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US Ambassador ‘Shocked’ after Touring Gaza Terror Tunnel

16 Heshvan 5774 – October 20, 2013
Shapiro tweeted: “US condemns terrorist tunnels, supports Israel’s right and ability to self-defense, and is focused on advancing negotiations for peace.”

Dutch Jewish Hospital is Holland’s First Green Health Facility

16 Heshvan 5774 – October 19, 2013
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Muslim Group Appoints Jew as Philadelphia Director

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French Lawyer Disbarred for Motion to Replace Jewish Judge

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Polish Jews Say Mosque Torching Reminiscent of Kristallnacht

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Kerry, Netanyahu to Meet in Rome

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Saudi Arabia Says No to UN Security Council Seat

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Ha’aretz Survey Shows Lapid Crashing, Jewish Home, Meretz, Soaring

14 Heshvan 5774 – October 18, 2013
Jewish Home probably siphoned off 2 seats from Lapid and 1 from Shas, to grow to 15 seats in this survey.

Glatt Kosher Company Donates $10,000 in Hotdogs to Soup Kitchen

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

Putin to Visit Cairo, After US Abandons Ally Further

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

Kolko Gets 13 Years for Sex Abuse after Judge Refuses to Scrap Plea

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...

When Holy Man Says to Dig, Indian Archeologists Obey

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Rising Antisemitism Causing European Jews to Hide Faith

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...

New JCC Set to Open in Warsaw

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Catholics and Jews Find More Common Ground at Madrid Summit

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,...

Belgian ‘Holocaust Ad’ Against Ritual Slaughter Riles Jews, Muslims

A Belgian radio ad that is accused of drawing on Holocaust themes to promote a ban on ritual slaughter has drawn sharp criticism from...

Is it the UN or Azkaban? Saudi Arabia Now on the Security Council

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,...

Niso Shacham Quitting Police Following Sexual Assault Indictment

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

Hecklers Flee Israeli Speaker at U of Florida

"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.

Was Desperate Gaza Man, Ready to Sell His Daughter, Once My Boss?

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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