Daybreak: Israel, U.S. to Keep Talking
A swine flu scare, justice for Holocaust victims, and more from the morning news
• While the meeting between Secretary of State Clinton and Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman didn’t actually accomplish anything, they did issue a joint statement promising more talking, in the form of the U.S.-Israel Strategic Dialogue, stalled since last summer. [JTA]
• Israeli president Shimon Peres met with the Birthright group that was later found to be infested with swine flu, but he’s unscathed. [NYT]
• The Company for Restitution of Holocaust Victims’ Assets is about to file a 300 million shekel lawsuit against Israel’s second largest bank, Bank Leumi, for funds that were allegedly deposited by Holocaust victims and are now owed to their heirs. [JPost]
• And descendants of Holocaust victims in the Czech Republic struggle to get their property claims considered. [Prague Post]
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