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Bar Refaeli Ripped for Donning Santa Suit

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Bar Refaeli is getting heat again – this time for a picture showing the Israeli model in a Santa suit.Read More


Arabs Offer Palestinians $100M a Month as Financial Safety Net

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Arab states agreed to provide the Palestinian Authority with a $100 million monthly “financial safety net” to help President Mahmoud Abbas’s government cope with an economic crisis after the United Nations granted de facto statehood to Palestine.Read More


Even Without Stevie Wonder, Fundraiser Brings in $14M

The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces fundraiser that singer Stevie Wonder pulled out of raised more than $14 million.Read More


Temporary Draft Exemption for Yeshiva Students

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Israel’s Cabinet approved a temporary exemption for haredi Orthodox yeshiva students from the military draft.Read More


Divided Over Israel, Palestinian Groups Call for Unity

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Leaders of the feuding Palestinian factions, the Islamist group Hamas in Gaza and the secular Fatah government in the West Bank, urged reconciliation between the two former foes on Sunday despite diverging policies on Israel.Read More


Olmert: I'm Not Re-entering Politics

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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert told an Israeli television news magazine that he decided not to run in the upcoming elections due to rifts in the Center-Left political camp.Read More


Israeli ‘Spy Vulture’ Caught in Sudan

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Several Middle Eastern media reported that Sudan captured a vulture which the country’s officials say Israel fitted with spy equipment.Read More


Only Day School in New Zealand Capital Closes

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he only Jewish day school in New Zealand’s capital city closed after 25 years in operation.Read More


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.

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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





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