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The Forward
Bernie Sanders Stint at 'Stalinist' Kibbutz Quickly Draws Red-Baiting From RightThe surging Democratic presidential candidate’s stint at Kibbutz Sha’ar Ha’amak
Bernie Sanders Stint at 'Stalinist' Kibbutz Quickly Draws Red-Baiting From Right
The Forward / Posted 5 hours ago
The surging Democratic presidential candidate’s stint at Kibbutz Sha’ar Ha’amakim proves to conservatives that he isn’t just a “socialist” but a hard-core Marxist or even a “Stalinist,” far outside the American mainstream. “Bernie Sanders’s 1963... Read more
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J Weekly
Mystery solved: Sanders volunteered at kibbutz Shaar HaamakimBernie Sanders smiling at a march in Washington, DC, April 20, 2015. (Win McNam
Mystery solved: Sanders volunteered at kibbutz Shaar Haamakim
J Weekly / Posted 8 hours ago
Bernie Sanders smiling at a march in Washington, DC, April 20, 2015. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) WASHINGTON (JTA) — The kibbutz where Bernie Sanders spent several months in the early 1960s has been identified, thanks to a rediscovered news story from... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Shabbos Mevorchim Adar RishonWe are about to bless a new month – the last one of this lunar year cycle, sort
Shabbos Mevorchim Adar Rishon
The Jewish Press / Posted 13 hours ago
We are about to bless a new month – the last one of this lunar year cycle, sort of. Adar may be the twelfth month – counting down from Nissan – but this time around we get to have two Adars, namely Adar Rishon (or Aleph) and Adar Sheini (Bais). We... Read more
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Breitbart
Revealed: Sanders Volunteered in Israel for Marxist Revolutionary GroupFor months, Israeli reporters have been searching for the name of the kibbutz o
Revealed: Sanders Volunteered in Israel for Marxist Revolutionary Group
Breitbart / Posted 14 hours ago
For months, Israeli reporters have been searching for the name of the kibbutz on which Sanders spent several months in 1963. The presidential candidate, who has not been shy about his affinity for socialism, was reluctant to disclose much about his... Read more
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The Forward
Revealed at Last! Inside the Kibbutz Where Bernie Sanders Lived and Learned SocialismThe mystery of Bernie Sanders’ missing months on a socialist commune in Israel
Revealed at Last! Inside the Kibbutz Where Bernie Sanders Lived and Learned Socialism
The Forward / Posted 18 hours ago
The mystery of Bernie Sanders’ missing months on a socialist commune in Israel has now been solved. The Democratic Party’s socialist presidential candidate, it turns out, volunteered at Kibbutz Sha’ar HaAmakim, near Haifa in northern Israel, in... Read more
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Artvoice
King Con Shmueli sues own mother, proving once and for all he's a class actKing Con Shmueli Sues Own Mother, Proving Once and for all He's a class act We
King Con Shmueli sues own mother, proving once and for all he's a class act
Artvoice / Posted yesterday
King Con Shmueli Sues Own Mother, Proving Once and for all He's a class act We were shocked at the number of emails complaining that we had omitted a story about the notorious swindler and con artist Shmuel “Sam” Shmueli in last week’s paper. This... Read more
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The Forward
Bernie Sanders Kibbutz Revealed at Last!The mystery of Bernie Sanders’ missing months on a socialist commune in Israel
Bernie Sanders Kibbutz Revealed at Last!
The Forward / Posted yesterday
The mystery of Bernie Sanders’ missing months on a socialist commune in Israel has now been solved. The Democratic Party’s socialist presidential candidate, it turns out, volunteered at Kibbutz Sha’ar HaAmakim, near Haifa, in 1963. While Sanders... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Security ties between Palestinians and Israel begin to frayPalestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has described his security forces
Security ties between Palestinians and Israel begin to fray
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has described his security forces' cooperation with the Israeli military as "sacred." But an armed attack on an Israeli checkpoint last weekend by a Palestinian security official, which left three Israeli... Read more
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J Weekly
opinions | JCF guidelines don’t work for usWe both have deep roots within several Jewish communities. We also have deep co
opinions | JCF guidelines don’t work for us
J Weekly / Posted yesterday
We both have deep roots within several Jewish communities. We also have deep connections to Israel through friends, family and from our many visits to Israel. We have been board members and presidents of local Jewish organizations and have worked... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
Book Review: “Native” by Sayed KashuaIsraeli-Palestinian writer Sayed Kashua initially planned to spend a year teach
Book Review: “Native” by Sayed Kashua
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted yesterday
Israeli-Palestinian writer Sayed Kashua initially planned to spend a year teaching Hebrew at the University of Illinois before returning to his apartment in Ramat Denya, a Jewish neighborhood in western Jerusalem. But on June 12, 2014, a few... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Liberals don’t own the Jewish votePrime Minister Justin Trudeau’s failure to mention Jews in commemorating the Ho
Liberals don’t own the Jewish vote
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s failure to mention Jews in commemorating the Holocaust last week re-ignited a debate within Canada’s Jewish community. That’s not to mention considerable coverage in the North American Jewish press and the Israeli... Read more
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The Jewish Press
David Blatt is Fascism! Cleveland Cavaliers is Fascism! Israel is Fascism!{Originally posted to the Front Page Magazinewebsite} Haaretz is Israel’s insa
David Blatt is Fascism! Cleveland Cavaliers is Fascism! Israel is Fascism!
