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Bibi and Barack part amiably as chilly US-Israel relations thaw

Bibi and Barack part amiably as chilly US-Israel relations thaw

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WASHINGTON – When President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met for what was likely to be the last time as leaders of their countries, the most important thing they said was "see you soon."

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Most Israeli and American Jews want Israel to recognize non-Orthodox marriages, conversions: A large majority of American and Israeli Jews say…

Spencer Tunick photographs nude models at Dead Sea to raise awareness of ‘disaster’ there

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International photographic artist Spencer Tunick photographed 15 nude Israeli men and women at the Dead Sea to raise awareness of its deterior…

Obama tells UN Israel can’t permanently ‘occupy’ Palestinian land

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U.S. President Barack Obama summarized his analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in his final address to the United Nations General Ass…

Shimon Peres’ condition remains unchanged a week after stroke

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JERUSALEM  — Treatment for former Israeli President Shimon Peres, who suffered a massive stroke a week ago, remains unchanged following the re…

Postal service delivers letters to God to Western Wall

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Letters from around the world addressed to God, Our Heavenly Father and the Kotel are delivered to the Western Wall before the High Holidays a…

Obama airs settlement concerns, Netanyahu praises US friendship in their likely final meeting

Obama airs settlement concerns, Netanyahu praises US friendship in their likely final meeting

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President Barack Obama expressed concern about settlement activity and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called America Israel’s best friend a…

Peres condition unchanged, CT scan shows

Peres condition unchanged, CT scan shows

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JERUSALEM — Former Israeli President Shimon Peres remains in serious but stable condition, a CT scan showed five days after he suffered a mass…

Jewish groups decry church councils’ anti-occupation Israel statement

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Two leading Christian groups blamed Israel almost entirely for the conflict with the Palestinians and called on the United States to cut defen…

US-run fund begins reimbursing survivors shipped to Nazi camps via French trains

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Payments have started issuing from a U.S.-run compensation fund for Holocaust survivors deported to Nazi camps via the French rail system.

Arsonist who torched Orlando club shooter’s mosque has Messianic Jewish ties

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The Florida man who confessed to setting fire to the mosque of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen has ties to Messianic Judaism.

Israeli troops kill 2 allegedly attempting attacks

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Israeli troops killed two people in separate incidents during attempts to attack Israelis, an army spokesperson said.

Ehud Barak: Netanyahu’s fight with Obama cost Israel $4.5 billion in defense aid

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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak said that Benjamin Netanyahu cost Israel $4.5 billion in defense aid because of Netanyahu’s strained …

Ramat-Gan statue attracts women hoping to conceive

Ramat-Gan statue attracts women hoping to conceive

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An Israeli municipality near Tel Aviv urged young religious women to refrain from touching a statue that some visitors believe has the power t…

Israel’s allies vastly inflate anti-Semitism problem, Belgian charity boss says

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An employee of a Belgian state-funded charity who was denied entry into Israel said Israel’s supporters were “inflating” Belgium’s anti-Semiti…

Newsweek Middle East editor posts anti-Semitic invective following criticism

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An editor for Newsweek Middle East magazine posted classic anti-Semitic expressions on Twitter in response to pro-Israel critics of a magazine…

World’s oldest man, a Holocaust survivor in Israel, to celebrate bar mitzvah 100 years late

World’s oldest man, a Holocaust survivor in Israel, to celebrate bar mitzvah 100 years late

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JERUSALEM — The world’s oldest man, 113-year-old Yisrael Kristal, a Holocaust survivor living in Israel, will celebrate his bar mitzvah soon.

Day after stroke, Shimon Peres ‘responsive’ but remains sedated

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JERUSALEM — Shimon Peres was responsive when briefly taken off medications keeping him in a medically induced coma, his doctor said a day afte…

Congresswoman nixes BDS briefing in Capitol Hill building booked in her name

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WASHINGTON — A congresswoman whose office was set to sponsor the first conference in a congressional building backing the movement to boycott …

Israel and the United States conclude 10-year defense assistance pact

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WASHINGTON — Israel and the United States concluded an agreement to extend defense assistance for a decade.