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Posts Tagged: Israel West bank

November 2, 2016 4:10 am
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The Park Slope Food Coop Should Stick to Its Purview, Not Politics

When the Park Slope Food Coop in Brooklyn was founded in 1973, it had a worthy mission: to make healthy and affordable food available to...

October 10, 2016 12:08 pm
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Israel to Seal Off West Bank, Gaza Strip Over Yom Kippur

The Israeli army announced Monday it would be sealing off the West Bank and Gaza Strip over Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement and...

June 10, 2016 9:49 am
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Israel Closes Off West Bank Until End of Shavuot Amid Security Concerns

JNS.org - Two days after the Palestinian terrorist shooting that killed four Israelis in Tel Aviv, the Israeli diplomatic-security cabinet imposed a general closure on all...

February 22, 2016 2:49 pm
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Trump Cites Israeli Fences in Speech on Proposed US-Mexico Immigration Wall

JNS.org - Leading Republican presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump on Sunday mentioned Israel when commenting on his proposed wall on the US-Mexico border, which he...

January 18, 2016 7:13 am
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UNRWA Tells Potential Employees Life in West Bank Is Wonderful; Tells World the Opposite

From an UNRWA job posting: The Director of UNRWA Operations acts as UNRWA’s representative in the West Bank where s/he directs UNRWA’s programmes... for a population of...

January 5, 2016 11:14 am
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UN Envoy to Disputed Palestinian Territories Resigns Over ‘Lack of Access’

JNS.org - The United Nations Human Rights Council’s special investigator for the disputed Palestinian territories, Makarim Wibisono, announced his resignation on Monday, citing Israel’s refusal to...

November 5, 2015 7:38 am
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The S-Word: A Weekend in an Israeli Settlement

On the day that I made aliyah to Israel, a nice couple with a teenage daughter stood behind me in the line at JFK Airport,...

September 2, 2015 8:21 am
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An Honest, First-Hand Look at Israeli Settlements

On a cold and windy weekend in January, I traveled to Kfar Tapuach (population 800) in the heart of the West Bank, along with 30 other...

July 31, 2015 8:16 am
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The Dismantling of Susiya is an Israeli Injustice

The pending order to demolish the small Palestinian village of Susiya in the southern Judean Mountains in the occupied West Bank represents the most blatant...

June 25, 2015 9:33 am
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US Congress Passes Trade Bill With Anti-BDS Amendment

  JNS.org - The Trans-Pacific Partnership bill passed by the U.S. Congress on Wednesday includes an amendment requiring American negotiators to stipulate the rejection of boycotting Israeli products as...

May 1, 2015 1:46 pm
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Israeli Rescuers Try to Save Lives of Palestinian Men Who Drowned in Pond

Despite the best efforts of Israeli volunteer rescuers, two Palestinian men in their 20s drowned on Tuesday afternoon in a pond in the Jordan Valley...

December 16, 2014 8:28 pm
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Report: U.S. Will Veto Palestinian Resolution for U.N.-Imposed Peace Plan

JNS.org - The U.S. will use its veto power at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to block an upcoming Palestinian resolution that asks the UNSC to outline the...

November 4, 2014 3:37 pm
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Palestinians to Submit U.N. Security Council Resolution, Official Says

JNS.org - The Palestinian Authority (PA) is looking to submit a resolution to the United Nations Security Council by the end of November, calling...

September 18, 2014 4:55 pm
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The Hypocrisy of the 8200 Affair

"The dissenters are citizen heroes," exclaimed former Knesset Speaker and former Jewish Agency head Avraham Burg. "One would have expected the military establishment to respond...

Features

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

World

Fatah Lawmakers Warn European Parliament of Ongoing ‘Serious Deterior...

A group of Fatah lawmakers recently sent a letter to the European Parliament warning of an ongoing “serious deterioration of...

Israel

Israeli Minister: Nearly 90 Percent of Waste Water Recycled, 4 Times Higher...

JNS.org - At a time when many countries are facing drought and critical water shortages, Israel now recycles nearly 90 percent...

Middle East

Shell to Sign Initial Oil, Gas Deals With Tehran, Iranian Official Says

Royal Dutch Shell will sign initial agreements on Wednesday to develop Iranian oil and gas fields, an Iranian official said, the first deal by the world's second biggest listed oil...

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