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JTA
J Street U’s new Muslim president says she’s ‘culturally Jewish’Amna Farooqi (Courtesy of J Street) Potomac, Maryland (Washington Jewish Week
J Street U’s new Muslim president says she’s ‘culturally Jewish’
JTA / Posted yesterday
Amna Farooqi (Courtesy of J Street) Potomac, Maryland (Washington Jewish Week via JTA) — J Street U’s new president Amna Farooqi has made no secret of being a “Pakistani American Muslim.” That’s how she described herself in a keynote speech this... Read more
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The New Yorker
Israel’s Favorite Palestinian Calls It QuitsDismayed by Israeli politics, Kashua moved to Illinois. “He wants to be in the
Israel’s Favorite Palestinian Calls It Quits
The New Yorker / Posted yesterday
Dismayed by Israeli politics, Kashua moved to Illinois. “He wants to be in the most parve place on earth,” his agent said.Credit Photograph by Jehad Nga for The New Yorker A century ago, on Mt. Scopus, in Jerusalem, Albert Einstein gave the first... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Israel, you must be so embarrassedIsrael, things are not going well for you. It's been 67 years. You've tried ev
Israel, you must be so embarrassed
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
Israel, things are not going well for you. It's been 67 years. You've tried everything. And we're still here. It must be so frustrating. And when I say "everything," I really mean everything. You've tried denying us employment, housing, voting... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Secular Leftists Congratulate Hareidi Health Minister LitzmanThe lion and the lamb are at peace with each other in the Knesset, at least for
Secular Leftists Congratulate Hareidi Health Minister Litzman
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
The lion and the lamb are at peace with each other in the Knesset, at least for a day. Hareidi Knesset Member Yaakov Litzman took the pledge of allegiance to the government Wednesday and became the first Ashkenazi Hareidi minister since the days of... Read more
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The Jewish Press
2.2M Children in Israel Return to the ClassroomsEducation Minister Naftali Bennett, welcomes students on their first day, in Ra
2.2M Children in Israel Return to the Classrooms
The Jewish Press / Posted 2 days ago
Education Minister Naftali Bennett, welcomes students on their first day, in Raanana.Photo Credit: Sasson Tiram / Ministry of Education Slightly more than two million children returned to school this morning (Tues. Sept. 1) in the State of... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Court curtails Ben Gurion Airport strikeAug. 30--The strike at Israel's Ben Gurion Airport has been substantially reduc
Court curtails Ben Gurion Airport strike
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
Aug. 30--The strike at Israel's Ben Gurion Airport has been substantially reduced in scope. The Labor Court has allowed the Airports Authority workers committee to hold a strike at the airport between 10:00 and 12:00 today as a demonstration of... Read more
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UEFA News
Futsal Cup - News – UEFA.comKremlin Bicêtre United, Hamburg Panthers and Nacional Zagreb all advanced to th
Futsal Cup - News – UEFA.com
UEFA News / Posted 5 days ago
Kremlin Bicêtre United, Hamburg Panthers and Nacional Zagreb all advanced to the main round in style as preliminary round qualifying came to an end across Europe on Saturday. Main round groups (29 September to 4 October)(*Preliminary round... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Union to Strike Ben Gurion Airport 2 Hours SundayThe airport workers; committees new excuse to shut down the airport is to hold
Union to Strike Ben Gurion Airport 2 Hours Sunday
The Jewish Press / Posted 5 days ago
The airport workers; committees new excuse to shut down the airport is to hold a solidarity strike with the Israel Broadcasting Authority. Stranded passengers eat snacks as they wait with their luggage during strike at Ben Gurion Airport.Photo... Read more
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Salon.com
Even Einstein thought he was “no Einstein”: The enduring mystique of world’s most famous physicistThis article was originally published by When Stevens Institute of Technology
Even Einstein thought he was “no Einstein”: The enduring mystique of world’s most famous physicist
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
This article was originally published by When Stevens Institute of Technology hired me a decade ago, it installed me for several months in the department of physics, which had a spare office. Down the hall from me, Albert Einstein’s electric-haired... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The Facts of the Matter: Palestinian Liberation cannot be Founded on Deceit - A Response to Ali Kazak – Opinion – ABC Religion & EthicsThe Facts of the Matter: Palestinian Liberation cannot be Founded on Deceit - A
The Facts of the Matter: Palestinian Liberation cannot be Founded on Deceit - A Response to Ali Kazak – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
The Facts of the Matter: Palestinian Liberation cannot be Founded on Deceit - A Response to Ali KazakDenis MacEoinABC Religion and Ethics 28 Aug 2015 The Palestinian-Israeli conflict is one of the most intractable in history. At the heart of the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Palestinian national identity and the roadblock to peace A distinctly Palestinian national sense-of-self evolved during the 1920s - no
Palestinian national identity and the roadblock to peace
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
A distinctly Palestinian national sense-of-self evolved during the 1920s - not organically, but as a negative reaction to Zionism. And this fact is at the centre of the current conflict,... Read more
