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French Immigration to Israel Soars to All-Time High


Jewish immigration from France to Israel reached an all-time record of 6,655 newcomers, in the first 11 months of 2014.Read More

Israel Dismisses U.N. Push for End to Occupation of Palestinian Lands as 'Gimmick'

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Israel’s foreign minister on Thursday described as a gimmick a Palestinian-proposed U.N. Security Council draft resolution that calls for a peace deal within a year and an end to the occupation of Palestinian territories by the end of 2017.Read More

Jordan Submits 'Palestine' Plan to Security Council

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Jordan formally submitted to the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday a draft resolution calling for peace between Israel and the Palestinians within one year that “fulfills the vision of two independent democratic and prosperous states.”Read More

Hillary Clinton Cheers Release of Alan Gross

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Former U.S. Secretary of State and potential presidential contender Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday she supported President Barack Obama’s move to establish diplomatic ties with Cuba after more than 50 years of hostile relations.Read More

Dieudonne Wants Meeting With French Jewish Leaders


French comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala, who has multiple convictions for inciting racial hatred against Jews, wants to meet with representatives of France’s Jewish community.Read More

European Parliament Passes 'Palestine' Statehood Bill


The European Parliament passed a resolution that supports in principle recognition of a Palestinian state as part of peace talks with Israel.Read More

After Alan Gross Release, Barack Obama Moves To Normalize Cuba Ties

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The United States and Cuba are moving to normalize diplomatic relations more than 50 years after they were severed in a historic shift in policy, President Barack Obama was set to announce on Wednesday.Read More

Australia Commission To Probe Chabad Sex Abuse Scandal


An Australian Royal Commission will investigate how rabbis and senior leaders of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement in Sydney and Melbourne handled the child sex abuse scandal.Read More

Europe Court Pulls Hamas From Terror Blacklist

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A European court annulled Hamas’ inclusion on a blacklist of terrorist groups, saying the 2001 decision was based on press and Internet reports and not legal reasoning.Read More

Jewish World War I Hero Could Get Medal of Honor


A Jewish World War I hero is eligible for the nation’s highest military honor.Read More

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