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Haaretz: Son of Hamas Founder Worked for Shin Bet

By Avi Issacharoff (Haaretz)

The son of a leading Hamas figure, who famously converted to Christianity, served for over a decade as the Shin Bet security service’s most valuable source in the militant organization’s leadership, Haaretz has learned.Read More


Dubai Names 15 New Suspects in Hit on Hamas Chief

By Haaretz Service

Dubai has identified 15 new suspects in the assassination last month of a Hamas official at a luxury hotel, bringing the total number of people believed involved in the death to 26, officials said on Wednesday.Read More


Jewish Ice Dancer Wins Olympic Silver

By JTA

Jewish ice dancer Charlie White took a silver medal at the Winter Olympics.Read More


Al Gore Invests in Israeli Cleantech Start-Up

By JTA

U.S. Vice President Al Gore has invested in an Israeli start-up company with technology that promotes safe driving.Read More


More E.U. Passports Tied to Dubai Hit

By Barak Ravid and Danna Harman (Haaretz)

The United Arab Emirates has identified four more European passport-holders suspected in the Dubai killing of a Hamas commander last month, a source in the UAE familiar with the investigation said Tuesday.Read More


Mossad Head Seen as Key in Campaign Against Iran

By Leslie Susser (JTA)

Israel has not claimed responsibility for the assassination in Dubai of top Hamas arms smuggler Mahmoud Mabhouh, but the killing is raising questions about whether it will compromise Israel’s effort to stop Iran from obtaining the bomb.Read More


Israel Removes Right-Wing Activists From Jericho Shul

By JTA

Security forces evacuated right-wing activists from a synagogue in Jericho.Read More


British Newspaper: Bibi Okayed Dubai Hit

By JTA

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with members of a Mossad hit squad and approved their mission to kill a top Hamas official, a British newspaper reported.Read More


Israel To Investigate Sex Abuse Allegations Against Religious-Zionist Rabbi Mordechai Elon

By Tomer Zarchin, Yair Ettinger (Haaretz) and Jonathan Lis

The attorney general yesterday instructed police to examine the sexual abuse allegations raised earlier this week against the prominent religious-Zionist Rabbi Mordechai Elon.Read More


Bil'in Protesters Dismantle Section of Security Barrier

By Anshel Pfeffer (Haaretz)

Demonstrators participating in rally protesting the Israel’s West Bank separation fence dismantled a section of the barrier on Friday, during a rally marking five years since the beginning of the Bil’in protests.Read More





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