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J Weekly
U.C. Berkeley grad student goes on-site to study Israel’s drought innovationsMadhyama Subramanian had to get used to working on Sundays, as is the custom in
U.C. Berkeley grad student goes on-site to study Israel’s drought innovations
J Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
Madhyama Subramanian had to get used to working on Sundays, as is the custom in Israel. Not that it bothered her. A fellow with the Jerusalem Institute’s Milken Innovation Center, Subramanian made the most of her recently wrapped eight-week sojourn... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Ashkenazi Hareidi MK Now Cabinet Minister for First Time in 60 YearsDeputy Health Minister, Yaakov Litzman after attending a meeting with the Counc
Ashkenazi Hareidi MK Now Cabinet Minister for First Time in 60 Years
The Jewish Press / Posted 7 days ago
Deputy Health Minister, Yaakov Litzman after attending a meeting with the Council of Torah Sages in Jerusalem Thursday.Photo Credit: Flash 90 Hareidi Knesset Member Yaakov Litzman now is a full-fledged Cabinet minister, the first time since the days... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
An Egyptian-American view on IsraelAs the commencement speaker for Tel Aviv University’s (TAU) graduating class on
An Egyptian-American view on Israel
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 8 days ago
As the commencement speaker for Tel Aviv University’s (TAU) graduating class on Aug. 13, I invited my classmates to take a moment to reflect about the beginning of their adventure in Israel. Did they remember receiving their acceptance letter? When... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
The Conversion exchange, part 1: Does Israel care about conversion?Dr. Netanel Fisher Dr. Netanel Fisher is a visiting lecturer at Israel’s Open
The Conversion exchange, part 1: Does Israel care about conversion?
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 8 days ago
Dr. Netanel Fisher Dr. Netanel Fisher is a visiting lecturer at Israel’s Open University and head of a research group at the Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem. Dr. Fisher holds a PhD from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He has served as a an... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Palestinian cinema provides contextual, honest imagery to whole worldMovies have always played an important role not only in breaking through cultur
Palestinian cinema provides contextual, honest imagery to whole world
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
Movies have always played an important role not only in breaking through cultural taboos but also in helping shape the identity of a people to themselves and to the world at large. The film "Exodus" starring Paul Newman and based on the 1958 book by... Read more
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UEFA News
Futsal Cup - News – UEFA.comThe 2015/16 UEFA Futsal Cup kicks off on Tuesday with a week of action as 29 te
Futsal Cup - News – UEFA.com
UEFA News / Posted 11 days ago
The 2015/16 UEFA Futsal Cup kicks off on Tuesday with a week of action as 29 teams compete in eight preliminary round groups across Europe. UEFA.com looks ahead to the mini-tournaments, from which each of the eight group winners progress to the main... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Open-letter-John-Kerry-Loretta-LynchNo American citizen should be subjected to the treatment that George Khoury and
Open-letter-John-Kerry-Loretta-Lynch
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
No American citizen should be subjected to the treatment that George Khoury and Habib Joudeh received when they arrived at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport last month. Khoury is a 70-year-old Palestinian American from San Francisco. Joudeh, 62, from... Read more
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J Weekly
Driven by ideas: inventor-philanthropist Maurice Kanbar honored by AFMDAYou can’t walk through Maurice Kanbar’s elegant Pacific Heights apartment witho
Driven by ideas: inventor-philanthropist Maurice Kanbar honored by AFMDA
J Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
You can’t walk through Maurice Kanbar’s elegant Pacific Heights apartment without tripping over one of his trippy inventions. A T-shaped mashup of a walking stick and a roller skate — he calls it the “rolling cane” — rests against the sofa. It’s a... Read more
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J Weekly
two views | Opponents of the Iran deal whip up apocalyptic hysteriaWith my training and years of experience teaching Jewish history, I feel unique
two views | Opponents of the Iran deal whip up apocalyptic hysteria
J Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
With my training and years of experience teaching Jewish history, I feel uniquely qualified to comment on the Iran nuclear deal (as well as the science of climate change and genetic engineering). And why not? Everybody else — including those as... Read more
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The Jewish Press
A Tangled Tefillin TaleI cannot believe he did it again! For all his exceptional and truly wonderful
A Tangled Tefillin Tale
The Jewish Press / Posted 14 days ago
I cannot believe he did it again! For all his exceptional and truly wonderful traits (and baruch Hashem he has many), this one aspect of my husband’s personality continues to frustrate me some 35 years since we first met. I really have to keep... Read more
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New Kerala
Social media great help during disasters Social media has great impact on emergency rescue operations as it provides o
Social media great help during disasters
New Kerala / Posted 14 days ago
Social media has great impact on emergency rescue operations as it provides opportunities to interact with people by disseminating relevant information and gathering posted information, a new study... Read more
