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Hamas executed dozens of terror tunnel diggers
Hamas has executed dozens of terror tunnel diggers during the past couple of weeks over fears that they could pass along information to Israel, according to the Israel news site Mako , citing a sou...
Aug 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Counterattack: Israel’s information PR blitz is finding its mark
Israel has been taking its licks in the international arena since it launched Operation Protective Edge against Hamas in Gaza on July 8. But criticism of Israel was actually worse during Israel’s l...
Aug 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Increasingly, Israel’s critics blame the Jews
Set back from a main street on one side and obscured by trees and shrubs on another, it’s easy to miss Torah V’Emunah, an Orthodox synagogue in a residential North Miami Beach neighborhood. “We don...
Aug 07, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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The images missing from the Gaza war
There's no shortage of images from the Gaza conflict. We’ve seen rubble, dead Palestinian children, Israelis cowering during rocket attacks, Israeli military maneuvers and Israeli army footage of H...
Aug 04, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. officials: Soldier’s capture during cease-fire ‘barbaric’
WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials called Hamas’ apparent capture of an Israeli soldier in the hours a cease-fire was supposed to be in effect “barbaric” and “outrageous.” “That would be a...
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why Hamas’ tunnels are the new front in the war with Israel
Until this latest war, if you asked most Israelis about the threat from Gaza, they would probably start talking about Hamas rockets. But that has changed over the last few days of fighting, for two...
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israel launches Gaza ground operation
Israel launched a ground incursion into the Gaza Strip to destroy tunnels it says are used for terrorist activities. “A large IDF force has just launched a ground operation in the Gaza Strip,” the ...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Suspects in Palestinian teen’s murder indicted
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Three Jewish Israelis in the apparent revenge murder of a Palestinian teen were indicted. The indictment filed Thursday in Jerusalem District Court charged the still unnamed suspe...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Globe Briefs
Damage from Gaza rocket cuts power to 70,000 A rocket fired from Gaza damaged power lines in Israel that resulted in the loss of power to 70,000 Palestinians in the coastal strip. Israeli Prime Min...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reverse Birthright: Pioneering academic program takes Israelis on U.S. adventure
Gur Alroey, chair of the School of History at the University of Haifa and director of the Israeli school’s pioneering Ruderman Program for American Jewish Studies, has likened a 10-day United State...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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For a trailblazing Israeli lacrosse team, a pioneer in the nets
In the years after coming out as gay, lacrosse player Andrew Goldstein recalls being asked on panel discussions whether major American professional sports leagues would include openly gay athletes....
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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8 things you need to know about the Gaza-Israel conflict
Israel and Hamas are fighting their third major conflict in six years, and while some things have stayed the same, the battle lines have also shifted in a few notable ways. Here are eight things yo...
Jul 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Civilian visiting soldiers is first Israeli killed in Gaza attacks
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A civilian bringing food to Israeli soldiers near the Gaza border was the first Israeli killed by rocket fire from the Gaza Strip during Operation Protective Edge. The 37-year-old...
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Archives
Invented to-do list for sale on eBay sends message about sale of Schindler’s list
by Toby Tabachnick, Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
By now, most people are aware that one of Oskar Schindler’s original lists of Jews whom he would ultimately save from the concentration camps is being auctioned on eBay for a minimum bid of $3 mill...
Globe Briefs July 25
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Jul 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Ryan Braun suspended by baseball for drug violations Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun, the former Most Valuable Player of Major League Baseball’s National League, was suspended for the rest ...
P.A., Israeli leaders react to Kerry peace talk statement after initial silence
by Staff and wire reports
Jul 23, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Palestinian and Israeli leaders, who were unusually mum this past weekend shortly after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s announcement of an Israeli-Palestinian agreement to resume peace negotia...
Park, gateway, storm water top SHUC’s to-do list
by Andrew Goldstein, Staff Writer
Jul 18, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Squirrel Hill is getting a facelift.  The Gateway Committee of the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition recently received several grants that will fund renovations in the neighborhood’s business district....
Netanyahu taps Ron Dermer as new Israeli ambassador to U.S.
by JNS.org
Jul 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday announced that he has chosen his close aide Ron Dermer as the next Israeli ambassador to the U.S. The current ambassador, Michael Oren, said las...
Omri Casspi agrees to terms with Houston Rockets, his third NBA team
by JNS.org
Jul 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Omri Casspi, the first Israeli-born player in National Basketball Association (NBA) history, has agreed to terms on a two-year, $2 million contract with the Houston Rockets, who will be his third N...
Michael Oren, Israeli ambassador to U.S., stepping down this fall
by JNS.org
Jul 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the U.S. since July 2009, announced Friday, July 5, that he plans to step down from the position this fall. “Israel and the United States have always enjoyed a ...
Two explosions rock Eilat
by JNS.org
Jul 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org ) Two powerful explosions echoed through the Red Sea resort town of Eilat on Thursday night, shortly before 10 p.m. A Color Red alert did not sound beforehand. Se...
Egypt President Mohamed Morsi ousted by military
by JNS.org
Jul 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
Mohamed Morsi, the Islamist president of Egypt whose rule sparked protests that had engulfed the country since last Friday, was removed from power on Wednesday by the Egyptian military. The constit...
Yeshiva University Chancellor Rabbi Norman Lamm resigns
by JNS.org
Jul 01, 2013 | 4 4 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
Yeshiva University Chancellor Rabbi Norman Lamm, 85, has stepped down from his position at the university. The rabbi’s resignation comes several months after The Forward reported on allegations of ...