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Posts Tagged: nominations

January 8, 2013 12:45 pm
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Brennan and Hagel – Bolstering or Weakening US National Security?

The US Senate vote on the nomination of John Brennan and Chuck Hagel to the positions of CIA Director and Defense Secretary, respectively, will shape...

January 7, 2013 2:33 pm
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Obama to Nominate John Brennan as Head of CIA

A spokesman for the National Security council revealed today that President Obama will announce that John O. Brennan, his counter-terrorism adviser, will be his choice to head...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Algerian Blogger Accused of Espionage Sentenced to Ten Years in Prison

An Algerian blogger arrested last year over social media posts has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on espionage and other charges, a human rights activist said on Friday. Charges...

Israel

Israeli Couple Rescued After Building ‘SOS’ Out of Rocks

JNS.org - Israeli Police rescue volunteers were able to locate a missing Tel Aviv couple lost in the Negev Desert on Tuesday thanks to an “SOS” sign they fashioned out of...

Middle East

Saudi Arabia Makes New Arrest in Crackdown on Activists

Saudi Arabia arrested prominent rights campaigner Mohammed al-Bajadi, Amnesty International said on Friday, as part of a crackdown mostly targeting advocates of women's rights in the conservative kingdom. Four activists have...

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