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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
No status quo, no negotiations: A right-wing solution to the crisis of occupationBefore and after serving as an adviser in the office of the prime minister, I w
No status quo, no negotiations: A right-wing solution to the crisis of occupation
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 15 hours ago
Before and after serving as an adviser in the office of the prime minister, I was asked, for good reason, what it is that I propose as an alternative to the so-called peace process. To criticize, after all, is much easier than to suggest a... Read more
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Roll Call
'Homeland' Producer Brings Message to Hill‘Homeland’ Producer Brings Animal Training Message to Hill Grijalva will join
'Homeland' Producer Brings Message to Hill
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
‘Homeland’ Producer Brings Animal Training Message to Hill Grijalva will join PETA and Raff at the briefing. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo) The Emmy award-winning executive producer of Showtime’s spy drama “Homeland,” Gideon Raff,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Christians Who Demonize Israel: Kairos{Originally posted to the Gatestone Institute website} Last September, during
Christians Who Demonize Israel: Kairos
The Jewish Press / Posted yesterday
{Originally posted to the Gatestone Institute website} Last September, during the World Week for Peace in Palestine Israel — an initiative of the Palestine Israel Ecumenical Forum (PIEF) of the World Council of Churches, St. Thomas’ Church in... Read more
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The Washington Times
CLIFFORD MAY: Winning an unconventional warWar is — and always will be — hell. The Law of Armed Conflict is not meant to c
CLIFFORD MAY: Winning an unconventional war
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
War is — and always will be — hell. The Law of Armed Conflict is not meant to change that — only to make it a little less hellish. There are weapons you agree not to use. In exchange, your enemy doesn’t use those weapons against you. You treat... Read more
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The Jewish Week
In South, Tunnel Fear ‘Enters Your Psyche’Kibbutz Nahal Oz, Israel — The members of this Israeli farming commune remember
In South, Tunnel Fear ‘Enters Your Psyche’
The Jewish Week / Posted yesterday
Kibbutz Nahal Oz, Israel — The members of this Israeli farming commune remember the gunfire and then hiding in their bungalows. It was the 2014 war with Hamas, and a band of fighters from Gaza had infiltrated Israeli territory through a subterranean... Read more
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USA Today
Stop maiming animals to train medicsLifelike simulators are better, cheaper and more ethical for learning battlefie
Stop maiming animals to train medics
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
Lifelike simulators are better, cheaper and more ethical for learning battlefield medicine. As military veterans, we both understand the critical role medics play on the battlefield. However, the education that these medics receive today is... Read more
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New York Post
Republicans fail to scream at the lunacy of drafting womenIn the blink of an eye, we’ve gone from opening combat jobs to women to Republi
Republicans fail to scream at the lunacy of drafting women
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
In the blink of an eye, we’ve gone from opening combat jobs to women to Republican presidential candidates endorsing registering women for a draft. Hide your daughters — our deluded and cowardly political elites are a clear and present danger to... Read more
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The Jewish Press
No More Illusions: Come home{Originally posted to the author’s website, Candidly Speaking from Jerusalem}
No More Illusions: Come home
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
{Originally posted to the author’s website, Candidly Speaking from Jerusalem} Objectively analyzing recent events can only lead to the dismal conclusion that the status of Diaspora Jewry, bad as it is, is only likely to deteriorate. The horrific... Read more
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Breitbart
Source: Iran Financing Speedy Construction of Hamas Terror TunnelsTEL AVIV – Utilizing critical Iranian funds, Hamas has pressed on with completi
Source: Iran Financing Speedy Construction of Hamas Terror Tunnels
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
TEL AVIV – Utilizing critical Iranian funds, Hamas has pressed on with completing the restoration of its network of tunnels, including those reaching into Israeli territory, a top Hamas diplomatic source told Breitbart Jerusalem. “The military wing... Read more
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DW
IDF censor requires bloggers to submit posts for review | Middle East |Colonel Ariella Ben-Avraham, Israel's chief military censor, has started to off
IDF censor requires bloggers to submit posts for review | Middle East |
DW / Posted 4 days ago
Colonel Ariella Ben-Avraham, Israel's chief military censor, has started to officially send personal messages via Facebook to bloggers and users who frequently post criticism and sensitive information about the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), asking... Read more
