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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

Baseball Icon Dykstra Takes on a New Hobby: Torah Study

JNS.org - As part of bettering his life since serving six months of a three-year sentence behind bars for grand...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

Wake Forest University Students Adopt Antisemitism Definition, Denounce Den...

Jewish and Zionist groups at Wake Forest University in North Carolina applauded their student government this week, after it endorsed...

Israel

Senators Push for US Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights

A resolution was introduced in the Senate on Tuesday calling for US recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The non-binding bill was authored by Republicans Ted Cruz of Texas...

Middle East

Erdogan Says Trump Positive on Turkish Military Plan to Push East in Syria

Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria at any moment, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, touting support from US President Donald Trump even though the Pentagon...

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