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Amid drought, Jewish groups push conservation agenda
LOS ANGELES — Devorah Brous’ San Fernando Valley home is shaded by green trees, studded with 19 fruit trees and patrolled by a pair of affable chickens that strut around the backyard. But at the mo...
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tensions rise in eastern Jerusalem neighborhood after 200 Jews move in
JERUSALEM — Jewish- and Arab-Israeli residents of the Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan disagree on whether the neighborhood is historically Jewish or Arab. They disagree about whether Israeli Jews ...
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Israeli teens' suspected abductors killed in firefight with IDF
JERUSALEM -- The two Palestinian men suspected of kidnapping and killing three Israeli teens were killed in a firefight with Israeli troops during an operation to apprehend them. Marwan Kawasme and...
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rick Perry speaks about his indictment
Proudly flaunting the list of liberal pundits who have criticized his recent indictment on two felony charges, Rick Perry, the staunchly pro-Israel Texas governor and likely GOP presidential candid...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 23 23 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 | 17 17 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...
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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 | 10 10 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 | 9 9 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 | 113 113 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 | 33 33 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 | 12 12 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...
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Michael Oren, Israeli ambassador to U.S., stepping down this fall
by JNS.org
Jul 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 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 | 165 165 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 | 197 197 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 ...
From ‘scared child’ to Miss Israel, Titi Ayenew has come a long way
by Maxine Dovere, JNS.org
Jun 25, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW MILFORD, N.J. — When Yitayish “Titi” Ayenew, the first black Miss Israel, was a young orphan who moved from Ethiopia to Israel, it was learning the Hebrew language that turned around her fortun...
Sen. Frank Lautenberg leaves long record of public service
by Staff and wire reports
Jun 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a Jewish Democrat from New Jersey, died Monday at age 89 from complications from viral pneumonia. Lautenberg, who was the last member of the Senate to serve in World War...
IDF intelligence: Assad used lethal sarin gas against Syrian rebels
by Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
The regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has used lethal chemical weapons, mostly sarin gas, against armed rebels several times in the past few weeks, and is continuing to do so, the head of ...
American-born MK on U.S. speaking tour
by Beth Kissileff, For the Chronicle
Apr 19, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Dov Lipman is coming to the United States this week for the first time without a U.S. passport. As a precondition for joining the Israeli government as a Member of Knesset, Lipman, 41, had to make ...
Israel attacked by Gaza rockets during Obama visit
by JNS.org
Mar 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
(JNS.org ) Four Gaza rockets were fired at Israel on Thursday, with two of them landing in the often rocket-battered city of Sderot, during the second day of U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to ...
Next Israeli government formed after 39 days of negotiation
by JNS.org
Mar 14, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
(JNS.org ) At the culmination of a long, complex and nerve-wracking negotiation — lasting a whopping 39 days — the coalition agreements that will finalize the(next Israeli government have come to f...