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Rogue Syria Rebels Kidnap Golan U.N. Peacekeepers

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Syrian rebels have seized a convoy of U.N. peacekeepers near the Golan Heights and say they will hold them captive until President Bashar al-Assad’s forces pull back from a rebel-held village which has seen heavy recent fighting.Read More


Venezuela Jews Still Feel Threatened Even After Death of Hugo Chavez

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Even with Hugo Chavez gone, felled by an undisclosed cancer at age 58 just weeks into his fourth term, Venezuelan Jews aren’t quite ready to exhale.Read More


U.S. Envoy Walks Out of Nuclear Meeting After Iran Accuses Israel of Genocide

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The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations nuclear watchdog stormed out of an agency meeting on Wednesday in protest when Iran’s representative accused Israel of “genocide”, diplomats saidRead More


Harvard Students Get Fake Eviction Notices From Anti-Israel Activists

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The posting of mock eviction notices on the doors of Harvard students to publicize the campus Israeli Apartheid Week has sparked a campus debate.Read More


UNICEF Accuses Israel of 'Systematic' Abuse of Jailed Palestinian Children

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Palestinian children detained by the Israeli military are subject to widespread, systematic ill-treatment that violates international law, a UNICEF report said on Wednesday.Read More


Shameless Hit-and-Run Killer Says Sorry for Killing Orthodox Couple, 'Miracle' Baby

By Forward Staff

The shameless hit-and-run driver who killed an Orthodox couple as they rode to the hospital to deliver their first driver told a reporter from hiding that he was sorry that they died along with their newborn boy.Read More


Did Prisoner X Use Australian Passport To Carry Out Mossad Hit?

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Australia had no evidence that an emigrant to Israel who died in an Israeli jail in 2010, had been involved in the assassination of a Hamas arms procurer in Dubai, Foreign Minister Bob Carr said on Wednesday.Read More


Israel Battles 2,000-Acre Swarm of Locusts

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Israel on Wednesday began battling a swarm of locusts from Egypt on Wednesday to prevent crop damage in the south of the country.Read More


Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel Will Clash for Los Angeles Mayor

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Los Angeles mayoral candidates Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel looked set for a run-off vote after a Tuesday primary election, in a race that has seen the two Democrats vow to slash business taxes to help the city rebound from a persistent economic slump.Read More


1 Million Locusts Swarm Into Israel

By JTA

A swarm of 1 million locusts crossed into Israel from Egypt.Read More





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