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March 17, 2011 2:12 pm
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Masked Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinian Workers

Ynet - Two Palestinians were attacked Thursday morning by masked men wielding an iron rod and pepper spray in the Samaria settlement of Shiloh. Police...

January 25, 2011 6:54 pm
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Feds Unable to Link Private Manning to Julian Assange

U.S. military officials tell NBC News that investigators have been unable to make any direct connection between a jailed army private suspected with leaking secret...

January 25, 2011 11:27 am
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‘Jasmine’ revolt wave reaches Albania

A wave of protests apparently inspired by Tunisia's 'Jasmine' revolution, which has already spread to Algeria and Yemen, has now hit EU hopeful and NATO...

January 25, 2011 10:51 am
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Hezbollah May Take Control of Lebanon in Next Election

For Israel, the prospect of a government in Lebanonbacked by Hezbollah, one of Israel's worst enemies, seemed to be the realization of a nightmare. Yet some analysts here...

January 25, 2011 9:47 am
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Taglit-Birthright Israel Trips Expanded

Jewish organizations are aiming to send more North American teens and young adults than ever to Israel this year, focusing on increasing current numbers and...

January 25, 2011 8:43 am
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Governor Cuomo to Cut NYC Budget by $1 Billion

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed budget would slash city funding by $1 billion, according to those with knowledge of the proposed cuts. From the New York Post: Cuomo, grappling...

January 25, 2011 7:39 am
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Supreme Court Justice Scalia Attends Tea Party Meeting

Justice Antonin Scalia's appearance at a meeting organized by the House Tea Partycaucus and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) on Monday provoked new cries from liberals and some...

January 25, 2011 12:38 am
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Leaked Documents Complicate Peace Deal

The US State Department acknowledged Monday that the "Palestine Papers," released by Al-Jazeera, complicated American efforts to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement. But it said it...

January 24, 2011 10:23 pm
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Chairman of Israel’s Gas Panel Receives Death Threats

The chairman of the committee studying the division of profits on natural gas in Israel says he and his family have received death threats. The chairman,...

January 24, 2011 9:20 pm
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Opinion: J Street Attacked Sarah Palin But Not Fellow Leftists

Shortly after Sarah Palin provoked a barrage of criticism for her use of the term "blood libel," a Democratic Congressman named Steve Cohen compared Republican...

January 24, 2011 8:18 pm
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Yad Vashem Launches Persian YouTube Channel

Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial has launched a version of its YouTube channel in Farsi to educate Iran about the Nazi genocide of over 6 million...

January 24, 2011 7:15 pm
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Suspect in 1987 Kidnapping in Police Custody

A woman suspected of snatching an infant from a New York hospital in 1987 was in custody Sunday after surrendering to authorities in Connecticut and...

January 24, 2011 6:44 pm
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Rahm Emanuel Kicked off Ballot in Chicago Mayoral Race

Rahm Emanuel was thrown off the ballot for mayor of Chicago Monday by an appellate court panel. But Emanuel ­— who has led the other...

January 24, 2011 6:11 pm
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Opinion: The Conscience of a Jewish Conservative

A Jewish thinker is normally someone devoted to the study and interpretation of Jewish texts, Jewish history, Jewish issues, Jewish ideas.The late Irving Kristol (1920-2009) was,...

Culture

Israeli Director Nadav Lapid’s ‘Synonyms’ Wins Berlinale

Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," an anarchic story about an Israeli who tries to suppress his...

Why Matthew Broderick Wanted to Star in a Buddy Film About Jewish Mourning

Matthew Broderick’s comedic talent on screen is unquestionable. But starring in a film...

Features

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football

JNS.org - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...

World

Venezuela’s Guaidó Appoints Jewish Envoy to Argentina

JNS.org - Venezuela’s self-declared interim president, Juan Guaidó, has appointed Elisa Alejandra Trotta Gamus as the country’s envoy to Argentina. A Venezuelan native, Gamus, 36—a lawyer and human-rights activist—was a one-time representative...

Israel

Moshe Feiglin Says Zehut Will Be ‘Surprise’ Party in Israel’s Upcomin...

JNS.org - Zehut leader Moshe Feiglin believes that his party will be the dark horse, or the “surprise,” of the upcoming...

Middle East

Islamic State on Brink of Defeat in Syria Enclave

Remaining civilians are expected to be evacuated from Islamic State's final enclave in eastern Syria on Thursday, US-backed forces said, clearing the way for them to wipe out the last...

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