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Israeli Research Into Zika Virus Contradicts World Health Organization Findings

February 7, 2016 - 10:56 PM
 
Ban ‘Mooned’ at Park East Synagogue

February 7, 2016 - 10:15 PM
 
New AG Orders Police to Investigate Arab MKs’ Visit with Terrorists’ Families

February 7, 2016 - 8:43 PM
 
Hitler’s Other Hobby, Painting, Now on Auction

February 7, 2016 - 7:51 PM
 
Morocco Launches World’s Largest Concentrating Solar Power Plant

February 7, 2016 - 6:56 PM
 
Pegida Anti-Muslim Demonstrations Attract Thousands But Don’t Leave Big Impression

February 7, 2016 - 6:13 PM
 
Reporter Who Interviewed Bernie Sanders on Kibbutz Experience Speaks Out

February 7, 2016 - 3:39 PM
 
Second Synagogue Arson Discovered, Holy Ark Burnt

February 7, 2016 - 2:27 PM
 
ISIS Now Multi-Generational & Global With 34 Affiliates

February 7, 2016 - 2:23 PM
 
Jordan Adds to Western Wall Mixed-Gender Prayer Controversy

February 7, 2016 - 2:00 PM
 
Netanyahu Eulogizes Minister Uri Orbach z’l – ‘We Loved Him Tremendously’

February 7, 2016 - 1:20 PM
 
Quadruplets Born in Haifa

February 7, 2016 - 1:03 PM
 
Poll: Majority of Palestinians Oppose Third Intifada, Prefer Fatah over Hamas

February 7, 2016 - 12:19 PM
 
Chief Rabbinate Revoking PA Kashrut Certificates

February 7, 2016 - 11:04 AM
 
Israeli MK Hanin Zoabi Sentenced to Slap on the Wrist

February 7, 2016 - 10:56 AM
 
Suspected Bomb Found at Light Rail Stop Near Damascus Gate

February 7, 2016 - 10:06 AM
 
Hillary Clinton Dropped Out of the 2016 Presidential Race – in 2012 [video]

February 7, 2016 - 10:00 AM
 
Special Skills Used to Rescue Child, Driver in Miracle ‘Cliff-Hanger’ Accident

February 7, 2016 - 9:50 AM
 
Update: IDF Soldier Injured, Terrorist Killed in Ashkelon Terror Attack

February 7, 2016 - 9:40 AM
 
Lake Kinneret Rising Due to Sabbath Rain

February 7, 2016 - 8:37 AM
 
Netanyahu: ‘I Expect World to Condemn Desecration of a Synagogue’

February 7, 2016 - 7:00 AM
 
Radioactive Leak at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant in NY

February 7, 2016 - 12:52 AM
 
Bashar al-Assad’s Mother Anissa Makhlouf Assad Dies at 86

February 6, 2016 - 11:13 PM
 
Arson Burns Holy Books at Givat Sorek, Near Karmei Tzur

February 6, 2016 - 9:58 PM
 
35,000 Syrians Wait in Desperation to Cross Turkish Border

February 6, 2016 - 9:13 PM
 
Abbas Supports Russia’s Airstrikes in Syria

February 6, 2016 - 9:01 PM
 
David Wichs, Philanthropist, 38, Passes in NYC

February 6, 2016 - 8:34 PM
 
‘Juniper Cobra 2016’ US-IDF Exercises Happening this Month After All

February 6, 2016 - 8:15 PM
 
Jewish Woman Stabbed in Bedouin Town of Rahat

February 6, 2016 - 8:00 PM
 
S&P Keeps Israel’s Credit Rating at A+

February 6, 2016 - 7:31 PM
 
Teen Terrorist Killed After Firebombing Israeli Vehicles on Highway 60 in Judea

February 6, 2016 - 7:23 PM
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Posted on: October 19th, 2013

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The Council on American-Islamic Relations hired a Jewish filmmaker and interfaith activist as executive director of the group’s Philadelphia office. Jacob Bender is the highest ranking non-Muslim in the Washington-based organization, and the first to lead one of its chapters, Religion News Service reported Thursday. “Many Muslims face daily suspicion, not unlike other immigrant groups […]

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A lawyer from Lyon in eastern France has been disbarred for filing a motion to disqualify a Jewish judge because of his origins. The French Bar Association disbarred Alexis Dubruel on Wednesday for citing Judge Albert Levy in a 2012 motion to disqualify him from presiding over a custody case in which one of the […]

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Posted on: October 19th, 2013

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Representatives of the Jewish community of Gdansk, Poland, said the torching of a mosque had “frightening connotations” of the Nazi-inspired Kristallnacht pogroms against Jews. The association was inescapable, three of the city’s Jewish leaders wrote in a statement Thursday. “On the eve of the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, during which synagogues were burned in the […]

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Posted on: October 19th, 2013

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet in Rome with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss talks with the Palestinians and Iran. Kerry will meet Oct. 23 with Netanyahu to “discuss ongoing final status negotiations with the Palestinians, along with Iran, Syria, and other issues of mutual concern,” the State Department said Thursday. […]

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Saudi Arabia will not be assuming its seat on the UN Security Council, citing the body's failure of meeting its responsibilities in maintaining international security and peace
 

Posted on: October 19th, 2013

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Saudi Arabia rejected assuming the seat it just won on the UN Security Council.

