the long, drawn out negotiations between Israel and the United States over the 10-year military aid agreement has ended, the carping in Israel will begin.
Read more: Analysis: Obama sends message to enemies that US still has Israel's back

4. An event initially sponsored by a US lawmaker in the House of Representatives in support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS) has been canceled following the legislator's withdrawal, US Conservative publication The Weekly Standard reported Tuesday.
Read more: BDS event on Capitol Hill cancelled after US congresswoman withdraws support

5. A series of new polls commissioned by The Jerusalem Post in partnership with the American Jewish Committee (AJC) reveals a growing rift between the State of Israel and the American Jewish community when it comes to the Orthodox monopoly over religion- and-state issues in Israel.
Read more: Large majority of American-Jews, Israelis call for end to Orthodox monopoly in Israel



 

 

 



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