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Situated in the south of Jerusalem, the project benefits from one of the city’s most prestigious and desirable locales, nestled in a particularly attractive area between the Talpiot neighborhood and the green groves of Kibbutz Ramat Rachel.



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Prime Minister Netanyahu with Presidents Conference Executive Vice Chairman Malcolm Hoenlein.
 

Posted on: February 23rd, 2012

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Malcolm Hoenlein: “While I choose not to reveal their names, they [Arab leaders] have all expressed serious concern about Iran and are interested in making peace with Israel. They are serious about what they say and proof of that has been seen in recent weeks, as you don’t hear many of these leaders raise the Palestinian issue against Israel in our discussions or in the headlines.”

Where can you find large quantities of Kosher food in Malta?
 

Posted on: February 23rd, 2012

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At least it took a while, since somehow the organizers of this 4-day event for 120 European Jewish young professionals didn't realize they would all insist on eating kosher food. In Malta? It took a few heroic feats to straighten out that one…

Human rights march
 

Posted on: February 23rd, 2012

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Robert Bernstein, founder of Human Rights Watch, has established a new organization called Advancing Human Rights, with Irwin Cotler and David Keyes on the Board of Directors.

Iran's UN ambassador Mohammad Khazaee
 

Posted on: February 23rd, 2012

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On occasion it's nice to read good things about one's country, reflected through the eyes of a sworn enemy. If half of what Iran's UN ambassador Mohammad Khazaee told the UN Security Council about Israeli covert operations, cyber warfare, psychological war and assassination of nuclear scientists is true, then we should sleep quietly tonight…

Housing units in Shvut Rachel.
 

Posted on: February 22nd, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

Two settlements in Samaria will be celebrating a modest expansion with Wednesday's decision to add nearly 700 housing units to an area where so much Jewish blood has been spilled. Now wait for it… wait for it… international condemnations!

The students behind the film “Reporting on The Times.”
 

Posted on: February 22nd, 2012

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Last April, NYU student Emily Harrold embarked on the production of a film exploring why The New York Times under-reported the Holocaust during the 1940s. Now, a little less than a year later, the project has expanded to more than twenty students.

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Alan Gross
 

Posted on: February 22nd, 2012

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WASHINGTON – For the Jews of Cuba, it was the ultimate Internet connection. The high-tech equipment that U.S. contractor Alan Gross brought with him to Cuba in 2009 to help connect local Jews to the Internet reportedly included a SIM card that makes it almost impossible to track satellite signals and is generally unavailable to civilians, even in the United States.

Islam in Europe
 

Posted on: February 21st, 2012

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The explicit aim of the Istanbul Process -- currently backed by the Obama administration -- is to make it an international crime to criticize Islam.

President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu in the Oval Office.
 

Posted on: February 21st, 2012

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At stake is nothing short of an all out effort on the part of Israel, Britain, France, and the US, to squash, militarily, the Iranian nuclear program. In a regional mood that's becoming reminiscent of the days before Desert Shield, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states, as well as Russia, will likely, if tacitly, support and encourage an attack on Iran. What we may be seeing in the days leading up to the Obama and Netanyahu March 5 meeting, is a president being dragged, against his best intentions, into a new, hot war.

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Canadian  Minister  of Foreign  Affairs  John  Baird shaking hands with Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman in Jerusalem, February 1, 2012.
 

Posted on: February 19th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

It was touch and go for a while at the Canadian mission to the UN, as Foreign Office Mideast hands managed to sneak pro-Palestinian statehood paragraphs into the FM's speech against his expressed wishes – and views. In the end, Baird proved he was able to speak softly and carry a big pair of scissors.

Grave site of terror victim Leon Klinghoffer.
 

Posted on: February 19th, 2012

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The work that's been accused of romanticizing terrorism and touting the ideology of murderers is being launched again, by England's esteemed National Opera, with predictable reactions from offended Jews.

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met with a Chinese delegation Saturday.
 

Posted on: February 18th, 2012

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While the world is shocked and enraged by the brutality of Syria's military assault on its own civilians, President Bashar al-Assad is not without friends, both faraway and next-door.

Iranian warships
 

Posted on: February 18th, 2012

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Two Iranian warships have gone up the Suez Canal to dock at a Syrian port, on the same day that a Syrian economic mission is concluding negotiations for preferential trade with Iran. At a time when both countries are being isolated from the West, their aim to enhance each other's position is clear.

putin_behind_bars
 

Posted on: February 17th, 2012

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The minute-long video appears at first glance to show a packed courtroom with Vladimir Putin standing in the cage-like enclosure for defendants, with his head bowed, facing trial on charges of theft and terrorism.

A police bomb squad officer checks a bag at the scene of the bombing
 

Posted on: February 16th, 2012

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Malaysia will extradite Iranian suspected of involvement in attempted bombing in Thailand; Report reveals that Mossad chief visited New Delhi days before the attack on the Israeli diplomatic vehicle and lauded India as a safe destination for Israelis; Israel's envoy to the UN has lodged a complaint, blaming Iran and Hizbollah for the week-long terror campaign.

A Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighter jet at the Singapore Airshow in Singapore.
 

Posted on: February 16th, 2012

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Mossad approached authorities in Singapore with confidential information leading to the arrest of an Iranian and Hezbollah cell which were planning to assassinate the defense minister.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
 

Posted on: February 15th, 2012

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WASHINGTON – Israeli leaders blamed Iran for two assassination attempts late Sunday and early Monday – in Tbilisi, Georgia, and in New Delhi, India. The bomb in Tbilisi was disabled before it could be activated, and the attack in India wounded the wife of an Israeli diplomat and her driver.

President al-Assad meets members of the national committee charged with drafting a new constitution.
 

Posted on: February 15th, 2012

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On Sunday, President al-Assad received a copy of the new draft constitution from the head of the National Committee charged with drafting a new constitution for the Syrian Arab Republic.

Thailand charged two Iranian suspects today with an alleged bomb plot against Israeli diplomats
 

Posted on: February 15th, 2012

News & ViewsGlobal

Unlike India's government, the Thais have no problem pointing the finger of blame squarely at Tehran. The similarities between the devices used in Bangkok and New Delhi may convince the Indians to change their pro-Iranian stance.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and Defence Minister Ehud Barak blame Iran for Bangkok attacks.
 

Posted on: February 15th, 2012

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Thailand and India are utilizing watch lists of Iranian terrorists provided by Israeli intelligence. India's options regarding Iran are limited given its heavy dependence on Iranian oil.

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