Daybreak: Obama Plans for Peace
A violent clash, a deportation, and more from the news
• Despite Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas saying he will not resume talks with Israel without a full settlement freeze and Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman’s assertion that “We must not commit to target dates on a comprehensive agreement,” President Obama is envisioning a two-year plan to establish peace. [Haaretz]
• While scouring a refugee camp for Palestinians who threw firebombs into a nearby Israeli settlement, the IDF killed a teenage suspect. [Haaretz]
• In an eerie tribute to the now 100-year-old man who orchestrated their evacuation, a vintage train will carry people who escaped the Nazis as children from Prague to London. [AP]
• Another former Ivan, John Kalymon, 88, will be deported from the United States for his involvement with Nazis in World War II. [JPost]
• And the recession has led to cuts in Holocaust education in several states. [USA Today]
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