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November 25, 2013 1:10 pm
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‘Knockout Game’ Victim Says Jews Are Being Targeted Because They ‘Look Gentle’

One of the Jewish victim's of the increasingly popular "Knockout Game" has spoken out, telling the New York Post he believes Jews are being targeted...

November 25, 2013 12:11 pm
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Netanyahu Tells Obama He Must Change Foreign Policy or Risk Diminished Influence

A lawmaker from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud political party told an Israeli television station on Monday that Netanyahu warned U.S. President Barack...

November 24, 2013 2:15 pm
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Noble Energy Says it Prefers to Sell Leviathan Gas Regionally

Noble Energy said on Saturday that the company preferred selling natural gas from Israel's Leviathan field to the country's neighbors, such as Egypt or...

November 24, 2013 1:32 pm
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Apple Closes Deal to Acquire Israel’s PrimeSense for $350 Million

Tech giant Apple Inc. and Israel's PrimeSense closed a deal on Friday that will see the acquisition of the latter company for between $300-350 million,...

November 22, 2013 2:57 pm
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Venture Fund Backed by Big Name Angels Invests in Israeli Tech

The Genesis Angels fund, which is chaired by former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, and boasts Yuval Rabin, son of the late prime minister Yitzhak...

November 22, 2013 2:27 pm
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Arrests Made as Jewish Communities Step Up Security Over Violent ‘Knockout Game’

Vigilance paid off Thursday night when four perpetrators of the "Knockout Game" were apprehended in Borough Park, Brooklyn. The twisted Knockout Game consists of gangs seeking...

November 22, 2013 1:36 pm
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U.N. Security Council Was Late on Syria, Says Deputy Secretary General; ‘Veto Power Needs to be Limited’

The United Nations Security Council was late to act on Syria, the international body's deputy secretary-general, Jan Eliasson, told Hurriyet Daily News in an interview...

November 22, 2013 1:30 pm
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German Official Says Unlilkely Art Hoarder Will be Prosecuted

A German official has said it is unlikely the statute of limitations will be retroactively extended in order to prosecute Cornelius Gurlitt, the octogenarian discovered...

November 22, 2013 11:55 am
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Lebanese Army Defuses 250-Pound Car Bomb, Averting Major Terror Attack

The Lebanese army prevented another massive bomb attack Friday, defusing a  250-pound car bomb just three days after twin suicide bombings targeting the Iranian embassy...

November 22, 2013 11:30 am
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Rare 18th-Century Haggadah Sells for £210,000 at Auction

A rare 18th century Haggadah discovered by chance in the garage of a resident of Manchester, England  has sold for £210,000 ($340,000) at auction, the...

November 21, 2013 2:41 pm
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Israel’s Oren in LA Times Op-Ed: ‘Netanyahu is Merely Doing His Job’ in Warning Against a Nuclear Iran

Michael Oren, the former Israeli ambassador to the United States, took to the pages of the Los Angeles Times on Thursday to defend Israeli Prime...

November 21, 2013 2:37 pm
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Jerusalem Restaurateur Offers Steep Discount for Customers Who Shut Off Their Phones

Restaurateur Jawdat Ibrahim has spent decades promoting coexistence among the Jewish and Arab populations of Israel, and now he's focusing on the relationships of his customers...

November 21, 2013 9:43 am
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Netanyahu Vows to Stop Iran From Obtaining Nuclear Weapon

On a state visit to Moscow, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday met with Russian Jewish community leaders in Moscow and promised them that...

November 20, 2013 9:31 pm
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Obama: Israeli Nobel Winner Kahneman ‘Basically Invented the Study of Human Decision Making’

American-Israeli Nobel Prize-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman was one of 16 recipients Wednesday of the United States' highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom. In awarding...

Culture

NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins Donate Nearly $350K to Shooting Victims

The Pittsburgh Penguins donated nearly $350,000 Thursday to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh to benefit victims...

Features

Antisemites to the Left of Me, Nazis to the Right: Stuck in the Middle With Jews

We enjoyed a wonderful 60-year run, we American Jews. The postwar boom of...

In Teaching English to Hebrew-Speaking Kids, Educators Learn Their Own Lessons

JNS.org - A teaching program dedicated to tackling the achievement gap in Israel...

World

Rabbi Grabs Torahs Before California Wildfires Reach Synagogue

JNS.org - A rabbi from California risked his life to save the Torah scrolls in his synagogue in Thousand Oaks, snatching them before they were burned in two massive wildfires that...

Israel

Israel Cuts Off Ceasefire Talks With UN, Egypt

JNS.org - Israel said it has cut off talks with Egypt and the United Nations Special Envoy to Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov regarding a ceasefire with Hamas, as over...

Middle East

Iranian Firms Dominate Baghdad Expo as Saudis Steer Clear

While Saudi Arabia courted Iraqi leaders behind closed doors at the weekend, its arch-foe Iran made a more public showing by turning out at the Baghdad International Fair, a shop...

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