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
{Originally posted to the Front Page Magazinewebsite} Haaretz is Israel’s insane left-wing paper. Imagine if the New York Times were run by Michael Moore, Code Pink, the ACLU, a bunch of lawyers for terrorists and a bunch of other guys who refuse to... Read more
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The Forward
Why New Kotel Plan Deserves a Cautious HallelujahThe new plan to create a larger, official egalitarian space at the Western Wall
Why New Kotel Plan Deserves a Cautious Hallelujah
The Forward / Posted 4 days ago
The new plan to create a larger, official egalitarian space at the Western Wall is a compromise of a compromise. In all the celebration, we can’t lose sight of that. Those who believe in promoting and protecting pluralistic Judaism in Israel have... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
The two Kotels solution: Cheer it with a grain of sadnessTourists walk by part of the Western Wall, following the Israeli government's a
The two Kotels solution: Cheer it with a grain of sadness
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
Tourists walk by part of the Western Wall, following the Israeli government's approval to create a mixed-sex prayer plaza near Jerusalem's Western Wall to accommodate Jews who contest Orthodox curbs on worship by women at the site, in Jerusalem's Old... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Pied Piper of Zioncome from within Israel or from outside? The latest contributor to this debate
The Pied Piper of Zion
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
come from within Israel or from outside? The latest contributor to this debate is Amos Schocken, the owner of the "Haaretz" newspaper. He has written one of his rare articles, arguing that only outside forces can save us now. Let me first... Read more
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The Hindu
Israel seeks to tie state loyalty to cultural fundingCulture Minister wants to deny state money to institutions that do not express
Israel seeks to tie state loyalty to cultural funding
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
Culture Minister wants to deny state money to institutions that do not express “loyalty” to the state, including those that show disrespect to the flag There have been fights over books, music, plays, funding for the arts and academic awards. This... Read more
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Orange County Register
Israel, mired in ideological battles, fights on cultural frontsJERUSALEM — There have been fights over books, music, plays, funding for the ar
Israel, mired in ideological battles, fights on cultural fronts
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
JERUSALEM — There have been fights over books, music, plays, funding for the arts and academic awards. This being Israel, they have been underpinned by fierce rhetorical exchanges about democracy, fascism and zealotry, identity, the future of the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Israel's liberal artists decry attempts to limit expressionJERUSALEM — Israel's cultural class is increasingly alarmed by what many see as
Israel's liberal artists decry attempts to limit expression
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
JERUSALEM — Israel's cultural class is increasingly alarmed by what many see as a tightening noose on freedom of expression, as a hard-line government minister seeks to cut off funding for artists who are critical of the state and activists accuse... Read more
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Denver Post
Israel's liberal artists decry attempts to limit expressionJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's cultural class is increasingly alarmed by what many s
Israel's liberal artists decry attempts to limit expression
Denver Post / Posted 6 days ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's cultural class is increasingly alarmed by what many see as a tightening noose on freedom of expression, as a hard-line government minister seeks to cut off funding for artists who are critical of the state and activists... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Israel's liberal artists decry attempts to limit expressionJERUSALEM (AP) � Israel's cultural class is increasingly alarmed by what many s
Israel's liberal artists decry attempts to limit expression
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
JERUSALEM (AP) � Israel's cultural class is increasingly alarmed by what many see as a tightening noose on freedom of expression, as a hard-line government minister seeks to cut off funding for artists who are critical of the state and activists... Read more
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Daily Herald
Israel's liberal artists decry attempts to limit expressionJERUSALEM -- Israel's cultural class is increasingly alarmed by what many see a
Israel's liberal artists decry attempts to limit expression
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
JERUSALEM -- Israel's cultural class is increasingly alarmed by what many see as a tightening noose on freedom of expression, as a hard-line government minister seeks to cut off funding for artists who are critical of the state and activists accuse... Read more
