August 4th

U.s. Urges Donors To Pay P.a. Pledges
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA)
August 4, 2008 - 5:19pm

The Bush administration urged donor nations to make good on pledged contributions to the Palestinian Authority. "It has been clear for some time that the Palestinian Authority faced a serious and imminent budget crisis," said a U.S. State Department statement released July 29. "This is why we have been working urgently with the Palestinian Authority and our partners in the international community, in particular with regional partners committed to peace, to do everything possible to support the Palestinian Authority and the Palestinian people."

August 1st

Great Day For The Irish!
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Israel Policy Forum
by M.J. Rosenberg - August 1, 2008 - 3:25pm

There is a story that is told in journalism school. Back in the 1890s, the publisher William Randolph Hearst moved to New York from San Francisco and purchased the New York Journal. He did not know much about New York, but he did know that a large percentage of the city’s population was Irish and that he needed them as readers.

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