Exclusive: Draft of Kerry’s cease-fire proposal revealed. Haaretz has obtained the document, which shows the U.S. plan would have allowed Hamas to keep its rockets while ignoring most of Israel’s security demands. Read more.
The ambassadorial Passover dinner that turned into a state secret: Israel’s envoy to the U.S. Ron Dermer claims that revealing the guest list, which included Secretary of State John Kerry, could undermine Israel’s foreign relations. So why were U.S. journalists invited?
Kerry announced Friday evening in a press conference in Amman that direct Israeli-Palestinian talks will resume in Washington next week.
When Kerry was Kohn: Senator John Kerry, with his mother’s New England patrician pedigree and his Irish last name actually has a grandfather who was born a Jew in the former Austro-Hungarian Empire.
The news was a revelation to Kerry himself, who only found out about his Jewish roots while running in the 2004 presidential election.