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The Jewish Press
‘Juniper Cobra 2016’ US-IDF Exercises Happening this Month After AllThe US European Command (USEUCOM) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) will part
‘Juniper Cobra 2016’ US-IDF Exercises Happening this Month After All
The Jewish Press / Posted 4 days ago
The US European Command (USEUCOM) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) will participate in a bilateral exercise, code-named “Juniper Cobra,” in February 2016 as part of the regular training cycle. “This exercise is designed to improve cooperation and... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
DAVID IGNATIUS: In the Middle East, a serious game of war TEL AVIV, Israel — Let’s say Islamic State fighters attack an Israeli militar
DAVID IGNATIUS: In the Middle East, a serious game of war
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
TEL AVIV, Israel — Let’s say Islamic State fighters attack an Israeli military patrol along the Syrian border. They try unsuccessfully to kidnap an Israeli soldier, and they kill four others.... Read more
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JTA
Israel hands out demolition notices to 7 West Bank terrorists’ homes(JTA) — Israeli troops handed out demolition notices to seven West Bank househo
Israel hands out demolition notices to 7 West Bank terrorists’ homes
JTA / Posted 6 days ago
(JTA) — Israeli troops handed out demolition notices to seven West Bank households which belonged to terrorists. The orders of demolition — a controversial measure whose application against terrorists’ families is under frequent judicial review is... Read more
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J Weekly
East Bay sixth grade raises $150 to aid IDFSixth-grade Hebrew school students at Congregation B’nai Tikvah in Walnut Creek
East Bay sixth grade raises $150 to aid IDF
J Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
Sixth-grade Hebrew school students at Congregation B’nai Tikvah in Walnut Creek made a special gift for Hanukkah: They donated $150 of their own money to Libi USA, a humanitarian fund for the Israel Defense Forces. The students were inspired to make... Read more
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The Forward
Patriots Owner Robert Kraft To Receive Honorary Doctorate From Yeshiva UniversityNew England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, a noted philanthropist, will receive a
Patriots Owner Robert Kraft To Receive Honorary Doctorate From Yeshiva University
The Forward / Posted 6 days ago
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, a noted philanthropist, will receive an honorary doctorate from Yeshiva University. Kraft, a noted philanthropist, also will deliver the keynote address at the New York Jewish school’s 85th commencement... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Rochelle
Learn 'How To Die Young At A VERY Old Age' In Iona LectureNEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Iona College will hold "How To Die Young at a VERY Old Ag
Learn 'How To Die Young At A VERY Old Age' In Iona Lecture
The Daily Voice - New Rochelle / Posted 7 days ago
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- Iona College will hold "How To Die Young at a VERY Old Age," as part of its Dr. Thomas G. Bullen Memorial Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 4. Featuring Dr. Nir Barzilai, the director of the Institute for Aging Research at the... Read more
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The Forward
Paul Singer, the GOP’s ‘Anti-Adelson’, Makes His MoveWASHINGTON — In an election cycle dominated by mega-donors, Sheldon Adelson, th
Paul Singer, the GOP’s ‘Anti-Adelson’, Makes His Move
The Forward / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON — In an election cycle dominated by mega-donors, Sheldon Adelson, the brash, pro-Israel Las Vegas casino mogul, has become the symbol of powerful billionaires courted by candidates for their game-changing financial support. But out on the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Want Endless War? Love the U.S. Empire? Well, Hillary Clinton's Your ChoiceHillary Clinton likes to extol her foreign policy credentials, particularly her
Want Endless War? Love the U.S. Empire? Well, Hillary Clinton's Your Choice
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
Hillary Clinton likes to extol her foreign policy credentials, particularly her experience as secretary of state. She attaches herself to Barack Obama's coattails, pledging to continue his policies. But she is even more hawkish than the... Read more
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The Forward
Palestinian Cop Shot Dead After Shooting 3 Israeli SoldiersJERUSALEM — A Palestinian Authority police officer opened fire on Israeli soldi
Palestinian Cop Shot Dead After Shooting 3 Israeli Soldiers
The Forward / Posted 10 days ago
JERUSALEM — A Palestinian Authority police officer opened fire on Israeli soldiers in the West Bank, wounding three, before being shot dead by a soldier. One soldier was in serious condition following the attack Sunday near Beit El, another was in... Read more
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The Forward
