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Report: Security Services Foiled Massive Cyber-Attack on Israel

The IDF and Israel Security Agency prevented a major cyber attack on Israel during Operation Protective Edge, military officials say.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Washington Post

The continuing menace of anti-Semitism

The monumental tapestry triptych by Marc Chagall that hangs in the State Hall of the Israeli Knesset in Jerusalem hints at some of the artist's memories, including some from his childhood in Vitebsk, Russia.

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Newsday

Arab Bank official, in court, defends payments to suicide bombers' families

An Arab Bank official defended payments that were processed for the families of Palestinian suicide bombers and other "martyrs" in a deposition played Thursday in the trial of terror victims' civil suit against the bank in federal court in Brooklyn.

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Mashable

American Teen Detained in Israel to be Released After Two Months

An American citizen who has been detained in an Israeli prison since his arrest nearly two months ago will be released on Monday, his lawyer told Mashable .

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Ma'an News Agency

Israeli home demolitions leave 51 homeless near Jerusalem

Israeli authorities on Thursday demolished six homes near Jerusalem, leaving 51 Palestinians homeless and bringing the year's total displaced in the West Bank and East Jerusalem up to 752.

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CBC News

Derek Stoffel: As Gaza ceasefire holds, both sides debate who won

Derek Stoffel is a Middle East correspondent for CBC News. He has covered the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, reported from Syria during the ongoing civil war and covered the Israeli and Palestinian conflict.

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Commentary Magazine

Obama's Irrational Animus for Israel

Speaking extensively on US relations with Jerusalem since the end of the latest round of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians last April, and throughout Operation Protective Edge, a candid [former US special envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Martin] Indyk said at times US President Barack Obama has become "enraged" at the ... (more)

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CBS Local

Israeli Police: Body Found In Jerusalem Forest Where NJ Student Went Missing

Israeli police say a body has been found in the same area where a yeshiva student from New Jersey disappeared last week.

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Jerusalem Post

This week in Jerusalem: Peggy Cidor's round-up of city affairs

There is a stronger police presence in the city center, and patrols have been added in the Jewish and Arab neighborhoods, but incidents still occur.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Poll: Israelis skeptical of PM Gaza victory claim

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he speaks during a press conference at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Media are Hamas's main strategic weapons, says visiting US historian

Expert who famously coined the phrase "Pallywood" to describe Palestinian obfuscation and lying in reporting news, weighs in on Hamas tactics in latest war.

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Scoop

UN Seeks Access to Israel for Assessment Mission

On 12 August, 18-month-old Mohammed Ali Wahdan lies on a cot in the paediatric ward of Al-Shifa Hospital, in Gaza.

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Ma'an News Agency

Israel extends detention of 51 Palestinian prisoners

Israeli authorities have recently extended the detention of 51 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli jails, a rights group said on Wednesday.

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Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces detain 11 Palestinians in Jerusalem

Israeli forces detained 11 Palestinians from across East Jerusalem late Tuesday, as a campaign across the city that has led to nearly 800 arrests continued into its third month.

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New York Daily News

Hamas may be behind N.J. man's disappearance: officials

Aaron Sofer, of Lakewood, was hiking Friday in a forest west of Jerusalem when he went missing.

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News Times

Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

Palestinians walk in front of the damage to the Italian Complex following several late night Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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The Times of Israel

Hamas's humiliation, and Israel's looming defeat

Avi Issacharoff, The Times of Israel's Middle East analyst, fills the same role for Walla, the leading portal in Israel.

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CNN

Israel, Hamas agree to open-ended Gaza truce

But Israel agreed to ease the blockade on Gaza, open border crossings for more aid to pass through and extend the fishing limit off the coast to 6 miles, according to a senior Egyptian government official.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle East, 11:15 AMIran Hails Hamas 'Victory', Qatar Offers Money

Two of Hamas's major sponsors and backers, Iran and Qatar, have hailed the ceasefire agreement it reached with Israel Tuesday as a victory for the Gaza terror organization.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Times of Israel

On Day 50 of war with Hamas, much diplomatic ado about nothing

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, left, and Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh from Hamas, right, raise their linked arms as they move through the crowd at a special session of parliament in Gaza City, March 17, 2007.

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