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In Major Turnaround, Israel, Greece Fostering A Closer Relationship

ATHENS - Israel's ambassador to Greece, Arye Mekel, was on the phone with a journalist earlier this month when the call came in that Israel's Carmel region was up in flames. The Israeli prime minister needed to speak urgently with his Greek counterpart.

In Major Turnaround, Israel, Greece Fostering A Closer Relationship

ATHENS - Israel's ambassador to Greece, Arye Mekel, was on the phone with a journalist earlier this month when the call came in that Israel's Carmel region was up in flames. The Israeli prime minister needed to speak urgently with his Greek counterpart.

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The Mt. Carmel Inferno: Eyewitness Account

HAIFA - Bulgarian firefighters have agreed to let me tag along with them as they make their way up the gullies in the Carmel Forest, seeking out flames still burning uncontrolled.

Carmel Fire Aftermath: Mourning, Assessing, Finger Pointing

JERUSALEM - In the aftermath of the deadliest fire in Israel's history, Israelis this week set to the task of burying the dead, cleaning up and figuring out what exactly went wrong - and who is to blame.

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New Freeze Talk Imperils Netanyahu’s Coalition

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing his first serious coalition crisis after tentatively agreeing to a new 90-day construction freeze in Judea and Samaria in return for several financial, military and political incentives from President Obama.

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After Bomb Attempt, Jewish Institutions Reexamine Security

Jewish institutions throughout the United States are reassessing their security following last Friday's mail bombing attempt of two Jewish institutions in Chicago.

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Jewish institutions throughout the United States are reassessing their security following last Friday's mail bombing attempt of two Jewish institutions in Chicago.

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Palestinians’ UN Statehood Gambit Puts Israel Against Wall

JERUSALEM - With talks at a stalemate and no agreement from the Israelis to reinstate a settlement freeze, the Palestinians are playing a new card: an end game to statehood through an appeal to the international community.

Palestinians’ UN Statehood Gambit Puts Israel Against Wall

JERUSALEM - With talks at a stalemate and no agreement from the Israelis to reinstate a settlement freeze, the Palestinians are playing a new card: an end game to statehood through an appeal to the international community.

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Prominent Democrat Rallies Socialist Activists    The Democratic chairman of the powerful House Judiciary Committee has been caught on tape meeting with a U.S.-based, Marxist-oriented...

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Netanyahu In Tight Political Bind Over U.S. Initiatives

JERUSALEM - Following reports of an unprecedented U.S. offer of a host of assurances in return for a 60-day extension of the settlement building freeze, some political analysts are wondering why Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has not grabbed the deal with both hands.

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Settlement Freeze Is Over: Construction In Yesha Resumes

JERUSALEM - The construction freeze in Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria ended at midnight Sunday, but construction is resuming slowly, due to the Sukkot holiday

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