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African Refugees Plead for Israel's Understanding

By Haaretz

Following a recent wave of violent crime in Tel Aviv, tensions between African asylum seekers living in south Tel Aviv and their Israeli neighbors have deteriorated considerably.Read More


30,000 March To Mark Jerusalem Day

By JTA

At least 30,000 people participated in the Jerusalem Day parade known as the Dance of the Flags, which led to some clashes between marchers and counter-protesters.Read More


Settlers Shoot Palestinians as Soldiers Watch

By Haaretz

A new video released by a human rights group on Sunday shows a settler allegedly firing live ammunition at Palestinians in Asira al-Qibliya, near Nablus, while soldiers stand idly by.Read More


Palestinian Gang Planned To Kidnap West Bank Israelis

By Haaretz

Security forces intercepted a Palestinian squad that attempted to kidnap Israeli citizens in the West Bank, the Shin Bet indicated on Sunday, adding that the squad’s purpose was to negotiate the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jail.Read More


Soldier Is Stabbed on Jerusalem Day

By JTA

A Palestinian man attempted to stab an Israeli soldier guarding a Jerusalem Day event, as police spread out across Jerusalem to prevent violence.Read More


Thousands Cheer Gilad Shalit in Rome

By JTA

Thousands of Italians cheered Gilad Shalit when the former captive Israeli soldier went to Rome’s City Hall, the Campidoglio, where he officially received honorary citizenship of the Eternal City.Read More


Australian Chabad Rocked by New Abuse Scandal

By Haaretz

The tightly knit Chabad Lubavitch community in Melbourne has been rocked by claims about the role of the community’s rabbi in alleged instances of child abuse at an Orthodox boys school.Read More


Poverty at 78% in Arab East Jerusalem

By Haaretz

A new report reveals that 78 percent of Palestinians in Jerusalem - and 84 percent of Palestinian children - live under the poverty line.Read More


No 'Made in Israel' Label for Settlement Products

By Haaretz

Denmark is planning to ban labeling products from Israeli settlements in the West Bank as “Made in Israel,” the foreign minister told Danish media on Saturday. The move follows reports of similar plans announced this month by South Africa’s government.Read More


New York Mural Touts Israel's Gay Record

By JTA

A mural contrasting gay rights was completed Friday in New York’s West Village.Read More





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