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Samuel Sokol is the Middle East Correspondent for the Five Towns Jewish Times & Ami Magazine. Working as a freelancer, Samuel has covered breaking news from Ramallah, Nablus and East Jerusalem for such publications as the Philadelphia Bulletin, the Jerusalem Post, Arutz Sheva and FrontPage Magazine. He has interviewed top members of Fatah, Hamas and the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades. Follow Samuel's Tweets at twitter.com/samuelsokol Contact Samuel at sam@5tjt.com

ARTICLES BY: Samuel Sokol


November 16, 2011 7:31 pm
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Hamas Leaders Find Red Cross Refuge In Jerusalem, Minister Fights for Eviction

Sheikh Jarrah, Jerusalem- Eli Yishai, Israel's Interior Minister, has been given until January 21st to present the government's case for the deportation of several members...

October 6, 2011 2:52 pm
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Israeli Columnist: I Hope Peres will Eulogize Ben Ari

JERUSALEM- A new media scandal looks ready to break out in Israel only weeks after senior Jerusalem Post columnist Larry Derfner was fired for...

September 26, 2011 6:20 pm
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Senior Palestinian Official Backtracks on “End” of Israel Remarks

JERUSALEM- A senior Fatah official, speaking on pan-Arabic satellite network Al Jazeera this Friday, seemingly reiterated the PLO's continuing support for its 1974 "phased plan"...

September 26, 2011 5:48 pm
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Israel Arrests Hamas Lawmaker In Capital

JERUSALEM- In an undercover operation on Monday, Israeli police forces arrested wanted Hamas political leader and PLC lawmaker Ahmad Attoun, who has been living...

September 25, 2011 2:22 pm
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Settlement Leaders Concerned Over Arab Patrols Following Highway Attack

JERUSALEM- Settlement leaders have expressed worry this week following the announcement that Palestinians will begin unofficial civil defense patrols throughout Judea and Samaria. The Popular Committees,...

September 5, 2011 12:37 am
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Legal Forum Calls on A.G. to Investigate Derfner Over “Incitement”

JERUSALEM- According to a letter obtained by the Algemeiner Journal, the Legal Forum for the Land of Israel, a non-profit legal aide society affiliated...

August 25, 2011 8:31 am
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Jerusalem Post Columnist Calls Eilat Terror “Justified”

Calling his comments "an attempt at patriotism," Jerusalem Post columnist and well known political commentator Larry Derfner endorsed the use of violence against Israeli citizens...

Culture

Tapping Into the ‘Golden Age’ of Cantorial Music for the 21st Century

JNS.org - Aryeh Leib Hurwitz is attuned to all things musical. A chazzan...

New York Jewish Professional Looks for Love on ABC Reality Show

Michael B. Chadwick has baked challah from scratch, rented an apartment to Grammy-winner Joss Stone, and been to every American...

Features

Iranians Furious at Regime as Economy Teeters on the Brink

JNS.org - Thousands of Iranian citizens have been protesting across the country, including in major cities such as Tehran, Karaj,...

Israeli Hospitals Drill the Transition from ‘Routine to War’

JNS.org - Under the expert guidance of IDF Home Front Command, Israeli hospitals across the country are shoring up their...

America’s Unending Hostage Crisis With Iran

A year before leaving office, Barack Obama stunned the world with a prisoner trade with Iran. After more than a...

World

Canada Hajj Pilgrims, Saudi Students Face Uncertainty Due to Diplomatic Row

Canadian Muslims traveling to the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca face delays coming back due to a diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia that is also prompting thousands of students from the...

Israel

Israeli Woman Killed in Suspected Palestinian Car-Ramming Attack in West Ba...

An Israeli woman in her 20s was killed on Thursday night in a suspected Palestinian car-ramming attack in the northern...

Middle East

Reports Circulate of Possible Ceasefire Agreement Between Israel and Hamas

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government has negotiated with the Hamas terror organization responsible for the recent upsurge in attacks against Israelis along the Gaza border, agreeing to a...

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