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Hikers Find Human Skull and Bones in Gush Etzion Cave

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U.S., Israel Teaming to Push Israel into Visa Waiver Program

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Report: Lebanese man admits to targeting Israelis in Thailand

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Syrian Jets Strike Targets on Ramat HaGolan

April 18, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Chelsea Clinton Pregnant with Non-Jewish Child

April 18, 2014 - 10:58 AM
 
Police Limit Arab Visitors to Temple Mount

April 18, 2014 - 10:18 AM
 
No Gov’t Majority for Pollard-Talks Deal

April 18, 2014 - 10:11 AM
 
Shas Party Appoints New Spiritual Leader

April 18, 2014 - 9:50 AM
 
‘Jews Must Register’ Flyer in Ukraine an Echo of Babi Yar

April 18, 2014 - 2:19 AM
 
Florida Teen Stabbed in High School Gym

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4 Wounded in Gush Etzion Road Terror Attack

April 17, 2014 - 1:01 PM
 
Arab Violence Closes Temple Mount to Visitors Again

April 17, 2014 - 12:26 PM
 
Jews Ordered to ‘Register’ in Donetsk, Ukraine

April 17, 2014 - 11:41 AM
 
Indyk Returns to Raise the Dead (Israel-PA Talks)

April 17, 2014 - 10:14 AM
 
Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

April 16, 2014 - 11:39 PM
 
Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

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Israeli Hi-Tech Opens Branch in Nanjing

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Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

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Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

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Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

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Bergson Group Activists Recognized At Yad Vashem-Wyman Conference

Posted on: July 27th, 2011

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The "Bergson Boys" have finally come home.With an international conference at Yad Vashem, a reinterment ceremony in Israel, and the publication of a new book, the controversial Holocaust rescue activists last week took a major step forward in gaining the public recognition they were long denied.

 

Remembering Babe Ruth’s Concern For Jews During The Holocaust

Posted on: June 1st, 2011

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The New York Yankees and their fans observe April 27 as Babe Ruth Day to remember the home run slugger's exploits on the baseball diamond. Jewish New Yorkers, however, this year marked the day by remembering another side of Ruth - his little-known efforts to aid African-Americans and other minorities, including Jews in Europe during the Holocaust.

 

Palin In Israel: ‘Why Do You Keep Apologizing All The Time?’

Posted on: March 23rd, 2011

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Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor, 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee and possible 2012 presidential candidate, visited Israel earlier this week.

 

Ex-Con Arrested In Robinson Slaying; Victim Buried In Jamaica

Posted on: September 1st, 2010

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Police last week arrested a suspect in the shooting death of Yoseph Robinson, a Jamaican-born former hip-hop artist who became an Orthodox Jew (front-page story, Aug. 27).

 

FDR Defenders Top List Of Absurd Holocaust Statements

Posted on: January 27th, 2010

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This is one "top ten" list no author wants to find himself on.

 

Conference Spotlights Americans Who Tried To Rescue Jews From Hitler

Posted on: October 1st, 2008

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Americans who tried to rescue Jews from the Holocaust - and those who tried to interfere with the rescue efforts - were the subject of a major conference in New York City last week.

 

Families Of Nazi Olympics Protesters Denounce China Ban On Darfur Activist

Posted on: August 13th, 2008

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The children and grandchildren of prominent Americans who opposed the 1936 Berlin Olympics are following in their elders' footsteps, with an Olympics protest of their own.

 

McCain Reportedly Considering Jewish Congressman For VP Slot

Posted on: August 6th, 2008

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The political world was abuzz this week with the news that Rep. Eric Cantor, the chief deputy minority whip in the House of Representatives and that body's lone Jewish Republican, was being seriously considered by Sen. John McCain as his vice-presidential running mate.

 

Narrow Escape On NYC Train Platform

Posted on: February 13th, 2008

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Fourteen-year-old Avi Katz was almost struck by a train January 29 when the edge of the Kings Highway station platform collapsed beneath him.

