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Millions of Israeli children said at risk of stunted development, possibly from desalinated water

JERUSALEM — Israel’s first-ever national survey of iodine levels in the population revealed widespread deficiencies, which could mean millions of children are at risk of stunted development.

Thursday 03/23/2017
Israeli-American teen arrested for over 100 JCC bomb threats
Posted: March 23, 2017

JERUSALEM — An Israeli teenager who also has American citizenship was arrested on suspicion of making more than 100 bomb threats on Jewish institutions in the United States.

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Tuesday 03/07/2017
Tel Aviv and Jerusalem marathons revel in a 'healthy competition'
Posted: March 07, 2017

TEL AVIV  – Noah Roth likes to recall two moments from Israeli marathons in which he’s raced: a competitor in Jerusalem breezing by him in 2010 wearing all-black, haredi Orthodox garb but for a white athletic shirt; and a Russian woman on this city’s Allenby Street who last year handed sprinters cups of clear-liquid refreshment – not water, but vodka.

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Wednesday 03/01/2017
Team Israel holds mini-camp in Scottsdale
Posted: March 01, 2017

Team Israel will play in the World Baseball Classic for the first time ever, and last weekend, before heading to games in Seoul, South Korea, the team held a mini-camp in Scottsdale.

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Wednesday 02/15/2017
US-Israel cybersecurity ties grow as enemies move battlefield online
Posted: February 15, 2017

Israel’s standing as a global cybersecurity powerhouse advanced in recent weeks, with the U.S. House of Representatives passing new legislation that would improve American-Israeli cooperation in that sector.

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Wednesday 02/08/2017
Future of Israel’s settlement enterprise at crossroads following Amona evacuation
Posted: February 08, 2017

Israel carried out the much-discussed evacuation of the Jewish outpost of Amona last week in a process that raised renewed questions about the future of Israeli settlements, with Israeli lawmakers seeking to retroactively legalize numerous outposts and the Trump administration possibly offering newfound support for the settlement enterprise.

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Wednesday 02/01/2017
Police evacuating Amona outpost met by hundreds of protesters
Posted: February 01, 2017

JERUSALEM — Police and security officers evacuating homes in the West Bank outpost of Amona were greeted by hundreds of activists, including some throwing stones.

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Tuesday 01/31/2017
Amona outpost residents given 48 hours to evacuate
Posted: January 31, 2017

JERUSALEM – Residents of the Amona outpost in the West Bank have been notified that they have 48 hours to leave ahead of its demolition.

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Tuesday 01/24/2017
Israeli army has a smoking problem, new study finds
Posted: January 24, 2017

TEL AVIV – Nearly 40 percent of Israelis are smokers by the time they finish their compulsory army service, according to a new study.

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Wednesday 01/18/2017
In Israel, religious single moms gain greater acceptance
Posted: January 18, 2017

When Alexandra Benjamin was pregnant recently with her son, she went shopping for appliances for her new apartment in Jerusalem.

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