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Times of Malta
Press digestThe following are the top stories in the national and international press today
Press digest
Times of Malta / Posted 10 hours ago
The following are the top stories in the national and international press today. Times of Malta speaks to the owner of a Sliema apartment being investigated by police after at least 50 foreigners submitted the address as their official residence who... 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 10 hours ago
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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JTA
Israel’s real-life national cop drama, explainedA police officer entering a precinct in southern Israel on August 25, 2014. (Mo
Israel’s real-life national cop drama, explained
JTA / Posted 17 hours ago
A police officer entering a precinct in southern Israel on August 25, 2014. (Moshe Shai/Flash90) An outsider is tapped to clean up a police department with a reputation for corruption and sexual harassment. But the new guy has a troubled past of his... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Palestine's Crisis of Leadership: Did Abbas Destroy Palestinian Democracy?The crisis of leadership throughout Palestinian history did not start with Mahm
Palestine's Crisis of Leadership: Did Abbas Destroy Palestinian Democracy?
Op-Ed News / Posted 23 hours ago
The crisis of leadership throughout Palestinian history did not start with Mahmoud Abbas and will, regrettably, be unlikely to end with his departure. Although Abbas has, perhaps, done more damage to the credibility of the Palestinian leadership than... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Video of Israeli soldier arresting boy goes viral Published: 1 September 2015 7:44 AM | Updated: 1 September 2015 10:18 AM Moh
Video of Israeli soldier arresting boy goes viral
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Published: 1 September 2015 7:44 AM | Updated: 1 September 2015 10:18 AM Mohammed Tamimi, 11 years old, rests his head on his mother's lap at their home in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh near... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Miracle rescue of man and child pulled out alive from rubble in SyriaThe pair were miraculously spotted and pulled out by rescue teams despite being
Miracle rescue of man and child pulled out alive from rubble in Syria
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
The pair were miraculously spotted and pulled out by rescue teams despite being completely submerged in the wreckage. The video, posted on social media, was said to have been taken following a raid by Assad's forces in Saqba, near... Read more
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Op-Ed News
U.S. is even more implicated in Israeli settlement project than we thoughtThe Israeli colonies are an American problem in a whole new way. Nearly one out
U.S. is even more implicated in Israeli settlement project than we thought
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
The Israeli colonies are an American problem in a whole new way. Nearly one out of six settlers in the West Bank is an American. Haaretz broke the story. Oxford scholar Sara Yael Hirschhorn says Americans are starkly overrepresented among West Bank... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stock Market Surges On 'Supergiant' Gas FindCairo — The benchmark index of Egypt's stock exchange EGX 30 surged in trading
Stock Market Surges On 'Supergiant' Gas Find
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Cairo — The benchmark index of Egypt's stock exchange EGX 30 surged in trading on Monday, reversing downward movement earlier in the day. This comes one day after Italian oil and gas company Eni announced a gas discovery off Egypt's coast in the... Read more
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Independent
'Miracle' as man and child pulled from rubble in video after being buried alive in Syria air strikeFootage being shared widely on social media shows the pair being rescued after
'Miracle' as man and child pulled from rubble in video after being buried alive in Syria air strike
Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Footage being shared widely on social media shows the pair being rescued after what is said to have been an attack by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Saqba, near Damascus. According to Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz, the London-based... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Video: Israeli soldier's attempted arrest of Palestinian boyAn Israeli army spokesman told the Haaretz newsgroup that there was "a violent
Video: Israeli soldier's attempted arrest of Palestinian boy
Channel 4 News / Posted 4 days ago
An Israeli army spokesman told the Haaretz newsgroup that there was "a violent disturbance of the peace in Nabi Saleh, in which Palestinians threw stones at IDF forces that were in the place. "The youth who was photographed was identified by the... Read more
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Independent
Pictures show young Palestinian girl biting Israeli soldier trying to detain boy during West Bank protestsThe boy, whose arm is in a sling, is seen being pinned to the ground beneath an
Pictures show young Palestinian girl biting Israeli soldier trying to detain boy during West Bank protests
Independent / Posted 5 days ago
The boy, whose arm is in a sling, is seen being pinned to the ground beneath an Israeli Defence Force (IDF) soldier's legs while two Palestinian women and children try to rescue him. The soldier holds on to the boy as a young girl bites his... Read more
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International Business Times
New study reveals 15% of West Bank settlers are American A new study has revealed that around 60,000 American Jews live in the occupied
New study reveals 15% of West Bank settlers are American
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
A new study has revealed that around 60,000 American Jews live in the occupied West Bank, where they make up 15% of the total settler population. Speaking at a conference in Jerusalem, Oxford University scholar Sara Yael Hirschhorn said that the... Read more
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The Jewish Press
One-Third of Americans in Israel Live in Judea and SamariaAn Oxford University professor's new book uncovers what most Israelis know - th
One-Third of Americans in Israel Live in Judea and Samaria