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PhysOrg
Social media is transforming emergency communications, study saysSocial media channel communication (e.g. Twitter and Facebook) is sometimes the
Social media is transforming emergency communications, study says
PhysOrg / Posted 15 days ago
Social media channel communication (e.g. Twitter and Facebook) is sometimes the only telecommunications medium that survives, and the first to recover as seen in disasters that struck the world in recent years, according to a review study of... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Israeli scientist Brenda Laster poisoning herself to find vaccine for nuclear radiation Some experts say Professor Brenda Laster's theory is 'wild and actually dange
Israeli scientist Brenda Laster poisoning herself to find vaccine for nuclear radiation
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Some experts say Professor Brenda Laster's theory is 'wild and actually dangerous', but she's so confident she has been delivering low level toxins to herself... Read more
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Independent
Israeli scientist invents 'vaccine' against nuclear radiation - but is she just poisoning herself?Professor Brenda Laster’s theory, so far tested only on herself and mice, is th
Israeli scientist invents 'vaccine' against nuclear radiation - but is she just poisoning herself?
Independent / Posted 15 days ago
Professor Brenda Laster’s theory, so far tested only on herself and mice, is that the body can be taught to react to radiation in the same way that traditional vaccinations can teach it to react to diseases. Studies from nuclear disasters such as... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Israel, When It SizzlesIsraeli tourism officials like to brag that their country has become one of the
Israel, When It Sizzles
The Jewish Week / Posted 16 days ago
Israeli tourism officials like to brag that their country has become one of the hottest travel sites in the Middle East. This month that boast is being taken literally — the country is sweltering. Throughout August, several Israeli cities set... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Israel wants an American President that is ‘good for the free world’Former US Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush (Credit: Reuters/Jonathan
Israel wants an American President that is ‘good for the free world’
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 16 days ago
Former US Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush (Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst) Many American presidents were greeted with a measure of suspicion by Israeli leaders when they were elected to office. Some because of their affiliations, because... Read more
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The Jewish Press
(Almost) Everything You Wanted to Know about Arab Bank following Settlement with Terror Victims(JNi.media) Following an historic legal ruling that has profound implications f
(Almost) Everything You Wanted to Know about Arab Bank following Settlement with Terror Victims
The Jewish Press / Posted 17 days ago
(JNi.media) Following an historic legal ruling that has profound implications for global financial institutions, Arab Bank agreed to pay an unspecified amount in a settlement with victims of terrorism and their families. Arab Bank, based in Jordan,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Border Control Breakdown at Ben Gurion AirportPassengers at Ben Gurion Airport wait in line for luggage inspection.Photo Cred
Border Control Breakdown at Ben Gurion Airport
The Jewish Press / Posted 17 days ago
Passengers at Ben Gurion Airport wait in line for luggage inspection.Photo Credit: Flash 90 Some 1,300 Israelis passed through border control at Ben Gurion International Airport this week without having their passports checked. The Interior... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Harvard, Stanford, MIT top 2015 Shanghai Ranking, Hebrew U 67th, Technion 18th in CSView of the Hebrew University campus at "Mount Scopus." Photo Credit: Miriam Al
Harvard, Stanford, MIT top 2015 Shanghai Ranking, Hebrew U 67th, Technion 18th in CS
The Jewish Press / Posted 18 days ago
View of the Hebrew University campus at "Mount Scopus." Photo Credit: Miriam Alster/FLASh90 (JNi.media) Harvard University is still number one in the world, for the 13th year, in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) released on... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Return of the HuntMeir Ettinger, grandson of Rabbi Meir Kahane, seen at Magistrate's Court in the
Return of the Hunt
The Jewish Press / Posted 18 days ago
Meir Ettinger, grandson of Rabbi Meir Kahane, seen at Magistrate's Court in the northern city of Nazareth. Photo Credit: Basel Awidat / Flash 90 “O L-rd, You know I hate those who hate you, and loathe Your adversaries. I feel a perfect hatred toward... Read more
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iol.co.za
Divide and rule isn’t Israel’s best betAPFree Palestine protesters march on Capitol Hill in Washington before Israeli
Divide and rule isn’t Israel’s best bet
iol.co.za / Posted 19 days ago
APFree Palestine protesters march on Capitol Hill in Washington before Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahus address to the Congress in March. AP Photo/Cliff Owen Intense mutual hatred among the two Palestinian factions is a major factor sustaining... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against stateHospitalized and shackled, Palestinian Mohammed Allan was 60 days into a hunger
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against state
