Daily Archives: December 12, 2008

Israelis Downplay Obama’s Offer Of ‘Nuclear Umbrella’

President-elect Barack Obama will offer Israel a “nuclear umbrella” against the threat of nuclear attack by Iran, according to a source close to the new administration who briefed select members of the Israeli media. Mr....

Israeli Rights Group Petitions In Court

A petition to the Israel High Court of Justice filed on Thursday afternoon, which names Defense Minister Ehud Barak and Governor of the Bank of Israel Stanley Fischer as respondents, alleges that both the...

Vatican Prepares For Pope Visit To Israel

A special Vatican delegation responsible for preparing Pope Benedict XVI’s official visits around the world met with Israeli President Shimon Peres, Residence Director-General Efrat Duvdevani, President Peres’s senior advisers, representatives from the foreign, religious...