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Hundreds gather in Melbourne to remember Jewish girl killed in car attack

01/23/2017 5:23 PM

Thalia Hakin, a 10-year-old Jewish student at Melbourne’s Chabad Beth Rivka school, was tragically killed Friday when a driver deliberately mowed down pedestrians in Melbourne’s city

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Israel says global anti-Semitism on the rise

01/23/2017 9:45 AM Updated: 13 hours ago

Jerusalem (AFP) – The Israeli government on Sunday reported a global increase in anti-Semitic incidents in 2016, citing sharp rises in Germany, Britain and the United

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Watch, and hear, Mexico’s best goyish klezmer band

01/22/2017 5:45 PM Updated: 1 day ago
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‘Europe will wake up in 2017,’ Le Pen tells Germany right-wing congress

01/22/2017 2:03 PM Updated: 1 day ago

Koblenz (Germany) (AFP) – French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen on Saturday told a European gathering of rightwing populists in Germany that a string of high-stakes

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Israeli soldiers rescued by Palestinians

01/22/2017 12:03 PM Updated: 1 day ago

Three IDF soldiers and an Israeli civilian were rescued by two Palestinians after an altercation broke out between the four Israelis and local villagers. According to

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Israel: the week in review

01/22/2017 9:08 AM Updated: 1 day ago

Anxiety in Israel about possible embassy relocation A lot happened in Israel this past week, most of it revolving around the election of Donald Trump and

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Netanyahu briefed on violent scenarios if U.S. embassy is relocated

01/20/2017 11:33 AM Updated: 3 days ago

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been briefed by Shin Bet, the army, and police on the possibility of violence breaking out in the event of

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Iranian Foreign Minister warns Trump “will be surprised” if he tears up nuclear agreement

01/20/2017 11:03 AM Updated: 3 days ago

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warned Wednesday that President-Elect Donald Trump “will be surprised” if he annuls the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran. Speaking at

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Moroccan king restores Hebrew street names in country’s historic Jewish quarter

01/19/2017 5:03 PM Updated: 4 days ago

The streets of Marrakesh, Morocco’s Jewish Quarter (known as the mellah) will have their original Jewish names restored, thanks to an order from the country’s monarch, King

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Israel just needs US approval to annex settlements, says Defense Minister

01/19/2017 3:32 PM Updated: 4 days ago

The election of Donald Trump, whose cabinet appears to have a more favorable stance towards Israeli settlements than the Obama administration, has stirred the hopes of

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Obama warned Trump that relocating embassy could be “explosive”

01/19/2017 12:48 PM

Relocating the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has been a campaign pledge of several U.S. presidents, including George W. Bush and Bill

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Despites accusations of xenophobia and anti-Semitism, Marine Le Pen leads in polls for French presidency

01/19/2017 11:12 AM

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is leading in the polls at 25-26 percent, according to a poll this week reported in France’s Le Monde newspaper.

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Pentagon preps Middle East military options for Trump

01/19/2017 9:33 AM Updated: 4 days ago

Washington (AFP) – He wants to frantically bomb the Islamic State group and has slammed White House micromanagement of America’s warfighting generals, but President-elect Donald Trump

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Watch and learn if Gov. Nikki Haley, Trump’s UN pick, supports moving the embassy

01/18/2017 4:11 PM
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Brazil accepts Israeli ambassador, ending year-long diplomatic conflict

01/18/2017 4:00 PM

There hasn’t been an Israeli ambassador to Brasil since 2015, when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appointed Dani Dayan, who has been referred to as “the

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Australian mayor accused of anti-Semitism after declining synagogue invite due to ‘divisive’ Israel

01/18/2017 11:55 AM

Peter Abelson, the mayor of the Sydney municipality of Mosman, has been accused of anti-Semitism for refusing to attend a synagogue ceremony as protest against Israel’s

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Leader of German far right criticizes “laughable” focus on the Holocaust

01/18/2017 11:06 AM

Germany’s focus on remembering the Holocaust was criticized as “crippling” Wednesday by Bjoern Hoecke, a leader of Germany’s far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. “This laughable

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In Moscow, Palestinian parties agree to form unity government

01/18/2017 9:06 AM Updated: 5 days ago

Moscow (AFP) – The main Palestinian parties on Tuesday announced a deal to form a national unity government prior to the holding of elections, after three

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Exiled Turkish cleric Fethulla Gulen expresses surprise at scope of the Holocaust

01/17/2017 4:02 PM Updated: 6 days ago

Exiled Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, the man accused by Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan of orchestrating July’s failed coup d’etat, expressed surprise last month to learn of

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Israeli Regional Cooperation Minister says Israel, U.S. on the same page under Trump

01/17/2017 1:53 PM

Israel’s Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi Hanegbi said Monday that the inauguration of Donald Trump will be an opportunity for partnership between the U.S. and Israel. According