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Israeli Cabinet Approves Controversial Jewish Nation-State Bill

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Israel’s Cabinet passed a controversial bill that would identify Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people.Read More


Pollard’s First Parole Application Rejected

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Jonathan Pollard was turned down for his first application for parole.Read More


14 Honored for Saving Jews in the Netherlands

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Israeli diplomats serving in the Netherlands honored 14 non-Jews who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust.Read More


National Archives Makes Postwar Shanghai Visa Records Available

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The U.S. National Archives is opening to researchers postwar visa application records from the U.S. consulate in Shanghai, a potential trove for information about Holocaust refugees in that city.Read More


Palestinian Man Approaching Gaza Fence Shot by IDF Troops

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Israeli troops shot a Palestinian man in northern Gaza, killing him, Palestinian officials said.Read More


Hitler Watercolor Sells for $161K

By Reuters

A 1914 watercolor by Adolf Hitler fetched 130,000 euros ($161,000) at auction in the German city of Nuremberg on Saturday, the auctioneers said.Read More


West May Drop Demand for Iran Nuclear 'Confession'

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Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday there were still serious gaps in talks over Iran’s nuclear program despite signs of some progress two days before a deadline to reach a deal between Tehran and major powers.Read More


Are Iran and U.S. Closing In on Nuclear Deal?

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Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are discussing new ideas aimed at breaking the deadlock in nuclear talks between Tehran and six world powers, sources close to the talks said on Friday.Read More


Yemen Minister Donates Prize to Tiny Jewish Community

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Yemen’s minister of culture is donating an international human rights prize to the country’s tiny and persecuted Jewish minority.Read More


Angela Merkel Rejects Idea of Germany Unilateraly Recognizing 'Palestine' As State

By Reuters

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday rejected the idea of Germany recognizing Palestine as a state unilaterally, saying the Palestinians and Israel could solve their long-running conflict only through negotiations.Read More


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