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Bibi: Hamas's Gaza Jubilation Proves Israel Is at Risk

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Hamas’s vow to vanquish Israel after claiming “victory” in last month’s Gaza conflict vindicates Israel’s reluctance to relinquish more land to the Palestinians, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday.Read More


National Menorah To Be Lit Today in D.C.

By Reuters

The National Menorah will be lit near the White House on Sunday for Hanukkah, in a celebration that features the U.S. Navy Band and is one of the most high-profile events in the country to mark the Jewish holiday.Read More


Olmert: Israel Is Facing Unprecedented Isolation

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Former prime minister Ehud Olmert said on Saturday that the government of Benjamin Netanyahu was taking Israel into unprecedented isolation with its policy on Jewish settlements.Read More


Meshaal Vows To Never Recognize Israel

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Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal, making his first ever visit to the Gaza Strip, vowed on Saturday never to recognise Israel and said his Islamist group would never abandon its claim to all Israeli territory.Read More


Iran's Missiles Lag Behind U.S. Fears

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An internal report for the U.S. Congress has concluded that Iran probably is no longer on track, if it ever was, to having an ocean-crossing missile as soon as 2015.Read More


UK Rabbi Declared 'Not Fit' After Harassment Accusation

Five London rabbis have declared Rabbi Chaim Halpern from Golders Green “not fit” to act as rabbi because of accusations that he had behaved “inappropriately” with women.Read More


Two-State Solution Hangs in Balance, Obama Waits

By Reuters

President Barack Obama may have believed he had at least until his inauguration next month to renew efforts to forge a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but events since he won re-election have put fresh demands on the president.Read More


F-16 Engines Appear Stolen From IDF Base

By JTA

Several engines of F-16 fighter jets appear to have been stolen from an Israel Air Force base, the Israel Defense Forces said.Read More


Yankees Offer Youkilis $12 Million

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Yankees Offer Youkilis $12 MillionRead More


NY, NJ Lawmakers in Bolivia To Press for Ostreicher’s Release

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A Republican congressman from New Jersey and a Democratic congresswoman from New York are in Bolivia to press for the release of a businessman who has been jailed without charges of 18 months.Read More





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