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2 hrs ago | 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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Tue Jul 08, 2014

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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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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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Examiner.com

Globetrotting A to Z: Israel

As a Jewish state, Israel is automatically special to a group of people who experienced the worst imaginable horrors known to man, the Holocaust .

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Egged adds six new bus lines in Judea and Samaria

As residents of Judea and Samaria express concern over the frequency of public transportation and the resultant need to hitchhike, the Egged bus cooperative on Tuesday launched six new routes and announced improvements to several others.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Inside Israel, 12:06 PMIsrael's 'Empire State Building' Approved for Construction

Israel is set to get its own "Empire State Building" - a local planning commission in Ramat Gan has authorized plans for the construction of a 100 story tower on the Ramat Gan-Tel Aviv border.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Ynetnews

Ministers thwart Shabbat legislation

Tel Aviv's secular residents suffered a double blow in their fight for freedom from religion on Sunday when Interior Minister Gideon Sa'ar and Justice Minister Tzipi Livni thwarted two pieces of legislation that would allow the opening of businesses during Shabbat and the operations of public transport during Judaism's weekly day of rest.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Ynetnews

Tel Aviv celebrates White Night 2014

Tel Aviv is on Thursday night holding its annual all-night culture and entertainment event, running from the early evening hours to the break of dawn.

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Wisconsin Gazette

Israel hosts Mideast's only Pride parades

Shirtless Israeli men, colorfully dressed drag queens and others partied June 13 through central Tel Aviv as tens of thousands of people took part in the city's annual gay Pride parade, the largest event of its kind in the Middle East.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

Seattle Gay News

Tel Aviv - Celebrating Pride in the Middle East

Shirtless Israeli men, colorfully dressed drag queens, and countless partygoers celebrated Pride through central Tel Aviv as many thousands of people took part in the city's annual Gay Pride Parade, the largest of its kind in the Middle East.

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Mon Jun 16, 2014

Switched

The 28 Lessons You Learn On Birthright

Who would've thought that sleeping in the desert, riding camels, and eating an unlimited supply of hummus would make for the perfect week-and-a-half vacation? Anyone who's gone on a Birthright trip would know.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Largest Shabbat Dinner Ever Hosts 2,226

On Friday night, White City Shabbat set the Guinness World Record for the Largest Shabbat Dinner ever at the Hangar 11 in the port of Tel Aviv.

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The Daily Beast

The Negev Desert's Vanishing BedouinBy Ben Hattem

For decades, Israel has been funneling the Negev's Bedouin tribes onto reservation towns that offer little economic hope to the families living there.

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Sat Jun 14, 2014

QTMagazine

Pride Flag at U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv Incites Fury

Some responded with anger at the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv flying a Pride flag below the stars and stripes.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

Towleroad

Jake Gyllenhaal, ENDA, Tel Aviv, Harrison Ford

Jake Gyllenhaal to make Broadway debut ..."in British playwright Nick Payne's acclaimed experimental drama Constellations , which explores the potential of love, friendship and free will against a background of quantum physics."

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Daily Kos

Rainbow flags over Tel Aviv

With all the incessant, irrational bashing of Israel that takes place on this site, it is worth noting from time to time that Israel has a far superior human rights record than any of its neighbors.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Thousands at Israel gay parade, region's biggest

Tel Aviv is one of the few places in the Middle East where gays feel free to walk hand-in-hand and kiss in public.

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Jerusalem Post

Tel Aviv gears up for 16th-annual Gay Pride Parade

An estimated 130,000 people are expected to take streets of Israel's LGBT capitl, marching under the banner of equality; new parade route to end in party at Charles Clore Park; follow JPost's live Twitter coverage of the action.

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Thu Jun 12, 2014

EDGE

World's Largest Rainbow Flag Illuminates Tel Aviv Pride Week

A massive, illuminated Gay Pride flag consisting of 480 LED light bulbs, the world's largest rainbow flag, is currently adorning the Tel Aviv Municipality Building in Rabin Square in celebration of the city's 21st annual Pride Week taking place this week through June 13. Approximately 130,000 Israelis and travelers are expected to arrive in Tel ... (more)

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Forward

Israel Loves Gay Cash - Just Not Gay Marriage

What do you reckon is the busiest time of year for Tel Aviv's hotels - maybe the High Holidays? Perhaps Christmas/New Year's, when America's families are on vacation? How about Gay Pride Week? With the annual Gay Pride parade scheduled for this Friday, Tel Aviv's hotels are doing booming business, and anyone who didn't book a room in advance is ... (more)

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