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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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Chicago Jewish Community

New initiative aims to improve Israel experiences, education in Jewish day schools

To help infuse Israel into all aspects of school life and learning, the iCenter, a national Israel education organization, is launching iNfuse: Israel in Jewish Day Schools and announcing the selection of six exemplary day schools from across North America for the pilot program.

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The Washington Post

Hamas demands for cease-fire and Israel's concerns

Smoke and flames rise from the Gaza power plant after it was hit by Israeli strikes, in the Nusseirat Refugee Camp, central Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Hamas demands for cease-fire and Israel's concerns

Smoke and flames rise from the Gaza power plant after it was hit by Israeli strikes, in the Nusseirat Refugee Camp, central Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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Independent.ie

Belgium advises retailers to label products from Israel

Belgium advised retailers today to clearly label the origin of products made in Israeli settlements that are in occupied territories where Palestinians seek statehood.

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State Department

Daily Press Briefing - July 28, 2014

MS. PSAKI: Thank you. I was going to make up a story, but I couldn't come up with a good one.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Chicago Jewish Community

Israel Science and Technology: August

ZUtA Labs cofounder Tuvia Elbaum explains that printers consist of a printhead running on a moving piece of paper.

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New Jersey Jewish News

Locals visiting Israel: War's having dire effects

Cantor Bruce Rockman of Congregation B'nai Tikvah in North Brunswick is spending July in ulpan at the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem.

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