Secretary of State John Kerry appointed a former U.S. ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk, to shepherd Israeli-Palestinian peace talks that begin Monday evening in Washington.
The U.N. General Assembly has voted by a more than two-thirds majority to recognize the state of Palestine.
An MTA spokesman said most of the ads have been taken down, saying that they had run their course. But opponents of the ads said the damage has already been done.
President Obama said in public what he is also saying in private — that a Palestinian state can only be achieved by the Israelis and Palestinians going to the bargaining table and tackling the hard questions that face them.
Virtualseder.com hopes to get people around the Passover table through social media. It allows users to host a Passover dinner for $36 a table.