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3,000 Protest Against Gaza War in Times Square

By Curtis Skinner

Thousands of people took to the streets of New York City on Friday evening to protest Israel’s offensive in the Gaza Strip and demand an end to the violence that has already killed nearly 850 Palestinians.Read More


German Paper Speaks Out Against Anti-Semitism

By Don Snyder

Bild, the largest circulation paper in Germany Friday called on Germans to raise their voices against anti-Semitism. A banner headline said: “Nie Wieder Juden-Hass (Never Again Jew Hatred).Read More


Extremist Settlers Clash With Rabbis Over Palestinian Olive Groves on West Bank

By Reuters

Jewish settlers clashed with activists of the Rabbis for Human Rights movement near the West Bank city of Hebron on Friday as they protected Palestinians beginning the annual olive harvest.Read More


Israel Rejects John Kerry's Gaza Ceasefire Plan — Sets 12-Hour Truce

By Reuters

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s security cabinet has rejected proposals for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and is seeking changes to the plans, a government source said on Friday.Read More


Dutch Jews Demand Crackdown on 'Kill Jews' Rallies

By JTA

Following repeated calls to kill Jews in protest rallies in The Hague, representatives of the Dutch Jewish community urged local authorities to crack down on anti-Semitic incitement.Read More


Israel Says Soldier Definitely Not Captured

By Reuters

The Israeli army announced on Friday that a soldier unaccounted for after an ambush in the Gaza Strip six days ago was definitely dead, although they had still not recovered his body.Read More


Israelis Line Up Behind Gaza War — Even as Casualties Mount

By Crispian Balmer

When 20-year-old Israeli soldier Daniel Pomerantz died in a Hamas ambush in the Gaza Strip, his small village near Tel Aviv decided they finally needed a cemetery to bury their dead.Read More


Gallup Poll Shows Americans Evenly Split on Gaza War

By JTA

A Gallup poll shows support among Americans for Israel during the Gaza Strip conflict is divided, and is low among younger Americans.Read More


Brazil Jews Blast Recall of Envoy to Israel

By JTA

Representatives of Brazil’s Jewish community said their government’s recall of its ambassador from Israel amounted to a defense of Hamas.Read More


Barack Obama Defends Israel Flight Ban as 'Safety' Measure

By JTA

President Obama said the Federal Aviation Administration ban on Israeli flights was based purely on safety considerations.Read More





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