Israel approves 900 additional homes in East Jerusalem

By ADIV STERMAN, TIMES OF ISRAEL— Two days before the scheduled resumption of peace talks with the Palestinians, a diplomatic source said Monday that Israel secretly authorized construction of 900 new housing units in East Jerusalem. The Housing Ministry later confirmed that additional permits for housing construction had indeed been issued. The new units will…

True believers

By CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST—- Standing next to US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday morning, Justice Minister Tzipi Livni gushed that through his indefatigable efforts to bring Israeli and Palestinian officials to Washington, Kerry proved that “nothing can stop true believers.” As usual, the cognitively-challenged Livni told us something she hadn’t intended to say.…