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avatar Samuel Sokol
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

Film Documenting New Immigrant Wins ‘Inspired by Israel’ Video Contest

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised the winners of the recent "Inspired by Israel"...

Driver’s or Pilot’s License? Israeli Company to Develop Flying Electric Car

JNS.org - Metro Skyways, a subsidiary of Israeli company Urban Aeronautics based in Yavne,...

Features

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

Holocaust Survivors’ Grandchildren Keep Stories Alive With Help of Vast Archives

JNS.org - As the world marks Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) this week, staffers...

On Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Educating the Next Generation

JNS.org - As Sunday evening approached in Israel, stores and businesses shuttered early while the...

World

Former Far-Right French Activist Among Those Detained in Police Swoop Tied ...

French police have arrested around a dozen people this week in connection with the terrorist attacks in Paris in January...

Israel

Ancient Menorah Tablet Shows ‘Clear Jewish Presence’ in Caesarea

JNS.org - Israeli archaeologists announced on Wednesday the discovery of a 1,500-year-old mother-of-pearl tablet etched with a menorah in the ancient town of Caesarea. According to Israel Antiques Authority archaeologist Peter Gendelman,...

Middle East

Palestinian Terrorist Who Murdered British Student to Receive Monthly PA St...

JNS.org - The Palestinian terrorist who murdered a British student in Jerusalem earlier this month will receive a stipend of approximately...

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