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Israel agrees to provide emergency funding for over 1,000 monkeys at Mazor farm

03/27/2017 4:25 PM Updated: 3 weeks ago

The Israeli government is coming to the rescue of 1,250 macaque monkeys at the Mazor monkey breeding farm. This week, the Shmurat Hakofim company, which is

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Protesters arrested after bizarre ritual involving a sheep and Auschwitz

03/27/2017 2:41 PM

Eleven protesters, a sheep, and the gate of Auschwitz sounds like the setup to a bizarre and horrible joke. Instead, this was an actual series of

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Ex-Prime Minister Olmert denied pardon by Rivlin

03/27/2017 1:36 PM Updated: 3 weeks ago

A pardon request by former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been denied by President Reuven Rivlin. The former PM is currently serving a 26-month prison

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Pence, Netanyahu offer AIPAC speeches light on details, heavy on Israel support

03/27/2017 12:11 PM Updated: 3 weeks ago

    Speaking at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)’s annual policy conference event Sunday, VP Mike Pence described President Donald Trump as a “true

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Activist Rasmea Odeh, convicted of terrorist bombing, to leave U.S.

03/25/2017 7:05 PM Updated: 4 weeks ago

Rasmea Odeh, convicted by an Israeli court of involvement in a 1969 Jerusalem bombing which killed two people and injured nine, has accepted a plea bargain

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Scientists believe Dead Sea region suffered from “epic” droughts thousands of years ago

03/25/2017 12:03 PM Updated: 4 weeks ago

Drilling into the Dead Sea has revealed that the region may have been affected by two “epic,” centuries-long droughts which occurred hundreds of thousands of years

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UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mervis, other Jewish leaders describe British terror attack as assault on democracy

03/23/2017 2:07 PM

UK Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mervis joined other European Jewish leaders Thursday in offering condolences following Wednesday’s terror attack outside the British Parliament. A knife-wielding man, identified

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Long lost Jewish cemetery uncovered in Rome, with intact skeletons inside

03/23/2017 12:48 PM

At a time when Jewish cemeteries are repeatedly being vandalized, archaeologists are recovering the remains of some dating back centuries. Such a discovery was made this

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Netanyahu cancels coalition talks due to ill health as crisis looms

03/23/2017 11:54 AM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled coalition talks Thursday to defuse a crisis threatening to tear apart his government. The prime minister’s stated reason for the cancellation

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Israeli archaeologists discover British soldiers’ century-old liquor stash

03/22/2017 6:29 PM

Israel is a land rich in history. While Israeli archaeologists often uncover artifacts dating back thousands of years, a discovery last week is more recent, though

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IDF confirms that Israel hits terror tunnels from above

03/22/2017 4:35 PM

Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot admitted for the first time Wednesday that Israel is destroying Hamas terror tunnels with ground-penetrating airstrikes. Speaking

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Naftali Bennett nixes Israel Prize for left-wing artist Yair Garbuz

03/22/2017 12:46 PM

Yair Garbuz, a left-wing Israeli painter, writer, and activist, was denied the Israel Prize in the fine arts by Education Minister Naftali Bennett over a 2015

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“Piece of crap” Hitler painting featured in ‘madness’ exhibit

03/22/2017 10:25 AM Updated: 1 month ago

An oil painting by Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler is being featured at an art exhibit in Italy’s State Museum in Salo on the theme of madness.

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Turkish tabloid features Merkel as Hitler

03/19/2017 12:03 PM Updated: 1 month ago

The cover this week of the pro-government Turkish tabloid Gunes (“Sun”) depicted German Chancellor Angela Merkel in full Nazi regalia, complete with a Hitler mustache and

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Syria fires missiles in response to Israeli Air Force strikes

03/17/2017 12:19 PM

  The Israeli Air Force (IAF) struck several targets in Syria Thursday, prompting retaliation from the neighboring nation. The incident is the most serious between Israel

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Ireland’s Jewish population is growing thanks to Israeli expats

03/17/2017 9:41 AM

A steady increasing number of Israeli Jews are re-settling in an unlikely location – the Emerald Isle. Thanks to the influx of Israelis, Ireland now has

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Former Obama Iran National Security Director now serving under Tillerson

03/16/2017 6:00 PM

Sahar Nowrouzzadeh formerly served as the Iran director of then-President Obama’s National Security Council. Nowrouzzadeh also worked as an employee of the National Iranian-American Council, a

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Jewish groups join mainstream pols in celebrating defeat of Geert Wilders party

03/16/2017 5:20 PM

  European leaders celebrated Thursday after the party of Geert Wilders, the controversial far-right Dutch politician known for his anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant views, fell short in

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Turkish leader doubles down on Nazi comparison, blames Netherlands for Serbian massacre

03/15/2017 4:24 PM

In a televised speech Tuesday, Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan blamed Holland for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in eastern Bosnia, in which 8,000 Muslim men and boys

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Only 9% of Palestinians feel Trump could restart peace negotiations

03/15/2017 2:32 PM

President Donald Trump, who has long boasted of his deal-making prowess, told the New York Times in January that he would “love” to be the one