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
An Oxford University professor's new book uncovers what most Israelis know - that the Americans are not "Wild West" cowboys. Efrat Chief Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, formerly from New York.Photo Credit: Screen shot Approximately 60,000 Americans, one-third... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Anti-Zionism’s Falling MaskIn just a few days Israel’s national soccer team will be in Cardiff, the capita
Anti-Zionism’s Falling Mask
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
In just a few days Israel’s national soccer team will be in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, for a crucial qualifying game for next year’s European Championship in France. As is becoming the norm when any Israeli athletes travel abroad, the team will... Read more
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J Weekly
opinions | Netanyahu’s U.N. choice ‘is an expression of contempt’Benjamin Netanyahu sent a bitter political rival into exile and in the process
opinions | Netanyahu’s U.N. choice ‘is an expression of contempt’
J Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
Benjamin Netanyahu sent a bitter political rival into exile and in the process he may have both chosen a future successor and added yet another layer to Israel’s international isolation. In the short term, the prime minister removed an irritant from... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
More motions added in Salaita lawsuit against UII'm married 33 years to a jewess of brilliance. If you want your ears singed, a
More motions added in Salaita lawsuit against UI
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
I'm married 33 years to a jewess of brilliance. If you want your ears singed, ask her about nazi israel's open-air concentration camp called gaza, or the shrinking of the west bank by using arson, murder to remove palestinians. Of note that israel's... Read more
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JTA
Israel to US: push American to keep Israel flight routeTEL AVIV (JTA) — Israel will ask the United States government to encourage Amer
Israel to US: push American to keep Israel flight route
JTA / Posted 8 days ago
TEL AVIV (JTA) — Israel will ask the United States government to encourage American Airlines to keep its Philadelphia-Tel Aviv flight route. American announced last week that it would discontinue the route beginning next year, solely for financial... Read more
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asianage
Heinz will no longer be called 'ketchup' in IsraelRepresentational Image. (Picture Courtesy: File photo) It doesn't contain enou
Heinz will no longer be called 'ketchup' in Israel
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
Representational Image. (Picture Courtesy: File photo) It doesn't contain enough tomato solids to fit the legal definition of ketchup What if someone decides that your favourite bottle of ketchup is actually not ketchup? Confused? Well, that’s what... 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 8 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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FOX News
Heinz ketchup isn't called ketchup anymore --in IsraelHow can it be? Heinz ketchup is now defined as mere "tomato seasoning". Before
Heinz ketchup isn't called ketchup anymore --in Israel
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
How can it be? Heinz ketchup is now defined as mere "tomato seasoning". Before you panic, Heinz in America is still called ketchup, but in Israel it’s a different story. The nation's health ministry has decreed that Heinz's version doesn't have... Read more
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Salon.com
The empire strikes back: Dick Cheney, Benjamin Netanyahu and the rebirth of neoconservatismThis piece originally appeared on “We’re going to push and push until some lar
The empire strikes back: Dick Cheney, Benjamin Netanyahu and the rebirth of neoconservatism
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
This piece originally appeared on “We’re going to push and push until some larger force makes us stop.” David Addington, the legal adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney, made that declaration to Jack Goldsmith of the Office of Legal Counsel in the... Read more
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Mashable
Heinz ketchup can't legally be called 'ketchup' in IsraelWhen is a bottle of ketchup not a bottle of ketchup? Evidently, when it's in th
Heinz ketchup can't legally be called 'ketchup' in Israel
Mashable / Posted 9 days ago
When is a bottle of ketchup not a bottle of ketchup? Evidently, when it's in the promised land. Heinz Ketchup, arguably the most recognizable brand of ketchup in the world, must be labeled "tomato seasoning" in Israel because it doesn't contain... Read more
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Newser
Heinz No Longer Qualifies as Ketchup in Israel– Heinz may mean ketchup in America, but in Israel, it's now mere "tomato seaso
Heinz No Longer Qualifies as Ketchup in Israel
Newser / Posted 11 days ago
– Heinz may mean ketchup in America, but in Israel, it's now mere "tomato seasoning." The nation's health ministry has decreed that Heinz's version doesn't have enough "tomato solids" to qualify as ketchup and has downgraded it accordingly, reports... Read more
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Independent
Tony Blair and Hamas: Militant Palestinian group confirms meetings with former PM – and says ceasefire deal with Israel is possibleHassan Yousef, a founder of the group and one of its senior leaders in the West
Tony Blair and Hamas: Militant Palestinian group confirms meetings with former PM – and says ceasefire deal with Israel is possible
Independent / Posted 12 days ago
Hassan Yousef, a founder of the group and one of its senior leaders in the West Bank, said Israel’s agreement to its demands would need to be backed up by international guarantees, as he confirmed reports that Hamas had held meetings with Tony Blair... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
On nuclear deal not all Israelis are with NetanyahuFILE - In this Sunday, June 7, 2015, file… AP News | 08/20/15 11:54 am JERUSA
On nuclear deal not all Israelis are with Netanyahu
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 13 days ago
