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  1. Lord Balfour's BurdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | The Daily Star

    This year, the Palestinian nation marks one hundred years of the Balfour Declaration. Lord Arthur Balfour was a British foreign secretary who decided to change the identity and fate of Palestine, a land that he did not own, by promising it to the Zionist movement, and dramatically altering the history of the Palestinian people.

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  2. Balfour Declaration: How one letter - 67 words - changed the Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | USA Today

    Palestinian protesters burn a banner depicting Arthur Balfour and British and Israeli flags during a protest in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Nov. 1. LONDON - The Balfour Declaration was short - 67 words - but the letter sent 100 years ago Thursday from Britain's foreign secretary to the head of an influential Jewish banking family has had far-reaching consequences for the Middle East. In fact, Arthur Balfour's Nov. 2, 1917, missive to Lord Walter Rothschild eventually led to the creation of the state of Israel and marks the starting point of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that is still simmering today despite decades of diplomacy.

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  3. 100 years: Israelis, British honor Balfour Declaration, Palestinians protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | UPI

    Thousands gathered across the Middle East on Thursday to protest the centenary of Britain's declaration of support for a Jewish homeland in Palestine, some being met with military force. The so-called Balfour Declaration -- in which British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour sent a letter to Lord Rothschild in 1917 giving support for a Jewish homeland -- made way for the future establishment of Israel.

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  4. Palestinians bash Britain for Balfour Declaration celebrations in mass protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | Jerusalem Post

    Palestinian children hold signs protesting the UK's acknowledgment and celebration of the Balfour Declaration cenetennial in mass protests. . Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip marked the centennial of the Balfour Declaration Thursday with angry protests, stressing their view that it was the first step in a process of displacement and discrimination they feel is continuing to this day.

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  5. Balfour Declaration of Support for Jewish Homeland Still Divisive at 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | The New York Times

    It was the moment of conception of what would become the State of Israel - or it was the original sin in which Israel was conceived. The Balfour Declaration, the pivotal, 67-word assurance by the British foreign secretary that promised support for "the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people," turned 100 on Thursday, meeting with tributes in Jerusalem and London, and tear gas in Bethlehem.

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  6. Palestinians protest Balfour Declaration on centenaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | Fredericksburg.com

    A Palestinian protester carries a poster with a defaced photo of UK Prime Minister Theresa May, and Arthur Balfour, on the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, in Ramallah, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. Thousands of Palestinians have taken to the streets in protest across the West Bank marking a century since the Balfour Declaration, Britain's promise to Zionists to create a Jewish home in what is now Israel.

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  7. Balfour Declaration: How one letter - 67 words - changed the Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | USA Today

    Palestinian protesters burn a banner depicting Arthur Balfour and British and Israeli flags during a protest in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Nov. 1. LONDON - The Balfour Declaration was short - 67 words - but the letter sent 100 years ago Thursday from Britain's then foreign secretary to the head of an influential Jewish banking family had far-reaching consequences for the Middle East. In fact, Arthur Balfour's Nov. 2, 1917, missive to Lord Walter Rothschild eventually led to the creation of the state of Israel and effectively marks the starting point of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that is still simmering today despite decades of diplomacy.

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  8. Same-Sex Relations in the BibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | Psychology Today

    The Book of Leviticus clearly condemns same- sex relations, as well as touching pork, eating shellfish, and getting a tattoo or a round haircut: 'Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.' The punishment for those who engage in same-sex relations is harsh: 'they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.'

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  9. Bill Shorten slams Malcolm Turnbull for 'chaos' after High Court citizenship rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 29 | Sydney Morning Herald

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  10. Shorten slams Turnbull for 'turmoil'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | NEWS.com.au

    Bill Shorten will join Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to mark the 100th anniversary for the battle of Beersheba. Picture: AAP Image/Dan Peled BILL Shorten has landed in Israel for the commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the charge at Beersheba, with a dig at Malcolm Turnbull while pledging to leave partisan politics at home.

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  11. Palestinian hunger striker's health 'deteriorating'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | Al Jazeera

    A Palestinian prisoner's health is "rapidly deteriorating" as he enters his 12th day of hunger strike, according to his father. Hassan Showka, from the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, was arrested on September 29 without charges for a second consecutive time.

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  12. Labor and settlements: a love storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    The Labor Party led the settlement projects in the Jordan Valley and in the Sinai Desert, and it annexed east Jerusalem and built Ramat Eshkol, Gilo, Ramot and Armon Hanatziv. Celebrating in June 1977 the 10th anniversary of the kibbutz that by then sported blossoming apple orchards, a profitable gravel mine, elegant new houses and also 50 locally born babies, Labor Party daily Davar sent there a reporter and then headlined his cheering story: "The beautiful people of Merom Golan."

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  13. October 8, 2017: Israel's rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    In "Have we lost our senses?" , Asher Maoz states that "most international lawyers challenge Israel's right to establish settlements within the territories." And he adds: "Even regarding east Jerusalem the International Court of Justice declared that Israel holds it as an 'occupying power.'

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  14. Trumpa s a oeNewa Israeli-Palestinian Peace Plan Was Tried by Netanyahu 8 Years AgoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | The Jewish Press

    Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, US President Donald Trump shake hands at their meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly I call on the Arab countries to cooperate with the Palestinians and with us to advance an economic peace. An economic peace is not a substitute for a political peace, but an important element to achieving it.

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  15. Fighting Incitement, Aiding Integration In JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | The Jewish Press

    Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talks about brainwashing children in the Palestinian Authority in a new video message. Sept.

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  16. Bet on Trump or challenge Israel? Palestinians mull strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    After more than two decades of failures, Palestinians are increasingly questioning their leaders' strategy of reaching statehood through negotiations with Israel. A majority believes that the "two-state solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is no longer possible, despite pledges by President Donald Trump that he would try to broker a deal and a new round of Mideast meetings on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly this week.

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  17. Bet on Trump or challenge Israel? Palestinians mull strategy`Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    After more than two decades of failures, Palestinians are increasingly questioning their leaders' strategy of reaching statehood through negotiations with Israel. A majority believes that the "two-state solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is no longer possible, despite pledges by President Donald Trump that he would try to broker a deal and a new round of Mideast meetings on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly this week.

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  18. How Conana s Israel episode confronted the countrya s a polarizinga political issuesRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Conan O'Brien's trip to Israel, the setting of his latest "Conan Without Borders" special, found him sipping coffee with locals, floating in the Dead Sea and hilariously attempting to haggle with street vendors. But the special, which aired Tuesday night, wasn't all laughs: O'Brien also spoke to children at a Palestinian refugee camp, talked frankly with activists near the separation barrier in the West Bank and visited patients at an Israeli hospital on the Syrian Border.

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  19. This Week in Palestine, August 18, 2017Read the original story

    Sep 18, 2017 | Indybay.org

    Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, http://www.imemc.org , for August 12, to the 18, 2017. As Palestinian retreat demands of settlement construction halt, Israeli attacks in the West Bank leave two dozen injured civilians this week.

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  20. 'There is a promise to move the US embassy to Jerusalem'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely expressed her hope that the US embassy in Israel be relocated to the Israeli capital of Jerusalem in the coming year. "I hope that the Americans will be pioneers in this matter, and I know that there is a promise that was made to me by every American representative I met - that the president will keep his promise to transfer the embassy," Hotovely said in an interview with Arutz Sheva .

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