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Finance Minister Yair Lapid with his briefcase at the weekly cabinet. The political star Lapid's shimmer is growing dim, as Israelis' disappointment of him is off the charts.
 

Posted on: October 18th, 2013

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Jewish Home probably siphoned off 2 seats from Lapid and 1 from Shas, to grow to 15 seats in this survey.

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Seth Leavitt (Abeles & Heymann) and Ruben Dario Diaz Triana (Masbia)
 

Posted on: October 18th, 2013

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Glatt kosher hotdog manufacturer Abeles & Heymann is donating $10,000 in hotdogs to the Masbia soup kitchen.

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PM Benjamin Netanyahu with Russian President Vladimir Putin at Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem on June 25, 2012.
 

Posted on: October 18th, 2013

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Russia is filling in the vacuum in Egpyt that the U.S. is leaving behind.

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Yosef Kolko, 39, was sentenced late Thursday in Toms River, N.J. to close to 13 years, after the judge refused to let him take back a guilty plea to aggravated sexual assault which he had made in May, the AP reports. Kolko’s victim, a 16-year-old boy who was 12 at the time the crime was […]

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Posted on: October 18th, 2013

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In Israel there may be lots of strife between men of the cloth and the men and women of the pickax and the shovel—usually over disturbing those who died millennia ago, but in India things appear much smoother: according to the AP, Indian archaeologists are digging beneath a 19th century fort on the word of […]

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Posted on: October 18th, 2013

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A new survey shows that many European Jews hide their faith due to fear of antisemitism. The online poll by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights reveals that 27 percent of all respondents blamed rising antisemitism across the European continent on Muslims. About the same percentage of respondents blamed antisemitism on individuals with left-wing political convictions, and […]

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Posted on: October 18th, 2013

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In a sign of the growing revival of Polish Jewish life, a new Jewish Community Center is set to open in Warsaw on Oct. 27. The new JCC, which will be the second in the country after the JCC in Krakow, is funded by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), the Taube Foundation for […]

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Posted on: October 18th, 2013

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With the backdrop of positive steps on Jewish-Catholic relations under Pope Francis I, more than 50 leaders from both faiths gathered in Madrid, Spain, on Oct. 13 for the International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee (ICJLC) summit to further religious cooperation. The ICJLC, the official Catholic-Jewish dialogue group, was formed in 1967 shortly after the Second Vatican […]

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Posted on: October 18th, 2013

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A Belgian radio ad that is accused of drawing on Holocaust themes to promote a ban on ritual slaughter has drawn sharp criticism from Jewish and Muslim representatives. The ad, which the Antwerp-based animal welfare group Gaia produced for airing on national radio and sent Monday via email to 200 politicians, delivers a mock testimony […]

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Posted on: October 18th, 2013

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It had to happen.  You knew it was going to happen. What with Iran getting a lead role on the Disarmament and International Security Committee, and Syria having been selected to serve on UNESCO’s Human Rights Committee, it had to happen.  Saudi Arabia, the bottom feeder of human rights, especially for women’s rights, has received […]

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Posted on: October 18th, 2013

News & ViewsIsraelJerusalem

Niso Shacham ordered his police officers to violently beat civilians, ahead of the Gush Katif expulsion.

Anat Berko, shown speaking at Binghamton University on Oct. 6, spoke at the University of Florida, Gainesville on Oct. 10.
 

Posted on: October 18th, 2013

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"I'm used to sitting in jail cells with serial killers, did they think I would be intimidated by some American college students?" Berko said in a phone interview on Wednesday evening with The Jewish Press.

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The Druze Sword Battalion
 

Posted on: October 18th, 2013

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These are new recruits of the Herev Battalion who are completing their initiation “beret trek.” Battalion 299, aka the “minorities unit,” aka the “Druze battalion,” aka the Herve-Sword Battalion, is an IDF infantry battalion which is made up almost entirely of Druze soldiers. There are many members of the same families serving in this unit, […]

Arab construction workers are usually involved in building the homes for both Jews and Arabs.
 

Posted on: October 18th, 2013

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Tens of thousands of Arabs worked in Gush Katif and Israel before the Intifada in the late ‘80s. Today, literally today, a Gaza man said he is so poor he is ready to sell his daughter. Can the West connect the dots?

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Posted on: October 17th, 2013

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

Four young Palestinian Authority girls died of suffocation in a car near Hevron while their parents were picking olives Thursday. One other girl in the car survived but is in critical condition, according to the Bethlehem-based Ma’an News Agency. The girls were locked inside the vehicle and were unable to unlock the doors. The ages […]

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