FILE - In this Sunday, June 7, 2015, file… AP News | 08/20/15 11:54 am JERUSALEM (AP) -- At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's all-out... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Blair-trades-Gaza-truceOnce again, there are reports about a long-term truce between Hamas, which cont
Blair-trades-Gaza-truce
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
Once again, there are reports about a long-term truce between Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, and Israel, revealed in reports about a mediation effort led by controversial former Quartet envoy Tony Blair. It has raised the ire of Palestinian... Read more
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Orange County Register
Israelis splintered on reaction to Iran nuclear deal, despite Netanyahu's vocal oppositionJERUSALEM – At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime
Israelis splintered on reaction to Iran nuclear deal, despite Netanyahu's vocal opposition
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
JERUSALEM – At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s all-out diplomatic war against the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran. But look closer and deep fissures appear: There is angst over what some... Read more
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J Weekly
As U.N. envoy, former Netanyahu rival says he’ll represent prime ministerIsrael’s new United Nations ambassador, a former staunch rival of Benjamin Neta
As U.N. envoy, former Netanyahu rival says he’ll represent prime minister
J Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
Israel’s new United Nations ambassador, a former staunch rival of Benjamin Netanyahu, has committed to representing the prime minister’s positions at the world body, including a “vision” of a Palestinian state alongside Israel. Danny Danon, a... Read more
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KTVL Medford
International News On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with NetanyahuAugust 20, 2015 18:57 GMT
International News
KTVL Medford / Posted 13 days ago
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with NetanyahuAugust 20, 2015 18:57 GMT Eds: With AP Photos.By DAN PERRY and JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press JERUSALEM (AP) -- At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with NetanyahuJERUSALEM (AP) - At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind P
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with Netanyahu
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 13 days ago
JERUSALEM (AP) - At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's all-out diplomatic war against the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran. But look closer and deep fissures appear: There is angst over what... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with NetanyahuJERUSALEM (AP) — At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind P
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with Netanyahu
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's all-out diplomatic war against the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran. But look closer and deep fissures appear: There is angst over what... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with NetanyahuJERUSALEM - At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with Netanyahu
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 13 days ago
JERUSALEM - At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's all-out diplomatic war against the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran. But look closer and deep fissures appear: There is angst over what some... Read more
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Bennington Banner
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with NetanyahuJERUSALEM (AP) — At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind P
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with Netanyahu
Bennington Banner / Posted 13 days ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's all-out diplomatic war against the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran. But look closer and deep fissures appear: There is angst over what... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with NetanyahuJERUSALEM (AP) - At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind P
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with Netanyahu
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 13 days ago
JERUSALEM (AP) - At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's all-out diplomatic war against the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran. But look closer and deep fissures appear: There is angst over what... Read more
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FOX News
Despite opposition to Iran deal, some Israelis fear Netanyahu has gone too farFILE - In this Sunday, June 7, 2015, file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjami
Despite opposition to Iran deal, some Israelis fear Netanyahu has gone too far
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
FILE - In this Sunday, June 7, 2015, file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in his Jerusalem office. At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with NetanyahuJERUSALEM (AP) — At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind P
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with Netanyahu
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 13 days ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's all-out diplomatic war against the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran. But look closer and deep fissures appear: There is angst over what... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with NetanyahuJERUSALEM (AP) - At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind P
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with Netanyahu
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 13 days ago
JERUSALEM (AP) - At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's all-out diplomatic war against the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran. But look closer and deep fissures appear: There is angst over what... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
International News - WPMI Local 15On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with Netanyahu August 20, 2015 18:57 GMT
International News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 13 days ago
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with Netanyahu August 20, 2015 18:57 GMT Eds: With AP Photos.By DAN PERRY and JOSEF FEDERMANAssociated Press JERUSALEM (AP) -- At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister... Read more