The Secret Jewish History of Bosnia and SarajevoThere are bullet holes on apartment blocks, civil buildings and places of worsh
The Secret Jewish History of Bosnia and Sarajevo
The Forward / Posted 12 days ago
There are bullet holes on apartment blocks, civil buildings and places of worship. Even the tombstones in the Jewish cemetery are pockmarked. Located high on the hillside overlooking Sarajevo, the graveyard presented itself as the perfect frontline... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Calling out anti-Semitism | David SuissaIf you discriminate against the only Jewish country in the world, is that anti-
Calling out anti-Semitism | David Suissa
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 12 days ago
If you discriminate against the only Jewish country in the world, is that anti-Semitism? Let’s take the European Union (EU), which routinely discriminates against the Jewish state. Among the numerous “occupied territories” around the world, for... Read more
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The Forward
Hamas Boasts its ‘Heroes’ Are Digging New Tunnels To Attack IsraelPalestinian “heroes” are digging tunnels to be used in future attacks on Israel
Hamas Boasts its ‘Heroes’ Are Digging New Tunnels To Attack Israel
The Forward / Posted 12 days ago
Palestinian “heroes” are digging tunnels to be used in future attacks on Israel, Hamas’ senior political leader said. At a funeral in Gaza City Friday for seven Hamas operatives killed when rain and flooding caused a tunnel they were working on to... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
US and UK have spied on Israeli army for 18 yearsU.S. and British intelligence services have reportedly spied on Israel for 18 y
US and UK have spied on Israeli army for 18 years
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 12 days ago
U.S. and British intelligence services have reportedly spied on Israel for 18 years after cracking its army’s encryption for communication between fighter jets, drones and army bases. The information was reported Friday by The Intercept and the... Read more
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J Weekly
lettersNo Berkeley liberals on road to Judaism Thanks to Dan Pine for describing his
letters
J Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
No Berkeley liberals on road to Judaism Thanks to Dan Pine for describing his wife’s road to conversion (“A new player on team J,” Jan. 22). Especially meaningful were Robyn’s words about creeping anti-Semitism, “Not just dissing Israel, but dissing... Read more
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J Weekly
Israel will no longer draft older immigrantsNew immigrants to Israel ages 22 to 26 will no longer be drafted into the Israe
Israel will no longer draft older immigrants
J Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
New immigrants to Israel ages 22 to 26 will no longer be drafted into the Israel Defense Forces. Prior to the change announced in the Knesset on Jan. 18, new immigrants were required to serve at least six months in the military. Women were exempted... Read more
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J Weekly
deathsArie Emeric Berkovits May 12, 1929-Dec. 22, 2015 Arie Emeric (“Eric”) Berkovi
deaths
J Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
Arie Emeric Berkovits May 12, 1929-Dec. 22, 2015 Arie Emeric (“Eric”) Berkovits of Hillsborough passed away on December 22, 2015 at the age of 86. Arie was born in Cluj, Romania and spent his formative years in Israel prior to making a life for... Read more
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FOX News
Israeli soldiers jailed for shooting, killing camelAn Israeli military court sentenced two elite soldiers to prison Tuesday after
Israeli soldiers jailed for shooting, killing camel
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
An Israeli military court sentenced two elite soldiers to prison Tuesday after one was caught on video shooting and killing a camel, local media reported. The video was recorded from a car driving through a desert in the West Bank in November and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers have discovered multiple botnetsBen-Gurion University of the Negev cyber security researchers have discovered a
Researchers have discovered multiple botnets
PhysOrg / Posted 14 days ago
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev cyber security researchers have discovered and traced approximately six botnets by analyzing data collected from past cyber attacks. The research was conducted at Deutsche Telekom Innovation Labs@BGU and was... Read more
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OregonLive.com
In the Middle East, a serious game of war: David IgnatiusBy David Ignatius TEL AVIV, Israel -- Let's say Islamic State fighters attack
In the Middle East, a serious game of war: David Ignatius
OregonLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
By David Ignatius TEL AVIV, Israel -- Let's say Islamic State fighters attack an Israeli military patrol along the Syrian border. They try unsuccessfully to kidnap an Israeli soldier, and they kill four others. A Jordanian border post is hit, too,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Discerning "Signs of the Times" in Iowa and IsraelJesus told his disciples they must learn to "discern the signs of the times" (M
Discerning "Signs of the Times" in Iowa and Israel
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 days ago
