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6 hrs ago | Baltimore Jewish Times

Keeping Them Safe

The Iron Dome missile defense system launches an intercepting missile near the Gaza border in southern Israel on Tuesday, the first day of Operation Protective Edge.

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7 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

In Tel Aviv, keep calm and tip the sushi guy

When the first sirens of the day wailed through Tel Aviv Thursday morning a few minutes before 8 a.m., a number of Tel Avivians were still in bed.

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9 hrs ago | Fortune

Israeli startups flock to New York

About ten new Israeli startups are added to the New York community every month, a trend Guy Franklin has been noticing for the past six months.

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14 hrs ago | The London Free Press

Yehuda Farhi remembered as modest man who treated everyone with respect

Yehuda Farhi, with his son Shmuel, is remembered as a former Israeli soldier who believed in peace and counted Jews and Muslims friends.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Breitbart.com

Are Christians Forgotten in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?

When Pope Francis visited the Holy Land in May, he wasn't there as an emissary to the Muslims or to the Jews in the area.

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Western Star

Rocket attack in Jerusalem won't sway delegation from its intended purpose: Byrne

Liberal MPs Gerry Byrne and Yvonne Jones had to take cover in the Tower of David Tuesday night when rocket attacks hit the city of Jerusalem.

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The Washington Post

As rockets fall, Tel Aviv shrugs and sips lattes

It was noon on Wednesday, but the blazing midday sun had not deterred Nira Eilam and two friends from getting together outside a cafe for a quick coffee and chat.

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Jerusalem Post

Media comment: The mistreatment of Minister Gideon Sa'ar

There is a real dilemma here. On the one hand, the more business there is the lower the prices, and everyone gains.

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Examiner.com

A sad trip to Israel

Driving to the airport on Wednesday afternoon, I was filled with sadness and incredibly broken spirits.

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Canada.com

David Azrieli, Canadian billionaire and real estate tycoon, dies at age 92

Ranked the ninth-richest Canadian by Forbes last year, David Azrielli stepped down early this month as chairman of his Tel Aviv-based Azrieli Group Ltd. "due to the deterioration in his health."

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Tyler Morning Telegraph

Tyler rabbi on study trip amid attacks

Now on a trip to Israel, Rabbi Neal Katz, of Tyler's Congregation Beth El, described on his Facebook page having to take cover in a shelter as Israel and the Gaza militants group Hamas hurled rockets at each other on Tuesday.

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Forbes.com

3 Entrepreneurs Capitalizing on the World's Fastest-Growing E-Commerce Market

ShopGo's offices look like those of a tech startup's anywhere in the world: Young men in slouchy shirts hover over computers, ear buds inserted.

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Free Republic

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Rockets Fired at Tel Aviv

As a result of the July 8 rocket attacks on Tel Aviv and the potential for further attacks, U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv will operate at minimal staffing until further notice.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Jerusalem Post

An unfolding of beauty

Edo, which was what the city of Tokyo was called prior to 1868, is a place in time possessed with almost mythical connotations for lovers and adherents of Japanese art.

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KRVN-AM Lexington

US Embassy in Israel to 'Operate at Minimal Staffing' After Rocket Attacks

Following rocket attacks on Tel Aviv, the U.S. Embassy in the Israeli city, "will operate at minimal staffing until further notice," officials said Tuesday.

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Scoop

NZ concerned by violence in Gaza and Israel

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully says New Zealand is greatly concerned at the recent escalation of violence in Gaza and Israel, and in particular the deaths of civilians.

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The Independent

Donald Macintyre's Sketch: A journey into a past riddled with loose ends and so-so debate

Donald Macintyre writes political sketches for The Independent, having been Jerusalem correspondent since 2004, covering Israel and the Occupied Territories, as well as travelling for the paper to Iraq, Turkey, Jordan, Libya and Egypt.

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Western Star

Deer Lake native working in the oil industry in Iraq

The Deer Lake native said he's always looking for "something different," and that adventuresome spirit led him to getting his pilot's licence and travelling to other parts of the world.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Mountain Xpress

Lion kings: Zvuloon Dub System brings Israeli/Ethiopian reggae to Asheville

Hear them roar: Tel Aviv-based Zvuloon Dub System embarks on its first tour of the U.S. Photo by Noam Chojnowski As far back as Asaf Smilan can remember, the Lion of Judah has been present in his life.

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Jerusalem Post

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem holds official grand opening gala

Simon Vincent, president of Europe, Middle East and Africa and executive vice president of Hilton Worldwide, addresses the gala reception at the Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem on Monday night.

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