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Thousands Attend Funeral of Palestinian-American Teen

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Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of a Palestinian boy with American citizenship who was killed by Israel Defense Forces soldiers.Read More


Tiny Cameras Found in Rabbi Freundel’s Towson University Office

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Tiny cameras and memory cards capable of holding hundreds of thousands of images were found in the Towson University office of Rabbi Barry Freundel.Read More


Senior U.S. Officials Refuse To Meet With Israel's Yaalon: Reports

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Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon was denied meetings with senior Obama administration officials during his U.S. visit, according to media reports citing senior U.S. officials.Read More


Poland Wants To Reclaim Forgotten Past as Haven for Jews

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Poland, the country on whose soil Nazi Germany carried out the darkest acts of the Holocaust, is starting to re-connect with its more positive role in Jewish history.Read More


After Sinai Attacks, Egypt Postpones Talks On Gaza's Future

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Egypt announced on Sunday it was postponing talks in Cairo on cementing the Gaza war ceasefire after closing its border with the Palestinian enclave in response to deadly attacks in the Sinai peninsula.Read More


Rivlin Attends Ceremony Marking Arab-Israeli Massacre

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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin visited the Israeli-Arab village of Kfar Kassem and attended the memorial ceremony marking the 1956 massacre that killed 47 town residents.Read More


Riots Rage in East Jerusalem — Terrorist’s Funeral Postponed

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Riots broke out throughout eastern Jerusalem for the third consecutive day, while the funeral for the Palestinian man who carried out a terror attack in Jerusalem was postponed.Read More


Miami's Colorful Oldest Bar Prepares for Last Call

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Miami’s oldest bar, Tobacco Road, a popular watering hole where suit-and-tie-clad lawyers belly up alongside hippies gathering signatures for medical marijuana petitions, is preparing for last call.Read More


Vienna Inaugurates Monument to World War II Deserters

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Austria inaugurated a monument on Friday to thousands of its nationals who deserted Hitler’s army during World War Two, marking a new step in efforts to acknowledge the nation’s wartime past.Read More


Rabbi Judith Abrams, Founder and Director of MAQOM, Dies at 56

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Rabbi Dr. Judith Abrams, the founder and director of the online Talmud learning website, MAQOM, died of a heart attack Wednesday in Houston. She was 56.Read More


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