Jesus told his disciples they must learn to "discern the signs of the times" (Matthew 16:3). In the Iowa caucuses, Monday, February 1, voters will offer their secular versions of political signs for the future when they select two potential... Read more
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The Forward
Israel's Top General Praises Iran Deal as 'Strategic Turning Point' in Slap at BibiRemember the nuclear agreement between Iran and the West? You know — the one th
Israel's Top General Praises Iran Deal as 'Strategic Turning Point' in Slap at Bibi
The Forward / Posted 15 days ago
Remember the nuclear agreement between Iran and the West? You know — the one that Benjamin Netanyahu insisted was the biggest danger to Israel and the Jews since time immemorial? Well, Israel’s military chief of staff told a prestigious defense... Read more
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The Forward
Two Israeli Soldiers Punished for Shooting Camel — and Filming ItAn Israeli soldier who fatally shot a camel — and his friend who filmed the Nov
Two Israeli Soldiers Punished for Shooting Camel — and Filming It
The Forward / Posted 15 days ago
An Israeli soldier who fatally shot a camel — and his friend who filmed the November incident — were sentenced to prison and stripped of their rank. The two soldiers, from the Israel Defense Forces’ elite Duvdevan special operations unit, were... Read more
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FOX News
Hendrick wants to put Jeep Wranglers back on the battlefieldThe Jeep Wrangler could be headed back to the battlefield. According to reports
Hendrick wants to put Jeep Wranglers back on the battlefield
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
The Jeep Wrangler could be headed back to the battlefield. According to reports, negotiations are currently under way with the US Army to adapt the iconical American off-roader for military use. TheWranglers would serve as inexpensive, lightweight,... Read more
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The Forward
Israel's Top General Praises Iran Deal as 'Strategic Turning Point' in Slap at BibiRemember the nuclear agreement between Iran and the West? You know — the one th
Israel's Top General Praises Iran Deal as 'Strategic Turning Point' in Slap at Bibi
The Forward / Posted 16 days ago
Remember the nuclear agreement between Iran and the West? You know — the one that Benjamin Netanyahu insisted was the biggest danger to Israel and the Jews since time immemorial? Well, Israel’s military chief of staff told a prestigious defense... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Settlers Removed From Hebron BuildingsIsraeli troops removed several dozen settlers from two buildings in Hebron, whi
Settlers Removed From Hebron Buildings
The Jewish Week / Posted 16 days ago
Israeli troops removed several dozen settlers from two buildings in Hebron, which the settlers said they had bought from Palestinians. The evacuation Friday morning followed the settlers’ entrance into the buildings on Thursday, Army Radioreported.... Read more
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J Weekly
Israeli mother of 6 killed, pregnant woman hurt in attacksA day after witnessing her mother’s brutal murder, Dafna Meir’s teenage daughte
Israeli mother of 6 killed, pregnant woman hurt in attacks
J Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
A day after witnessing her mother’s brutal murder, Dafna Meir’s teenage daughter spoke before hundreds who had come to mourn her. Dafna Meir, 38, a mother of six, was stabbed to death on Jan. 17 near the entrance of her West Bank home. “It’s hard... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Palestinian Workers Banned From West Bank SettlementsJerusalem — Palestinian workers were banned from working in Jewish West Bank se
Palestinian Workers Banned From West Bank Settlements
The Jewish Week / Posted 21 days ago
Jerusalem — Palestinian workers were banned from working in Jewish West Bank settlements in the wake of attacks that killed one Jewish mother and left a pregnant woman wounded. The military order went into effect on Tuesday, and the decision will be... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Hezbollah-Funded Terror Cell Discovered In West BankJerusalem — A Hezbollah-funded Palestinian terrorist cell from the West Bank ci
Hezbollah-Funded Terror Cell Discovered In West Bank
The Jewish Week / Posted 21 days ago
Jerusalem — A Hezbollah-funded Palestinian terrorist cell from the West Bank city of Tulkarm was arrested for planning an attack in Israel. Charges were filed against five Palestinian men from the Tulkarm area, the Shin Bet security service said in... 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 21 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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The Jewish Week
Arrest In Murder Of West Bank Mother Of 6Jerusalem — A Palestinian teen was arrested in the stabbing murder of Dafna Mei
Arrest In Murder Of West Bank Mother Of 6
The Jewish Week / Posted 21 days ago
Jerusalem — A Palestinian teen was arrested in the stabbing murder of Dafna Meir, an Israeli mother of six, in her West Bank home. The suspect, 16, was arrested overnight Monday in a Palestinian village near the scene of the attack, where he was... Read more
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The Forward
