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Israel and Hamas Agree to 72-Hour Ceasefire in Gaza, To Begin Friday

By Reuters

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire in their conflict in the Gaza Strip starting on Friday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday.Read More


Israeli Tourists Evacuated From Maldive Islands After Protests Erupt

By JTA

Israeli tourists in the Maldives had to be evacuated from the island nation after an Israeli surfer removed an anti-Israel sign placed outside a guest house.Read More


Suburban Detroit Post Office Says No Mail to Israel

By JTA

The metropolitan Detroit regional office of the U.S. Postal Service issued a clarification to its branches after a local post office said it could not accept mail sent to Israel.Read More


8,000 March in Paris To Support Israel

By JTA

Thousands of people attended France’s largest pro-Israel rally since the launch of the Israel Defense Forces’ offensive in Gaza.Read More


Ilia Salita Named Genesis Philanthropy Chief

By JTA

Ilia Salita is the new CEO of the Genesis Philanthropy Group, which awards the annual Genesis Prize.Read More


White House Blasts Israeli Attack on Gaza School as 'Indefensible'

By Reuters

The shelling of a U.N. facility in Gaza this week by the Israeli military is “totally unacceptable and totally indefensible,” a White House spokesman said on Thursday.Read More


Fired Israeli Nurse Gets Job Back After 'Apology' for Attacking War in Gaza

By JTA

An Arab nurse at an Israeli hospital suspended from his job for a Facebook post that calls the Israeli military “war criminals” was reinstated.Read More


Haredi Woman Shot By Israeli Police Near Western Wall

By JTA

A woman that police said was dressed in blankets was shot in the leg by an officer at a security checkpoint at the entrance to the Western Wall.Read More


French Jewish Defense League Leader Denies Reports of Ban

By JTA

A leader of France’s Jewish Defense League dismissed as rumors reports that officials were considering banning his far-right group.Read More


Are Hostile Blog Posts Clues to Dan Markel Murder Mystery?

By Forward Staff

Police are reportedly investigating whether law professor Dan Markel may have been murdered by one of a handful of blog commenters who blasted him with threatening messages — including one who ranted about ‘shutting people like YOU down.’Read More





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