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TribLIVE
Israeli drone program hacked by U.S., Great Britain, report reveals – TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods The United States and Great Britain combined
Israeli drone program hacked by U.S., Great Britain, report reveals
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
– TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods The United States and Great Britain combined to hack into Israeli drone and... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
False equivalence in IsraelA protester, wearing a shirt with an image of Zionist leader Theodor Herzl, whi
False equivalence in Israel
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 7 days ago
A protester, wearing a shirt with an image of Zionist leader Theodor Herzl, which is the logo of "Im Tirzu", an ultra-nationalist Israeli group, demonstrates against an event held by a group of left-wing artists and academics, April 21, 2011. Photo... Read more
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J Weekly
Seinfeld roasts Israelis; this is not a Japanese swastika; America already has a West Bank boycott by david a.m. wilensky Here’s what we’re reading: Jerry Seinfeld tells “The D
Seinfeld roasts Israelis; this is not a Japanese swastika; America already has a West Bank boycott
J Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
by david a.m. wilensky Here’s what we’re reading: Jerry Seinfeld tells “The Daily Show” about Israelis; U.S. already bars West Bank products from... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
U.S. Hacked Israeli Drones for 20 Years, Leaked Docs ShowBy: CBS News/ APJanuary 29, 2016 JERUSALEM -- U.S and British intelligence cra
U.S. Hacked Israeli Drones for 20 Years, Leaked Docs Show
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 7 days ago
By: CBS News/ APJanuary 29, 2016 JERUSALEM -- U.S and British intelligence cracked the codes of Israeli drones operating in the Middle East and monitored their surveillance feeds for almost 20 years, according to documents leaked by an American... Read more
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Christian Today
Israel to subsidise schools which teach its curriculum in east JerusalemIsrael is aiming to fund more schools in east Jerusalem which teach the Israeli
Israel to subsidise schools which teach its curriculum in east Jerusalem
Christian Today / Posted 7 days ago
Israel is aiming to fund more schools in east Jerusalem which teach the Israeli rather than the Palestinian curriculum, according to Haaretz. The move is controversial because east Jerusalem isn't part of Israel proper and is considered by the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Israel in Africa: Guns, but no developmentThe year had barely begun (14 January 2016) when Arab circles were surprised by
Israel in Africa: Guns, but no development
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
The year had barely begun (14 January 2016) when Arab circles were surprised by statements by Sudan’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour that his country is open to considering establishing relations with Israel. The statement was in response to a... Read more
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J Weekly
Haifa man, 112, is world’s oldestA Holocaust survivor in Haifa is believed to be the oldest man in the world. Y
Haifa man, 112, is world’s oldest
J Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
A Holocaust survivor in Haifa is believed to be the oldest man in the world. Yisrael Kristal, 112, achieved the status after Yasutaro Koide of Japan, also 112, died on Jan. 19, Haaretz reported. Kristal’s grandson, Oren, received an email this week... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Israeli campaign against artists draws accusations of 'McCarthyism'JERUSALEM: An ultra-nationalist Israeli group that has campaigned against forei
Israeli campaign against artists draws accusations of 'McCarthyism'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
JERUSALEM: An ultra-nationalist Israeli group that has campaigned against foreign-funded NGOs broadened its assault to include left-wing artists on Thursday, accusing authors such as Amos Oz and David Grossman of disloyalty to the country. The... Read more
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The Forward
Bernie Sanders Rises — and the Ghost of Saul Alinsky Will Surely FollowDecades before the term was coined, community organizer Saul Alinsky was alread
Bernie Sanders Rises — and the Ghost of Saul Alinsky Will Surely Follow
The Forward / Posted 9 days ago
Decades before the term was coined, community organizer Saul Alinsky was already exploiting the advantages of “intersectionality,” the contemporary buzzword of social protest. Alinsky, once described by conservative thinker William F. Buckley as... Read more
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International Business Times
'Mossad spy-vulture' from Israel's Golan Heights causes a flap in Lebanon Residents in one Lebanese town near the country's border with Israel thought th
'Mossad spy-vulture' from Israel's Golan Heights causes a flap in Lebanon
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
