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30 min ago | This is Wiltshire

Bradford on Avon Friends of Palestine

Nicola Juha-Moussalam shows Duncan Hames his one month permit which enabled him to visit Jerusalem, five miles from Bethlehem, last Easter Iford Mill was the idyllic setting when 60 people came to hear the experiences of the daily life of Nicola Juha- Moussalam, a 26-year-old Christian Palestinian lawyer from Bethlehem.

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4 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Home genetics kits could identify millions with Jewish roots

JPPI president says genetic tests tests could foster an 'expanded circle of individuals' who feel an affinity for Jews and Israel.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Times of Israel

Israelis given post-war all-clear, southern residents urged to come home

Israeli defense officials removed all remaining security limitations on the home front Saturday following the end of Israel-Hamas fighting, as Arab media said ceasefire talks would be renewed in Cairo next week According to a report in London-based Arab newspaper A-Sharq Al-Awsat, Palestinian negotiators are expected to repeat their demands for the ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Palestinian issues: Displaced persons and refugees

'May 12, 1948: On November 29, 1947, the UN General Assembly voted to partition Palestine into two states, one Jewish and the other Arab.'

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Defense/SecurityNearly 600 Terror Suspects Arrested in August

Israeli security forces detained 597 terror suspects in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem in August, raising the number of terrorists and suspected terrorists in Israeli prisons to more than 7,000, the Palestinian Prisoners Club said.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks.

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Commentary Magazine

Can Abbas Challenge Hamas? Not Likely.

After 50 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas, many in the international community are hoping the cease-fire will encourage a revival of the Middle East peace talks between the Jewish state and the Palestinian Authority that collapsed this past spring.

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Christian Science Monitor

Why is Jimmy Carter speaking at Muslim convention?

Former President Carter delivers a speech during a meeting held by the Israeli Council of Foreign Relations in Jerusalem, April 21, 2008.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Iol.co.za

On growing up in Ferguson and Palestine

I grew up in Ferguson, Missouri. No one ever heard of it, unless you lived elsewhere in St. Louis County.

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The Times of Israel

Abbas blames Hamas for prolonged battle with Israel

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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New York Daily News

Aharon Sofer laid to rest in Israel

The 23-year-old from New Jersey was hiking in the Jerusalem Forest with a friend last week when he disappeared, sparking fears at first that he might have fallen into the clutches of Hamas.

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The Times of Israel

Iran hails Palestinian 'victory' over Israel

Commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, attends a press conference in Tehran The Iranian Revolutionary Guards on Friday hailed the "victory" of Palestinian militants in this summer's Gaza war againt Israel and vowed "defensive" support for the Palestinians.

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The Long War Journal

Ansar Jerusalem beheads 4 Egyptians accused of being Israeli 'spies'

A masked Ansar Jerusalem terrorist is shown standing behind four blindfolded Egyptian civilians, who were accused of being Israeli "spies."

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Two Terrorists Arrested for Rock-Throwing Attacks

Two terrorists were arrested near Bethlehem overnight Thursday/Friday, due to a joint effort by the IDF's elite Duvdevan unit and the Judea-Samaria District Police, it has been cleared for publication Friday.

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The Age

An unsteady peace in Gaza

Mourners at the funeral of Ze'evik Etzion, a 55 year old security officer who was killed by a Palestinian mortar shell near the Israel Gaza border on Thursday.

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Israellycool

A Media Earthquake Started

Last week Matti Friedmann wrote the most important article on the media and Israel of recent years.

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Forward

No Ordinary Summer For Students in Israel War Zone

The Michigan State University students were still jet-lagged from their ten-hour flight when news of rockets striking Sderot reached them in Jerusalem.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

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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