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Hospitalized and shackled, Palestinian Mohammed Allan was 60 days into a hunger strike to protest his detention without charge in an Israeli jail when he slipped into unconsciousness Friday. Whether or not the suspected militant becomes the first... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against stateHospitalized and shackled, Palestinian Mohammed Allan was 60 days into a hunger
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against state
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
Hospitalized and shackled, Palestinian Mohammed Allan was 60 days into a hunger strike to protest his detention without charge in an Israeli jail when he slipped into unconsciousness Friday. Whether or not the suspected militant becomes the first... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against stateRAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) � Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Moha
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against state
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
RAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) � Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Unconscious Hunger Striker Tests Controversial Israeli Force-Feeding LawRAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) — Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Moha
Unconscious Hunger Striker Tests Controversial Israeli Force-Feeding Law
The Huffington Post / Posted 20 days ago
RAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) — Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on... Read more
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Daily Herald
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against stateRAMAT GAN, Israel -- Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against state
Daily Herald / Posted 20 days ago
RAMAT GAN, Israel -- Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on Friday. What... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against stateRAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Moha
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against state
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 20 days ago
RAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on... Read more
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Eu Business
The legacies of World War II — EU(PARIS) - The birth of the United Nations, the death of colonial empires and th
The legacies of World War II — EU
Eu Business / Posted 20 days ago
(PARIS) - The birth of the United Nations, the death of colonial empires and the first steps towards the European Union are all legacies of World War II. - New international institutions - Succeeding the League of Nations, which failed to prevent... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against stateRAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) � Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Moha
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against state
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 20 days ago
RAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) � Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against stateRAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Moha
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against state
Hawaii News Now / Posted 20 days ago
RAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against stateRAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Moha
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against state
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 20 days ago
RAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against stateRAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Moha
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against state
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 20 days ago
RAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against stateRAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Moha
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against state
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 20 days ago
RAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Israeli doctors, state clash over force-feeding law for Palestinian prisoners on hunger strikeHospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days in
Israeli doctors, state clash over force-feeding law for Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike
The Globe and Mail / Posted 20 days ago
Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on Friday. What happens next — whether... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against stateRAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) — Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Moha
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against state
Bennington Banner / Posted 20 days ago
RAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) — Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against stateRAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Moha
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against state
KXXV Waco / Posted 20 days ago
RAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against stateRAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Moha
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against state
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 20 days ago
RAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against stateRAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Moha
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against state
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 20 days ago
RAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against stateRAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Moha
Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against state
KWWL Iowa / Posted 20 days ago
RAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) - Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on... Read more
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