Residents in one Lebanese town near the country's border with Israel thought they had outsmarted Israel's Mossad intelligence gatherers when the captured a vulture carrying a transmitter and marked with tags, believing the bird to be a spy. Except... Read more
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The Forward
Jewish Leaders Defend High-Profile Meeting With Jonathan PollardWhen American Jewry’s most important national umbrella group hosted American Je
Jewish Leaders Defend High-Profile Meeting With Jonathan Pollard
The Forward / Posted 9 days ago
When American Jewry’s most important national umbrella group hosted American Jewry’s most famous, recently paroled spy for Israel, it did so at a breakfast in an elegant synagogue conference room in Manhattan with a congressman in attendance. That... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Haaretz/Forward Article Paints Clinton as Strong on Israel But Omits Critical FactArticle praising Clinton as the 'better for Israel' candidate neglected her gre
Haaretz/Forward Article Paints Clinton as Strong on Israel But Omits Critical Fact
The Jewish Press / Posted 10 days ago
Article praising Clinton as the 'better for Israel' candidate neglected her great interest in 'shaming Israel' suggestion by adviser. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas (R).Photo Credit: Issam... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Michael Bloomberg has been a fervent supporter of Israel, to a pointThe latest surprise in a presidential race full of surprises is the news that M
Michael Bloomberg has been a fervent supporter of Israel, to a point
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 days ago
The latest surprise in a presidential race full of surprises is the news that Michael Bloomberg is considering a third-party run if it appears that non-establishment candidates Donald Trump, Ted Cruz or Bernie Sanders might actually capture his... Read more
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Christian Today
Why is the idea of women worshiping at the Western Wall significant?The Israeli government is set to hold a historic vote on Sunday, regarding whet
Why is the idea of women worshiping at the Western Wall significant?
Christian Today / Posted 10 days ago
The Israeli government is set to hold a historic vote on Sunday, regarding whether to allow men and women to pray together at the Western Wall. Almost three years after the idea was first raised, a plan has developed to create a space where both men... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Israeli spy vulture' in Lebanon was merely tagged by conservationistsLebanese men proudly display 'Israeli spy vulture' captured while 'observing th
'Israeli spy vulture' in Lebanon was merely tagged by conservationists
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Lebanese men proudly display 'Israeli spy vulture' captured while 'observing them'… only to realise the bird had merely been tagged by conservationists Bird of prey was captured three miles over the border in a Lebanese town Device fitted to the... Read more
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The Forward
New Sickening Details on Nazi Medical Experiments RevealedNewly discovered testimony provides brutal new details about Nazi medical exper
New Sickening Details on Nazi Medical Experiments Revealed
The Forward / Posted 11 days ago
Newly discovered testimony provides brutal new details about Nazi medical experiments on concentration camp prisoners, including reportedly locking one man inside a glass cage with thousands of mosquitoes in order to infect him with malaria. An... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Israeli Holocaust survivor believed to be world’s oldest manA Holocaust survivor in Haifa is believed to be the oldest man in the world. Y
Israeli Holocaust survivor believed to be world’s oldest man
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 11 days ago
A Holocaust survivor in Haifa is believed to be the oldest man in the world. Yisrael Kristal, 112, achieved that status this week after Yasutaro Koide of Japan, also 112, died, Haaretz reported Thursday. Kristal’s grandson, Oren, received an email... Read more
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BBC News
Israel's Shimon Peres hospitalised with chest pains - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Israel's Shimon Peres hospitalised with chest pains
BBC News / Posted 12 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Israel's Shimon Peres... Read more
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Gulf News
‘Purchase’ of Hebron buildings slammed in Israeli editorial200 colonists used crowbars to break into Palestinian buildings and then raised
‘Purchase’ of Hebron buildings slammed in Israeli editorial
Gulf News / Posted 12 days ago
200 colonists used crowbars to break into Palestinian buildings and then raised the Israeli flag An Israeli soldier removes the Israeli flag from a house as Israeli troops forcibly remove Jewish settlers from homes, in the West Bank city of Hebron.... Read more
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The Forward
Acing 'Penelope Cruz' Quiz, Israeli Reclaims Spanish CitizenshipWho is the author of Don Quixote, which Spanish chemist won the Noble Prize, wh
Acing 'Penelope Cruz' Quiz, Israeli Reclaims Spanish Citizenship
The Forward / Posted 13 days ago
