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Hamas Leader Calls for Third Intifada

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A senior Hamas leader has called for a third intifada, including suicide bus bombings in Israel.Read More


Former Chief Rabbi of Israel Is Charged With Fraud

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Former Israeli Chief Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron was charged with fraud for his alleged involvement in a scam that issued false rabbinic credentials to civil servants.Read More


Ostreicher: Bolivian Jewish Community ‘Disappointing’

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New York businessman Jacob Ostreicher said in an interview with Bolivian media that the reaction to his jailing by the country’s Jewish community was “quite disappointing.”Read More


Egypt Approves New Constitution Drafted by Morsi Allies

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Egyptian voters overwhelmingly approved a constitution drafted by President Mohamed Mursi’s allies, results announced on Tuesday showed, proving that liberals, leftists and Christians have been powerless to halt the march of Islamists in power.Read More


Christmas Offers Newtown a Break From Mourning

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Christmas has helped the grieving Connecticut town of Newtown cope a little better with the shooting tragedy earlier this month, and allowed some people to finally smile.Read More


Jerusalem Building Committee Approves 1,200 Apartments

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A Jerusalem building committee has approved the construction of more than 1,200 apartments in the Gilo neighborhood of Jerusalem.Read More


'Lieberman Aides Still Running Foreign Ministry with Netanyahu's Approval'

By Haaretz

A small group of associates of former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, who were appointed by him to sensitive positions in his office, has remained to work in the Foreign Ministry even after their boss resigned from his post last week.Read More


48,000 Want Piers Morgan Deported Over Guns

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More than 48,000 people have signed a petition that they posted on the White House website demanding that British CNN talk show host Piers Morgan be deported over comments he made on air about gun control.Read More


Jack Klugman, 'Odd Couple' Star, Dies at 90

By Reuters

Emmy-winning actor Jack Klugman, a versatile, raspy-voiced mainstay of U.S. television during the 1970s and early ’80s through his starring roles in “The Odd Couple” and “Quincy, M.E.,” died on Monday at the age of 90, his son said.Read More


Pope: Dump Gadgets and Make Room for God

By Reuters

Pope Benedict, leading the world’s Roman Catholics into Christmas, on Monday urged people to find room for God in their fast-paced lives filled with the latest technological gadgets.Read More





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