 

Jewish Press Exclusive – McCain: ‘Proudly Pro-Israel’ – Says Haaretz Article Left ‘Serious Misimpressions’

Posted on: May 17th, 2006

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In statements to The Jewish Press this week, Arizona Senator John McCain reacted sharply to an article earlier this month in the Israeli daily Haaretz that he said left "several serious misimpressions" regarding his views on Israel and the Middle East.

 

Bush Again Vows U.S. Military Action On Israel’s Behalf

Posted on: March 22nd, 2006

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For the second time in two months, President Bush has pledged that if necessary the United States would militarily defend Israel against Iran.

 

Jimmy Carter Slams President Bush And Israel In Geneva Speech

Posted on: January 1st, 2004

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Former president Jimmy Carter spoke sharply against the Bush administration and the Israeli government in his speech at the Geneva Accord ceremony on Monday.

 

Europeans Rank Israel As Greatest Threat To Peace

Posted on: December 3rd, 2003

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JERUSALEM - Nearly 60 percent of Europeans say that Israel represents the greatest threat to world peace, according to a survey of more than 7,500 residents of European Union countries.

 

Israel Remembers Johnny Cash As Strong Supporter

Posted on: October 17th, 2003

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Country-Western singing legend Johnny Cash, who died last week in Nashville at age 71, was remembered fondly by Israeli officials as a staunch supporter of the Jewish state.

 

Bush: “My Commitment To Israel Is Unshakable”

Posted on: August 30th, 2003

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President Bush wrapped up his White House meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Tuesday by declaring at a Rose Garden news conference, "America is firmly committed to the security of Israel as a Jewish state and we are firmly committed to the safety of the Israeli people.

 

Lieberman Declares Support For Gay Partner Benefits, Partial Birth Abortion

Posted on: May 2nd, 2003

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Israeli soldiers train for urban combat at a military base in southern Israel with mock structures in background

In a speech Monday, Democratic presidential hopeful Joseph Lieberman vowed to work for congressional passage of a bill that would guarantee a range of benefits to partners of gay federal employees, and declared his staunch support for affirmative action and abortion rights ? including the partial birth procedure opposed by many Democrats.

Lieberman?s statements, made at the biannual conference of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, seemed to cement his move away from the centrist image he had crafted for himself in earlier years.

 

Bush: Israel Has The Right To Defend Herself

Posted on: July 12th, 2002

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President Bush listens as Israeli Prime Minister Sharon speaks during Oval Office visit on Monday.
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President Bush listens as Israeli Prime Minister Sharon speaks during Oval Office visit on Monday.


President Bush gave Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon an overwhelmingly warm welcome at the White House Monday, reiterating his lack of trust in Yasir Arafat and his support of Israel?s right of self-defense.

?No one has confidence in the emerging Palestinian government,? Bush told reporters as Sharon stood by his side.

 

Israel's Twin Towers Still Standing After Plot Thwarted

Posted on: June 21st, 2002

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Israeli officials announced on Monday that Palestinian terrorists had planned a bomb attack against the country?s tallest buildings, the twin Azrieli Towers in Tel Aviv.

Israeli soldiers prevented the attack with a raid three weeks ago on a West Bank Palestinian town, said a senior military official addressing a closed door session of the Knesset?s Defense and Foreign Affairs Committee.

 

Cheney To Arafat: Your Move

Posted on: April 19th, 2002

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Vice President Cheney and wife Lynne pay their respects after laying a wreath as U.S. Marines salute at Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial, on Monday.
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Vice President Cheney and wife Lynne pay their respects after laying a wreath as U.S. Marines salute at Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial, on Monday.

Vice President Dick Cheney said Tuesday morning he would personally meet with Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasir Arafat in the event of a cease-fire between Israelis and Palestinians.

Cheney, who had just completed a 10-nation visit to the Middle East, said the U.S. would remain ?very actively engaged? in talks between Israelis and Palestinians brokered by American envoy Anthony Zinni.

 

Two Minutes Over Baghdad: The Day Israel Saved The World

Posted on: January 30th, 2002

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Shortly after 5:30 p.m. on June 7, 1981, Israel saved the world from the threat of nuclear blackmail. In less than two minutes? time, Israeli jets laid waste an atomic reactor on the outskirts of Baghdad, and so deprived a brutish dictator the potential for mass destruction.

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