Who is the author of Don Quixote, which Spanish chemist won the Noble Prize, what is Spain’s tallest mountain, and who is Penelope Cruz? These are but a few of the questions posed to Israelis trying to attain a Spanish passport as part of a new law... Read more
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International Business Times
'Saved by God': Jew who survived Holocaust becomes world's oldest man at 112 The oldest man in the world could be an Israeli Holocaust survivor aged 112, sc
'Saved by God': Jew who survived Holocaust becomes world's oldest man at 112
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
The oldest man in the world could be an Israeli Holocaust survivor aged 112, scientists have said. The family of Yisrael Kristal was reportedly contacted by US researchers following the death of a 112-year-old Japanese man earlier this week. An... Read more
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The Forward
Israel Supermarket Slapped With $113M 'No Deliveries to Arabs' LawsuitTwo Arab-Israelis are suing Israel’s largest supermarket chain for $113.4 milli
Israel Supermarket Slapped With $113M 'No Deliveries to Arabs' Lawsuit
The Forward / Posted 14 days ago
Two Arab-Israelis are suing Israel’s largest supermarket chain for $113.4 million, claiming it does not deliver to predominantly Arab towns. The suit against the Supersol chain was filed Wednesday in the District Court in Haifa, Haaretz... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Will the Palestinian Authority collapse?Debate has once again erupted about the prospects of the PA remaining in power.
Will the Palestinian Authority collapse?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
Debate has once again erupted about the prospects of the PA remaining in power. In mid-2014, there were threats to hand over the keys to the Palestinian Authority (PA) to the Israeli occupation. More recently, there have been confirmations that the... Read more
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The Forward
Is Candy-Making Holocaust Survivor World's Oldest Man at 112?A Holocaust survivor in Haifa is believed to be the oldest man in the world. Y
Is Candy-Making Holocaust Survivor World's Oldest Man at 112?
The Forward / Posted 15 days ago
A Holocaust survivor in Haifa is believed to be the oldest man in the world. Yisrael Kristal, 112, achieved that status this week after Yasutaro Koide of Japan, also 112, died, Haaretz reported Thursday. Kristal’s grandson, Oren, received an email... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Netanyahu: Israel needs more aid after Iran deal(Sebastian Scheiner, AP) Davos - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tol
Netanyahu: Israel needs more aid after Iran deal
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
(Sebastian Scheiner, AP) Davos - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday that his country will need more US military aid because of the nuclear deal with Iran. Israel is currently negotiating a... Read more
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The Forward
Secular Israeli Leader's Home Vandalized as Jewish Extremism SpreadsVandals spray-painted graffiti at the home of Prof. Yaakov Malkin, director of
Secular Israeli Leader's Home Vandalized as Jewish Extremism Spreads
The Forward / Posted 15 days ago
Vandals spray-painted graffiti at the home of Prof. Yaakov Malkin, director of Tmura, the International Institute for Humanistic Secular Judaism, in Jerusalem’s German Colony Thursday morning. A Star of David and the phrases “Psalms 139: 21-24” and... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Is any leader good enough for Israel’s center-left?Former IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen.Gabi Ashkenazi (Photo by REUTERS/Gali Tibbon)
Is any leader good enough for Israel’s center-left?
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 15 days ago
Former IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen.Gabi Ashkenazi (Photo by REUTERS/Gali Tibbon) It appears that the opposition will have a tough time beating Netanyahu. Maybe it lacks the right candidate, but it is more likely that it lacks the right worldview.... Read more
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The Forward
White House Team To Visit Israel for Defense Aid TalksWASHINGTON — Members of the Obama administration’s national security team will
White House Team To Visit Israel for Defense Aid Talks
The Forward / Posted 15 days ago
WASHINGTON — Members of the Obama administration’s national security team will travel to Israel next week to advance talks on a new U.S. defense assistance package to the country. “A U.S. delegation will be traveling to Jerusalem next week for the... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Poll: Only 20 percent of Jewish Israelis see Arab citizens as ‘equals’An Israeli Jew raises a flag near the Old City of Jerusalem. Jewish residents i
Poll: Only 20 percent of Jewish Israelis see Arab citizens as ‘equals’
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 16 days ago
An Israeli Jew raises a flag near the Old City of Jerusalem. Jewish residents in the Old City and predominantly Arab areas nearby have increased 40 percent since 2009. Photo by Abir Sultan/Flash 90 More than one-third of Jewish Israelis see their... Read more
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