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Sisi flatters Trump’s deal-making in Israel-Palestinian conflict

04/04/2017 12:13 PM

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi voiced confidence Monday in President Donald Trump’s ability to resolve the Israel-Palestinian conflict. “You, Mr. President, can find a solution,” Sissi told

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Amsterdam residents demand removal of plaque honoring Holocaust victim

04/03/2017 5:33 PM

A plaque in Amsterdam honoring Holocaust victim Joachim Elte has been dislodged and relocated after two residents complained, Haaretz reported Monday. https://t.co/SP1wI1nnvg dit verzin je niet: bakstenen

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Temple Mount Sifting Project may shut down after 12 years due to lack of funding

04/03/2017 3:16 PM

Israel’s Temple Mount Sifting Project, which seeks to unearth artifacts connected to the Temple Mount, may be “on the verge of closure” due to a halt

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Netanyahu agrees to curb settlement construction as goodwill gesture to Palestinians, Trump

04/03/2017 12:11 PM

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced at his security cabinet meeting last week that he will be curbing settlement construction, in accordance with the Trump administration’s request that

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Mother of JCC bombing suspect blames tumor, autism for son’s actions

04/03/2017 10:37 AM

The mother of the 19-year-old American-Israeli arrested for allegedly making dozens of JCC bomb threats broke her silence over the weekend. “My son is not a criminal,

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In newly discovered telegram, Himmler wishes Grand Mufti of Jerusalem success against “Jewish invaders”

04/02/2017 8:03 AM Updated: 3 weeks ago

Heinrich Himmler, one of the main architects of the Holocaust, may have had closer ties with the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Hajj Amin al-Husseini than previously

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Israel’s High Court rejects attempt by Sephardic Chief Rabbi to annul divorce

03/31/2017 2:31 PM

Israel’s High Court of Justice blocked an attempt by Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef Thursday to annul the divorce of a woman married to a comatose

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Trump Mid East envoy Jason Greenblatt receives blessing from esteemed Israeli rabbi

03/30/2017 3:01 PM

To say that President Trump Mid-East envoy Jason Greenblatt’s past two weeks have been hectic would be an understatement. On Wednesday, the former Trump Organization chief

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JCC bomb threats suspect Michael Kaydar ordered to stay behind bars for another week

03/30/2017 1:46 PM

The actions of Michael Kaydar, the 19-year-old Israeli-American accused of making over 100 bomb threats in the U.S., are the result of a malignant brain tumor

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In Jordan, Arab League reaffirms commitment to 2002 Arab Peace Initiative

03/30/2017 12:57 PM

Members of the Arab League signaled to President Donald Trump Wednesday that they are open to working with him in brokering a peace deal in the

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“I have broken no rule,” ex-London mayor and Labor MP says over anti-Semitism accusations

03/29/2017 6:23 PM

Ken Livingstone, the former mayor of London and a member of Britain’s Labor Party, defended himself against accusations of anti-Semitism Tuesday ahead of a Labor Party

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One of world’s largest ad agencies changes name for 100 days in honor of Jewish founders

03/29/2017 5:38 PM

The London office of Grey Global Group, one of the world’s largest advertising agencies, has temporarily changed its name to Valenstein and Fatt, in honor of

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“I do not like kikes,” Ukrainian MP and ex-Russian prisoner declares

03/29/2017 1:54 PM Updated: 3 weeks ago

Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian legislator, ex-fighter pilot, and ex-prisoner of Russia, promoted anti-Semitic conspiracy theories in an interview Saturday with a Ukrainian television station. “I have

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Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt meets with Abbas for 2nd time

03/29/2017 10:15 AM

Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greeenblatt met in Jordan Tuesday with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas as a “follow-up” to their meeting earlier this month. Had

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Image of Smurfette removed from Bnei Brak posters

03/28/2017 6:30 PM

Posters of the upcoming Smurfs movie featuring the female character Smurfette have been censored from posters in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community of Bnei Brak. According to

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New study shows mice, human relationship goes back 15,000 years

03/28/2017 4:19 PM

While dogs may be man’s first domesticated companion, humans and another, far different species also go back a surprisingly long way. According to a study Monday

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Passport signed by Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg to be auctioned off

03/28/2017 3:28 PM

The fate of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust, has long been veiled in mystery. According

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Temple Mount activist Yehuda Glick seeks removal of Knesset members ban

03/28/2017 12:23 PM

Likud MK and Temple Mount activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick petitioned Israel’s High Court Tuesday to force the government to allow MKs to visit the Temple Mount.

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“Days of Israel bashing are over,” U.N. ambassador Haley declares

03/28/2017 10:44 AM

Speaking at the annual AIPAC policy conference Monday, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley delivered an unapologetic defense of Israel. “The days of Israel-bashing are

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Netherlands to host pro-Hamas conference

03/28/2017 10:01 AM Updated: 4 weeks ago

The mayor of the second-largest city in the Netherlands is refusing to block a conference by a pro-Hamas group, despite warnings by Dutch Jewish leaders and