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Gaza War Done, Benjamin Netanyahu's Political Fight Just Starting

By Ben Sales

Israel’s war is over, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s fight may only have just begun.Read More


Mother Pleads With ISIS Leader To Spare Steven Sotloff

By Reuters

The mother of an American journalist held captive by militant group Islamic State released a video on Wednesday appealing directly to the group’s leader for his release.Read More


Desmond Tutu Urges Dutch Pension Fund To Divest From Israel Banks

By Reuters

South Africa’s Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Wednesday urged Dutch pension fund ABP, the world’s third largest, to “strike a powerful, non-violent blow for peace in the Middle East” by divesting from three Israeli banks.Read More


Jewish Toddler Hurt by Rock-Throwing Palestinians

By JTA

An Israeli toddler traveling in a car in the West Bank was injured by rocks thrown by masked Palestinians.Read More


Relief and Bitterness as Gaza Returns to Normalcy

By Reuters

Gaza’s city workers cleared roads of rubble and fixed power lines on Wednesday as a ceasefire took hold after 50 days of war, with displaced families expressing a sense of relief and frustration as they returned to their damaged homes.Read More


Swedish Town Mocks Neo-Nazis With 'Schindler' Theme

By JTA

The town hall of a Swedish city will play the theme from the Holocaust film “Schindler’s List” before and after a public meeting of a neo-Nazi party.Read More


Gaza Ceasefire Holds as Both Sides Claim Win

By Reuters

An open-ended ceasefire in the Gaza war between Israel and the Palestinians held on Wednesday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced strong criticism in his country’s newspapers over a campaign in which no clear victor emerged.Read More


Palestinians Celebrate Deal for Gaza Ceasefire

By Reuters

A ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Palestinians aimed at ending their seven-week conflict in Gaza went into effect on Tuesday and joyous Palestinians streamed into the streets of the battered enclave to celebrate.Read More


'ISIS' Condo in West Palm Beach To Change Name

By Reuters

An unfortunately named luxury condo development being built in south Florida called ISIS Downtown, recalling the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, has changed its title to a less controversial moniker.Read More


Perelman Day School Wins Fight With Union

By JTA

The National Labor Relations Board dismissed charges against a Philadelphia Jewish day school that stopped recognizing its teachers union.Read More


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