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Belgium Pledges $23M Over 3 Years to Save UNWRA From US Cuts

State Dept. spokesperson Nauert said in announcing the funding cut Wednesday at a briefing that the $65 million was being withheld but so far, not eliminated.

Netanyahu Tells Bollywood: ‘I Think If We Join Forces, Magic Happens’

“We can do things that are not even imagined. And these things are happening at a rapid rate. We know, you know. Let us do it together.”

Germany to Appoint Commissioner to Coordinate Gov’t Fight Against Anti-Semitism

German MP Volker Kauder said it was "shameful" that Jewish institutions required police protection, and that Jews are often afraid to go out, and openly identify as Jewish.

US Seeking Extradition of Polish German Muslim Currently in French Prison Who Aided 9/11...

According to the extradition request, Ganczarski met several times with senior al-Qaeda leaders between 1999 and 2001, and had close personal ties with bin Laden.

Netanyahu, Mumbai Terror Attack Survivor, Unveil Plans for Living Memorial

Moshe was invited to visit his former home by Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi during the latter's visit to Israel in July. Netanyahu then invited the boy to join him on his trip to India this week.

Arab Nations Condemn US UNRWA Funding Cut, Stay Mum on Making Up the Difference

The oil-rich Arab countries of the Middle East have other priorities, or they would have offered to fill UNRWA's budget gap.

Hezbollah Suspects Being Tried in Absentia Over Deadly 2012 Burgas Airport Terror Attack

“They will be tried in absentia for a terrorist attack and manslaughter of several people as well as for a range of other crimes."

German Prosecutors Say No Clemency for ‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’

Groening said in 2015 that he would not ask forgiveness from survivors or victims’ families. “I can only ask my God for forgiveness,” he said.

Bibi Coming Home with $500 Million Indian Military Deal Restored

According to reports, it was the Indian military which pushed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to restore the deal, because the local industry could not compete with the Israeli advanced technology.

2008 Terror Massacre Survivor Moshe Holtzberg Arrives in Mumbai

It’s the first time Moshe Holtzberg has been to India since his parents, Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, were killed on November 26, 2008.

Trump Makes Good on Threat, Cuts Payment to UNRWA

More than 50 percent of the U.S. initial payment to UNRWA was withheld "for future consideration."

Countdown Begins on Final US Decision to ‘Fix or Nix’ Iran Deal

After Trump signed the waiver Friday, Iran deal critics in both the Senate and the House called for language that applies to all missiles.

German Police Raid Iranian Spy Network

The ten individuals are believed to be spying on Israelis in Germany, on German Jewish institutions, an on Iranian dissidents.

UNRWA Cutting Services in 13 Jordanian Camps as US Withholds Contributions

UNRWA's labor union rejected the agency's diminishing its role "in preserving the identity of the Palestinian refugee and his right to return to his homeland."

Report: US Closer to Decision on Cutting Payment to UNRWA

Officials said the administration is considering the idea of making contributions dependent upon the Palestinian Authority's return to the negotiation table with Israel.

Israel, India, Acknowledge 26 years of Friendship, Innovation, Prosperity

On the grassroots level, Indian and Israeli innovators continue to work together to solve a range of global issues.

Arkia Gets OK for Israel – Thailand Flight

The authorization will create new competition for Israel’s national carrier, El Al Airlines.

Abbas: Oslo Is Finished, Peace Deal Only with International Brokers

Israel is a "colonial project that has nothing to do with the Jews...We will not accept what the U.S. is going to propose to us and will not accept its mediation."

Zulu King Warns African National Congress Not to Damage Ties with Israel

"They can help us with our drought issues... Our dams are still not full. They can change that and make our dams our source of life."

Last Fighter in Sobibor Death Camp Uprising Dead at 96

Alexander Boroda, president of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, told Arkady Vaispapir’s sons: "With your father’s departure, the whole world has lost a hero."

BiBi, Sara, Inaugurate Battle of Haifa Square in New Delhi

The two Prime Ministers attended a ceremony to name a square in New Delhi in honor of the Indian soldiers who died in the fight to liberate Haifa from the Turks in 1918.

Gal Gadot Raises Eyebrows on Instagram Page of Lebanese Fashion Designer Elie Saab

A storm of protests and hysteria over Gadot’s appearance on Saab’s Instagram page wearing his creation led to the removal of the image.

Netanyahu Heads for Mumbai with Massacre Survivor

“Indian Prime Minister Modi is a close friend ... and I appreciate the fact that he himself will accompany us during large portions of the trip."

Trump Sets 120-Day Deadline on Fixing Iran Nuke Deal, Slaps Unrelated Extra Sanctions

The administration wants the sunset clause taken off the deal, keeping the prohibition on nuclear production in place forever.

Jewish Girl’s Face Slashed in Paris Suburb

The schoolgirl tried to get a view of her attacker, but he ran away. "She could not give a report," a police source said.

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