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11 hrs ago | The Flat Hat

The promise of a oenever againa

Growing up in Cherry Hill, N.J., where public schools close for Yom Kippur, Bar Mitzvah t-shirts make up the seventh-grade wardrobe, and every grocery store boasts a substantial kosher section, it took years for me to understand that anti-Semitism exists.

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15 hrs ago | Church Executive

Destination: Israel

A journey to the Holy Land is an experience of a lifetime. To walk where Jesus walked and to hear, see and smell this beautiful land of our Lord is something that changes lives forever.

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16 hrs ago | J

Artist exorcises military trauma through drawing

The experience of carnage and comradeship in the military over two decades ago are intricate parts of the 43-year-old's current artworks.

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20 hrs ago | Boston.com

Conventional military has lost power

The United States seems unable to shape the course of events. This is despite the fact that we have by far the most powerful military in the world.

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Yesterday | The Hill

Top Dem 'concerned' by Kerry's remarks on Israel

Rep. Steve Israel , the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said he was "concerned" with Secretary of State John Kerry's statements on the conflict between Israel and Hamas.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

ABC News

Australia Welcomes Gaza Ceasefire as 'Marvelous'

Prime Minister Tony Abbott's conservative government is a staunch ally of Israel, and angered Arab and Islamic countries in June by changing its description of East Jerusalem from "occupied" to "disputed."

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J

Local documentarians shine in S.F. Jewish film fest

In 2010, brothers Ben and Sam Schuder of Berkeley traveled on a Birthright trip to Israel and took a side trip to Dimona to visit the family of an old friend.

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Free Republic

WHOA! Obama Halts Visa Applications From Israel

"Due to the current security situation in Tel Aviv, U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv remains open but is operating at reduced staffing until further notice, and has canceled routine visa application processing and American Citizen services," the statement says.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Izdahar presents 'First to Fall' revealing the brutal reality of the Libyan war

Religion, international borders, oil, foreign aid or military dictators, are just some of the reasons that otherwise rational human beings can find themselves screaming with and holding grudges against their friends and family members.

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Iol.co.za

SA envoys work to end Gaza conflict

President Jacob Zuma's envoys to the Middle East have agreed to try to call an international conference to end Israel's occupation of Palestine territories, according to the Palestine Authority.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Scoop

Students to protest at Israeli memorial in Harris Street on Saturday

Press Release: Students for Justice in Palestine Marchers from Wellington Students for Justice in Palestine intend to lay memorials at the Rabin memorial in Harris Street during a protest rally for Gaza on Saturday.

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The Jewish Journal

Mid-East politics at Israel's Jerusalem International Film Festival

Speaking at the July 10 opening ceremony of this year's Jerusalem International Film Festival, which was moved at the last minute from the outdoor Sultan's Pool venue to protect guests from Hamas rockets, the mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, a former high-tech entrepreneur in a power suit, declared Israel "one of the strongest brands in the world."

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The Daily Star

Gaza conflict likely to dent, not break Israel economy

Tourists from Belgium and France walk near tanks at a staging area outside the northern Gaza Strip.

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Jerusalem Post

Cold Turkey

Given the hostility of the administration in Ankara, average Israelis have only their pride to gain by standing firm and reevaluating the purchase of Turkish products.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

News from America, 8:54 PMUS Embassy in Tel Aviv Severely Restricts Visas for Israelis

The US embassy in Tel Aviv has cancelled tourist visa applications for Israelis, according to a statement on its official website, in a move it claims is a matter of staffing and security.

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Jerusalem Post

PERSPECTIVES: Am Yisrael Fly

Whether eradicating diabolical tunnels or contending with cynically erected human shields, Israel refuses to shrink from responsibility for protecting its citizens.

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Al Bawaba

Mono-track mind: Is Gaza making us forget the extreme plight of other Arabs in the Middle East?

Crises are brewing all over the Middle East, but can the world only focus on one crisis at a time? .

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The Times of Israel

Lynchburg mayor studies Hebrew in Israel while rockets fly

Nothing was going to get in the way of Lynchburg, Virginia mayor Michael Gillette 's Hebrew studies in Jerusalem this summer.

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Forward

J Street's Gaza War Support Wins 'Moderate' Praise - But Alienates Some Backers

The last time Israel invaded Gaza, in 2008, the activist group J Street took a hard line against Operation Cast Lead.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Current Israeli Conflict Focus of Bi-Coastal Exhibition Series

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 30, 2014 -- via PRWEB - In its continuing quest to "empower Israel's childrenbeyond tennis", the Israel Tennis Centers Foundation proudly announced its August 2014 exhibition schedule.

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