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Law Aims To Improve Targeted Kosher Food Aid

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Two New York lawmakers introduced legislation to ensure that kosher food pantries receive enough food as part of the federal Emergency Food Assistance Program.Read More


Plenty Has Changed Since Last Gaza Invasion

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How long will support for Israel last if Gaza is once again overrun, enraging an Arab world no longer under the control of pro-Western autocrats.Read More


Defiance at Funeral for Gaza Family

By Reuters

Nine members of the Dalu family, a mother and her four children, a grandmother, great grandmother and two aunts died in a single air strike on a Gaza building.Read More


Belgium Far Right Rally Blasts Jews

By JTA

Belgian extreme-right and extreme-left activists participated in a demonstration in Antwerp where some participants reportedly called for Jews to be gassed.Read More


Hamas Says Israel 'Must End' War in Gaza

By Reuters

The exiled leader of the Palestinian group Hamas said on Monday Israel must take the first step if it wants a truce in the conflict in Gaza.Read More


Questions Mount on Gaza Attack That Killed Family

By Reuters

The Israeli military said it could not yet provide an explanation about an air strike on Gaza that killed nine members of a single family.Read More


Israel Strikes Media Building for Second Day

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Israeli missiles blasted a tower block that houses many international media for a second straight day on Monday, targeting a computer shop in the building, witnesses said.Read More


French Teens Burn Prayer Books at Jewish Cemetery

By JTA

French police reportedly have arrested two teenagers on suspicion that they burned prayer books at a Jewish cemetery near Lyon in eastern France.Read More


Ready for War, Israel Still Pushes for Peace

By Reuters

Israel is ready for a ground invasion in Gaza but says it prefers a diplomatic solution. Egypt also claimed a deal to end the fighting could be near.Read More


Israel Repels 44M Cyber Attacks on Web Site

By JTA

Israel has repelled some 44 million cyber attacks on government websites since the start of Operation Pillar of Defense, a government minister said.Read More





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