Palestinians Banned From West Bank Settlements Amid ViolencePalestinian workers were banned from working in Jewish West Bank settlements in
Palestinians Banned From West Bank Settlements Amid Violence
The Forward / Posted 22 days ago
Palestinian workers were banned from working in Jewish West Bank settlements in the wake of attacks that killed one Jewish mother and left a pregnant woman wounded. The military order went into effect on Tuesday, and the decision will be reviewed on... Read more
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The Forward
Just 20% of Israelis See Arabs as 'Equals'More than one-third of Jewish Israelis see their Arab fellow citizens as “enemi
Just 20% of Israelis See Arabs as 'Equals'
The Forward / Posted 22 days ago
More than one-third of Jewish Israelis see their Arab fellow citizens as “enemies,” and only 20 percent said they consider Arab-Israelis their “equals,” a new poll has found. The poll was conducted via face-to-face interviews with 600 Israeli Jews... Read more
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The Forward
Pregnant Victim Says 'Baby-Face' Stabber Was No KillerThe pregnant woman stabbed by a Palestinian teenager at a clothing store in the
Pregnant Victim Says 'Baby-Face' Stabber Was No Killer
The Forward / Posted 22 days ago
The pregnant woman stabbed by a Palestinian teenager at a clothing store in the Tekoa settlement said she does not think her attacker planned to kill her. Michal Froman told Army Radio that “there was no one to struggle with” her attacker. “I saw... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Palestinian teen arrested in murder of West Bank mother of sixA Palestinian teen was arrested in the stabbing murder of Dafna Meir, an Israel
Palestinian teen arrested in murder of West Bank mother of six
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 22 days ago
A Palestinian teen was arrested in the stabbing murder of Dafna Meir, an Israeli mother of six, in her West Bank home. The suspect, 16, was arrested overnight Monday in a Palestinian village near the scene of the attack, where he was hiding out, the... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Jewish woman stabbed to death in West Bank settlementIsraeli security forces searching at the scene of a fatal stabbing of a Jewish
Jewish woman stabbed to death in West Bank settlement
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 22 days ago
Israeli security forces searching at the scene of a fatal stabbing of a Jewish woman in her 30s in the West Bank settlement of Otniel. Photo from IDF Spokesperson/Flash90 A Jewish Israeli woman in her 30s was stabbed to death inside her home in the... Read more
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The Jewish Week
Palestinian Teen Arrested In Murder Of Dafna Meir, Mother Of 6The suspect, 16, was arrested overnight Monday in a Palestinian village near th
Palestinian Teen Arrested In Murder Of Dafna Meir, Mother Of 6
The Jewish Week / Posted 22 days ago
The suspect, 16, was arrested overnight Monday in a Palestinian village near the scene of the attack, where he was hiding out, the Israel Defense Forces said. He reportedly was given up by local residents The arrest of Morad Bader Abdullah Adais was... Read more
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The Forward
VIDEO: Palestinian, 15, Arrested for Murder of Israeli Mom of 6The Israel Defense Forces and Shin Bet security services arrested a Palestinian
VIDEO: Palestinian, 15, Arrested for Murder of Israeli Mom of 6
The Forward / Posted 23 days ago
The Israel Defense Forces and Shin Bet security services arrested a Palestinian suspect in the murder of Dafna Meir, the Israeli mother of six stabbed to death at her home in the West Bank settlement of Otniel on Sunday. The Palestinian suspect was... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Pregnant woman stabbed in Israel terror attackThe woman, thought to be from Israel and in her 30s, was 'moderately-to-serious
Pregnant woman stabbed in Israel terror attack
Daily Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
The woman, thought to be from Israel and in her 30s, was 'moderately-to-seriously wounded' during the incident in Tekoa in the West Bank yesterday. She was later identified as Michal Froman, the daughter-in-law of a renowned peace advocate Rabbi... Read more
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The Jewish Press
High Return on US Investment in IsraelThe annual US investment in Israel – erroneously defined as “foreign aid” – has
High Return on US Investment in Israel
The Jewish Press / Posted 24 days ago
The annual US investment in Israel – erroneously defined as “foreign aid” – has yielded one of the highest rates of return on US investments overseas. Israel is no longer a supplicant, transforming itself from a national security and economic... Read more
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The Forward
Terrorist Fatally Stabs Israeli Mom of 6 in West Bank HomeA mom of six was stabbed to death in her West Bank home by a terrorist who esca
Terrorist Fatally Stabs Israeli Mom of 6 in West Bank Home
The Forward / Posted 24 days ago
A mom of six was stabbed to death in her West Bank home by a terrorist who escaped capture. Dafna Meir, a gynecology nurse and mother of six, was set upon in the doorway of her home in the West Bank settlement of Otniel Sunday. Her attacker... Read more
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