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Woman Connected to Chabad Plummets to Death

According to the New York Post and the New York Daily News, it is thought that Becker jumped from the roof of 55 West 26th St. at approximately 8:15 a.m., landing on a parapet outside the building’s fifth floor gym. Algemeiner, which also reported the story, characterized Becker’s plunge as a fall. All sources indicated that the woman did not leave a note.Read More


Reports that Allen Iverson Will Play for Maccabi Haifa are False

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Reports that retired NBA star Allen Iverson will play for Israel’s Maccabi Haifa basketball team in two upcoming exhibition games against NBA teams are false, a Maccabi representative told JTA.Read More


Jewish Agency Launches Inquiry into Fatal Hotel Shooting

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The Jewish Agency is opening an inquiry into its Oranim program after an American participant gunned down a hotel employee in Eilat.Read More


Greek neo-Nazi Party Welcomed Into anti-Discrimination Body

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A leading European body aimed at combating discrimination has accepted a representative of a Greek neo-Nazi political party.Read More


Britain to Extradite Radical Islamist Cleric to U.S.

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Britain said it would seek to extradite Islamist cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri to the United States as soon as possible after the one-eyed radical preacher failed in a last-ditch legal attempt to avoid deportation on Friday.Read More


Israeli Police Use Stun Grenades to Break Up Al-Aqsa Protest

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Israeli police hurled stun grenades to disperse dozens of protesters who threw stones outside the al-Aqsa mosque, Islam’s third holiest site, after Friday prayers.Read More


Netanyahu May Dissolve Parliament in mid-October

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will decide before parliament reconvenes on October 15 on whether to seek a snap election, a government official said on Friday.Read More


Israeli Forces Kill US Gunman in Hotel Shooting

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Israeli forces shot dead an American man who opened fire in a seaside hotel packed with tourists on Friday, killing one person.Read More


Knesset Speaker Calls for Early Elections

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Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin has called on the Israeli parliament to disband itself and begin preparing for early elections.Read More


Police Push Back Rioters on Temple Mount

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Israeli police reportedly pushed back rioters on the Temple Mount.Read More





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