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  1. In Plain Language: Jonah and the whale: Escapism in Jewish lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Jerusalem Post

    But there is another theme at work in the story of Jonah that I would like to explore - the theme of Escapism. People pray ahead of Yom Kippur on the roof of a seminary overlooking the Western Wall, in Jerusalem's Old City in 2012..

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  2. Top 15 Places To Visit Before You DieRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Insider Monkey

    Top 15 Places To Visit Before You Die: Our world is vast and diverse, and deserves to be explored from head to toe. Both natural and man-made sites can prove to be awe-inspiring, and although most places are amazing in their own way, a few should truly not be missed.

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  3. People & PlacesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    While many travelers had second thoughts about visiting Israel this past summer amid escalating violence there, 17-year-old Julia Book of Fairfax was not deterred and proceeded with plans to take part in a research program at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa.

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  4. American beauty queens visit KnessetRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    The Knesset hosted Thursday a delegation of visiting beauty queens from the US, who are touring the country as part of a public diplomacy project, The Face of Israel . The visit was a bright spot in Israel-US relations after a day which saw the Obama administration heavily criticizing Israel for a plan, whose final approval was announced Wednesday, to build 2,600 apartments in the East Jerusalem Givat Hamatos neighborhood.

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  5. Doha Bank opens its first electronic banking branch in UAERead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AME Info

    The British Embassy Abu Dhabi has vacancies for temporary Entry Clearance Officers to join its UK Visas Immigration department for the summer period starting in February to September 2015. The objective of this role is to provide high quality, efficient and non-discriminatory visa application processing which meets published standards and to provide all customers with a firm, fast and fair service.

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  6. Al Ain Water wins 'Best Water Suppliers' at the 2nd Middle East Food Industry Excellence AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AME Info

    The British Embassy Abu Dhabi has vacancies for temporary Entry Clearance Officers to join its UK Visas Immigration department for the summer period starting in February to September 2015. The objective of this role is to provide high quality, efficient and non-discriminatory visa application processing which meets published standards and to provide all customers with a firm, fast and fair service.

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  7. Bride faces life apart from her husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Jewish Chronicle

    A couple have been forced to start married life apart because the bride has been refused entry into the UK. Israeli Sivan Ben Abu wed Londoner Oliver Stopnitzky in Tel Aviv last week, but Mr Stopnitzky returned home alone after the ceremony.

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  8. Airport seizes 750 iPhone 6s being smuggled into LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: A traveler was busted attempting to smuggle 750 iPhone 6 handsets into Lebanon via Beirut's Rafic Hariri Airport, an airport official told The Daily Star. While the recently-released iPhone 6 is yet to officially reach Lebanon, the cell phone market in the country is saturated with smuggled handsets and demand for an early look-in for the iPhone 6 is likely to be high.

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  9. Respect for the lawRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ON THE 20th anniversary in 2012 of the death of Israel's first right- wing prime minister, Menachem Begin, the Israel State Archives released selected documents that helped clarify Begin's character and views. His famous statement "There are judges in Jerusalem," was in response to the 1978 Supreme Court decision to accept the state's position on the expropriation of land for the Beit El settlement.

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  10. Food Story: From Mumbai to Calicut, the evolution of the coastal cuisineRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Mention coastal cuisine, and it's assumed that it would be seafood and coconut that would be talked about. The impression isn't out of sync.

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  11. Defending the Faith: October's Feast of TabernaclesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Before he died, King Benjamin gathered his people to the temple to speak to them. Speaking from a tower, he taught his people to serve one another and to keep the commandments.

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  12. Invest In Unity, Not DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    The sporting world understands the importance of unity within a team. This was illustrated last weekend when a united European team heavily defeated a US team which publicly aired its divisions quickly thereafter .

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  13. Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - AustriaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | World Health Organization

    On 30 September 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for Austria notified WHO via the European Commission's Early Warning and Response System of a laboratory confirmed case of Middle-East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection diagnosed in Vienna, Austria. This is the first MERS-CoV case in Austria.

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  14. Shares in Dubai's Emaar Malls surge...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Shares of the retail division of Dubai's Emaar Properties surged in first trading Thursday after an initial public offering that highlighted a return of investor confidence in the Gulf market. Shares in Emaar Malls, owner of the Dubai Mall , surge in first trading after an initial public offering that highlighted a return of investor confidence in the Gulf market The IPO of Emaar Malls Group -- which owns one the world's largest shopping centres, the Dubai Mall -- was aimed at raising $1.58 billion but was 30 times oversubscribed.

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  15. Mother-of-six who took all her children out of school for 9-day...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Mother-of-six who took all her children out of school for 9-day family holiday threatened with criminal record for aiding truancy Mosses took their children Saxon, 13, Honey, 12, Floyd, 10, Albany, 8, Darling, 5, and Ezme, 13 months, anyway A mother of six has claimed she was threatened with a criminal record for taking her children out of a school for a family holiday. Amanda Moss, 42, of Liverpool, and her company director husband Simon, 49, wanted to take their six children on a 17-day trip to Israel for their elder son's bar mitzvah, which they'd booked soon after he was born 13 years ago.

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  16. Inside Israel, 12:06 PMWhy Are Islamists Obsessed with Jews on the Temple Mount?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    That's a question the Temple Institute is asking in a new video illustrating the shocking harassment, intimidation and violence faced by Jewish pilgrims to the holiest site in Judaism at the hands of Muslim extremists. The video is a montage of several clips - all taken by Muslim worshippers on a single day - showing small groups of Jews on the Mount being verbally and, in at least one case, physically assaulted by mobs of Islamists in an attempt to drive them from the holy site.

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  17. Gearing up for successRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    After the success of the first Jerusalem Formula Road Show last year, the second edition will have a more local flavor next week. The rise of young Israeli racing drivers over recent years will be acknowledged on the streets of the capital this coming Monday and Tuesday , with Roy Nissany, Bar Baruch, Alon Day and Yarin Stern set to drive their competition cars alongside countless other racing attractions.

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    6 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Emirates, a global connector of people and places celebrates the launch of its fourth daily nonstop passenger service to Imam Khomeini International Airport, Tehran with the landing of a one-off Airbus A380 service. On-board the A380 flight was a VIP delegation from Iran and Dubai, senior executives from Emirates led by Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Emirates' Divisional Senior Vice President for Commercial Operations Centre, as well as international media.

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  19. A suite in CaesareaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Sometimes a trip is about where you're going, sometimes it's about the people you're traveling with, and sometimes it's about the people you meet when you're there. Airbnb provides the opportunity to not only go to amazing and unique places but also to meet incredible people.

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  20. Joan Rivers' High Holy Day SermonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    Saturday, Yom Kippur, marks thirty days since Joan Rivers' passing. She may not have been a rabbi , but she had a thing or two to teach us about Jewishness.

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