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The Evening Sun
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with NetanyahuJERUSALEM (AP) — At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind P
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with Netanyahu
The Evening Sun / Posted 13 days ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's all-out diplomatic war against the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran. But look closer and deep fissures appear: There is angst over what... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with NetanyahuJERUSALEM (AP) - At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind P
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with Netanyahu
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 13 days ago
JERUSALEM (AP) - At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's all-out diplomatic war against the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran. But look closer and deep fissures appear: There is angst over what... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with NetanyahuJERUSALEM (AP) - At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind P
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with Netanyahu
New Jersey Herald / Posted 13 days ago
JERUSALEM (AP) - At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's all-out diplomatic war against the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran. But look closer and deep fissures appear: There is angst over what... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with NetanyahuJERUSALEM (AP) - At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind P
On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with Netanyahu
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 13 days ago
JERUSALEM (AP) - At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's all-out diplomatic war against the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran. But look closer and deep fissures appear: There is angst over what... Read more
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The Jewish Week
J Street U Elects Muslims Student As PresidentThe campus arm of left-wing pro-Israel group J Street elected a Muslim-American
J Street U Elects Muslims Student As President
The Jewish Week / Posted 13 days ago
The campus arm of left-wing pro-Israel group J Street elected a Muslim-American student to serve as president of its national student board. At its “Summer Leadership Institute” in Washington this week, J Street U elected Amna Farooqi, a senior at... Read more
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The Jewish Week
High Court Orders Temporary Release Of Hunger-Striking Palestinian PrisonerMohaamad Allaan, the Palestinian prisoner and alleged Islamic Jihad member whos
High Court Orders Temporary Release Of Hunger-Striking Palestinian Prisoner
The Jewish Week / Posted 13 days ago
Mohaamad Allaan, the Palestinian prisoner and alleged Islamic Jihad member whose months-long hunger strike has drawn international attention, will be temporarily released from administrative detention. The High Court of Justice ruled Wednesday that... Read more
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JTA
Heinz no longer qualifies as ketchup in IsraelIsrael’s Health Ministry decreed that Heinz ketchup does not contain enough tom
Heinz no longer qualifies as ketchup in Israel
JTA / Posted 13 days ago
Israel’s Health Ministry decreed that Heinz ketchup does not contain enough tomato concentrate. (Flickr Commons) In the United States, Heinz is nearly synonymous with ketchup, but Israel has kicked the brand out of that category of condiments all... Read more
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Quartz
Israel just denied a woman asylum because she wasn’t lesbian enough - Quartz rainbow hypocrisy When Mavis Amponsah, 41, entered Israel on a tour
Israel just denied a woman asylum because she wasn’t lesbian enough
Quartz / Posted 14 days ago
- Quartz rainbow hypocrisy When Mavis Amponsah, 41, entered Israel on a tourist visa in Dec. 2013, she... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Israel refuses Ghanaian 'lesbian' seeking asylumDiasporian News of Wednesday, 19 August 2015 An asylum request by a female cit
Israel refuses Ghanaian 'lesbian' seeking asylum
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 15 days ago
Diasporian News of Wednesday, 19 August 2015 An asylum request by a female citizen of Ghana who claimed to have been persecuted there for being a lesbian was rejected by an advisory committee on refugees reporting to the Interior Ministry, after... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Connecting the World to Jewish News, Culture, and OpinionIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office denied reports that Israel h
Connecting the World to Jewish News, Culture, and Opinion
The Jewish Week / Posted 15 days ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office denied reports that Israel has been negotiating with Hamas. A statement from his office Monday was in response to media reports claiming that direct talks took place recently and were in their final... Read more
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Independent
Tony Blair 'mediating planned truce' between Hamas and Israel to lift Gaza blockadeSince resigning as the Quartet's Middle East envoy in May, the former prime min
Tony Blair 'mediating planned truce' between Hamas and Israel to lift Gaza blockade
Independent / Posted 15 days ago
Since resigning as the Quartet's Middle East envoy in May, the former prime minister has twice held talks with Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal, according to Arabic media reports, while Israel's Haaretz newspaper said Mr Blair had earlier discussed his... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Israel resumes work on controversial separation wall in Cremisan ​​valleyThe wall will separate the West Bank city of Beit Jala from the settlement of H
Israel resumes work on controversial separation wall in Cremisan ​​valley
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 16 days ago
The wall will separate the West Bank city of Beit Jala from the settlement of Har Gilo and the village of Walaja. Critics claim its real purpose is not to increase security but to allow settlement expansion. Earth movers have started uprooting olive... Read more
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