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ARTICLES BY: Zach Pontz


November 25, 2013 1:10 pm
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‘Knockout Game’ Victim Says Jews Are Being Targeted Because They ‘Look Gentle’

One of the Jewish victim's of the increasingly popular "Knockout Game" has spoken out, telling the New York Post he believes Jews are being targeted...

November 25, 2013 12:11 pm
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Netanyahu Tells Obama He Must Change Foreign Policy or Risk Diminished Influence

A lawmaker from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud political party told an Israeli television station on Monday that Netanyahu warned U.S. President Barack...

November 24, 2013 2:15 pm
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Noble Energy Says it Prefers to Sell Leviathan Gas Regionally

Noble Energy said on Saturday that the company preferred selling natural gas from Israel's Leviathan field to the country's neighbors, such as Egypt or...

November 24, 2013 1:32 pm
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Apple Closes Deal to Acquire Israel’s PrimeSense for $350 Million

Tech giant Apple Inc. and Israel's PrimeSense closed a deal on Friday that will see the acquisition of the latter company for between $300-350 million,...

November 22, 2013 2:57 pm
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Venture Fund Backed by Big Name Angels Invests in Israeli Tech

The Genesis Angels fund, which is chaired by former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, and boasts Yuval Rabin, son of the late prime minister Yitzhak...

November 22, 2013 2:27 pm
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Arrests Made as Jewish Communities Step Up Security Over Violent ‘Knockout Game’

Vigilance paid off Thursday night when four perpetrators of the "Knockout Game" were apprehended in Borough Park, Brooklyn. The twisted Knockout Game consists of gangs seeking...

November 22, 2013 1:36 pm
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U.N. Security Council Was Late on Syria, Says Deputy Secretary General; ‘Veto Power Needs to be Limited’

The United Nations Security Council was late to act on Syria, the international body's deputy secretary-general, Jan Eliasson, told Hurriyet Daily News in an interview...

November 22, 2013 1:30 pm
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German Official Says Unlilkely Art Hoarder Will be Prosecuted

A German official has said it is unlikely the statute of limitations will be retroactively extended in order to prosecute Cornelius Gurlitt, the octogenarian discovered...

November 22, 2013 11:55 am
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Lebanese Army Defuses 250-Pound Car Bomb, Averting Major Terror Attack

The Lebanese army prevented another massive bomb attack Friday, defusing a  250-pound car bomb just three days after twin suicide bombings targeting the Iranian embassy...

November 22, 2013 11:30 am
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Rare 18th-Century Haggadah Sells for £210,000 at Auction

A rare 18th century Haggadah discovered by chance in the garage of a resident of Manchester, England  has sold for £210,000 ($340,000) at auction, the...

November 21, 2013 2:41 pm
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Israel’s Oren in LA Times Op-Ed: ‘Netanyahu is Merely Doing His Job’ in Warning Against a Nuclear Iran

Michael Oren, the former Israeli ambassador to the United States, took to the pages of the Los Angeles Times on Thursday to defend Israeli Prime...

November 21, 2013 2:37 pm
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Jerusalem Restaurateur Offers Steep Discount for Customers Who Shut Off Their Phones

Restaurateur Jawdat Ibrahim has spent decades promoting coexistence among the Jewish and Arab populations of Israel, and now he's focusing on the relationships of his customers...

November 21, 2013 9:43 am
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Netanyahu Vows to Stop Iran From Obtaining Nuclear Weapon

On a state visit to Moscow, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday met with Russian Jewish community leaders in Moscow and promised them that...

November 20, 2013 9:31 pm
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Obama: Israeli Nobel Winner Kahneman ‘Basically Invented the Study of Human Decision Making’

American-Israeli Nobel Prize-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman was one of 16 recipients Wednesday of the United States' highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom. In awarding...

Culture

The Netherlands Searches Art Collection for Nazi-Looted Works in Government Buildings, Museums

The Netherlands is probing whether there are any Nazi-looted artworks from...

Israeli Athlete Earns Historic Win at European Climbing Tournament  

Geva Levin became the first Israeli athlete to medal at the International Federation...

LeBron James Receives Blessing From Kabbalist Rabbi at Jewish Wedding

Four-time NBA champion LeBron James received a blessing from famed Kabbalist Rabbi Yoshiyahu...

World

14 Children and One Teacher Killed in Texas Elementary School Shooting: Gov...

A gunman opened fire at an elementary school in South Texas on Tuesday, killing 14 students and one teacher, Governor Greg Abbott...

Israel

IDF Forces Come Under Palestinian Fire Near Jenin; Seize Terror Suspect, As...

Israeli security forces came under fire as they apprehended a terrorism suspect and assault rifles during a Tuesday morning raid...

Middle East

Turkish Foreign Minister Backs Palestinians Ahead of Israel Talks

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu started a two-day trip to the Palestinian territories and Israel on Tuesday, the first such visit by a senior Turkish official in more than a...

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