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Tuesday Jul 8 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Inside Israel, 12:02 PMMeretz Head Slams IDF Operation and 'Warmongering'

MK Zehava Galon, Chairperson of the far-left Meretz party, spoke with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday morning, demanding that he cancel Operation Protective Edge which was launched the previous night in response to the flood of Gaza rocket fire.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Rockets hit Sderot as visiting MKs debate military action

During the meeting with MK Davidi, MK Regev called to take citizenship away from Israeli-Arabs who incite to terrorism.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Jerusalem Post

MK Gal-On: Liberman is 'fanning flames' of hate and racism

FM Avigdor Liberman says Israeli Arabs who rioted Friday belong in prison; Meretz chairwoman accuses FM of promoting hate between Jews and Arabs.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Ynetnews

Thousands protest in Tel Aviv: Destroying Gaza won't lead to calm

While some in the right are calling for revenge for the kidnapping and murder of Eyal Yifrach, Gil-Ad Shaer and Naftali Frenkel, hundreds of protesters gathered at HaBima Square in Tel Aviv on Thursday evening urging "No to Escalation, No to Revenge."

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Jerusalem Post

Meretz chairwoman: Gaza rocket fire constitutes terrorism, but Israel must show restraint

Meretz chairwoman Zehava Gal-On said rocket fire from Gaza is terrorism that has no legitimacy.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Times of Israel

In Jerusalem, cries to 'stop the cycle of blood'

Hundreds of Israelis gathered in downtown Jerusalem Wednesday evening to protest a wave of nationalistic violence that swept the city a day earlier.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Instapundit

The Time for Meaningful Action Has Come

The response to the murder of the three abducted Israeli teens, Eyal Yifrah, Gilad Shaar, and Naftali Fraenkel, has been predictable in its call for restraint and moderation.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Think About it: Poverty and health, a tale of two committees

Two committee reports on important social issues were published last week. The first committee, on the war against poverty, submitted its report on June 23. The second committee, on strengthening public health, submitted its report two days later.

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Jerusalem Post

Ministers vote against requiring high schools in Israel to teach Arabic

MK Issawi Frej says that with vote Israel chose not to "strengthen the familiarity between different parts of Israeli society."

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Jerusalem Post

MKs on left and right unite to strengthen mothers of kidnapped teens

Mothers of the three youths come to Knesset, where MKs from nearly every party from Meretz to the Bayit Yehudi showed their support; "We pray and beg God, but he will do what is right," one of the mothers says.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Forward

Pluralism Advocates Seek State Funding for Non-Orthodox in Israel

At 3:30 Shavuot morning, more than 100 people are seated on folding chairs singing in Yiddish as men walk around with shots of vodka and cups of coffee.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Abbas: Netanyahu's destructive operation threatens to ignite the West Bank

PA president reiterates commitment to helping Israel find kidnapped teens in conversation with Meretz leader Gal-On, but warns "cold-blooded shooting of innocent Palestinians" may cause situation to spiral out of control.

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Ynetnews

Abbas spoke with Meretz's Galon, stressed commitment to bring teens safely home

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas spoke by telephone with Meretz Chairwoman Zehava Galon and stressed his deep commitment to making sure that the three missing teens return home safely.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Defense/Security, 6:16 AMMeretz Head: IDF Operation is Only to Punish the PA

MK Zehava Galon, head of the leftist Meretz party, claimed on Wednesday that the IDF's Operation Brother's Keeper, launched after three teenagers were kidnapped by terrorists, is no longer effective.

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The Daily Star

Israel approves 172 new settler homes

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Israel gave approval Wednesday for the construction of 172 new homes for Jewish settlers in annexed east Jerusalem, a city councilor said, nearly two weeks after it announced thousands.

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Sun Jun 15, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Headline issues: June 16, 2014

With regard to "Israel advances plans for 1,083 settler homes" , who are you, The New York Times? What kind of headline is that? Headline issues Sir, With regard to "Israel advances plans for 1,083 settler homes" , who are you, The New York Times? What kind of headline is that? How about "Israel advances plans for 1,083 new homes in Judea and ... (more)

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