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Jews pray on Temple Mount for slain policemen, Muslims protest security

Jewish visitors were granted permission to ascend the Temple Mount on Monday, June 17, three days after a deadly terror attack near the flashpoint holy site.

Tuesday 07/18/2017
Pence promises US will move embassy to Jerusalem
Posted: July 18, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that relocating the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is only a matter of time.

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Monday 07/17/2017
Israel and Palestinians agree on historic Red Sea-Dead Sea water deal
Posted: July 17, 2017

President Donald Trump’s international negotiations representative, Jason Greenblatt, Thursday announced an agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) on a historic Red Sea-Dead Sea canal.

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Canadian agency reverses ban on ‘Israel’ labels for Judea and Samaria wines
Posted: July 17, 2017

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) walked back a ban on the use of “Product of Israel” labels for wines produced in Judea and Samaria.

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Hamas calls for more terror attacks as Israel reopens Temple Mount
Posted: July 17, 2017

The Palestinian terror group Hamas called for additional terror attacks in Jerusalem, and against Israelis living in Judea and Samaria, as the Temple Mount gradually reopened Sunday afternoon with bolstered security.

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Friday 07/14/2017
Two Israeli Druze police officers killed in Temple Mount terror attack
Posted: July 14, 2017

Two Israeli Druze police officers were killed by Arab terrorists in an attack early Friday morning near Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

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Wednesday 07/12/2017
Israeli player Casspi signs with Golden State Warriors
Posted: July 12, 2017

Israeli basketball player Omri Casspi signed a one-year contract with the Golden State Warriors, the 2017 National Basketball Association (NBA) champions.

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More than 200 North Americans make aliyah on Fourth of July
Posted: July 12, 2017

More than 200 Americans and Canadians landed in Israel on the July Fourth holiday as part of the Jewish state’s latest group of immigrants (olim).

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United Church of Christ condemns Israel for alleged treatment of Palestinian children
Posted: July 12, 2017

The United Church of Christ (UCC) — one of the largest mainline Protestant churches in America with 915,000 members — overwhelmingly approved a resolution condemning Israel for its alleged treatment of Palestinian children. The resolution, “A Call for the United Church of Christ to Advocate for the Rights of Children Living Under Israeli Military Occupation,” was approved last week at the UCC synod in Baltimore, with 79 percent voting in favor, 13 percent against and 9 percent abstaining.

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Israeli and Palestinian rescue teams hold joint exercise in Judea and Samaria
Posted: July 12, 2017

Israeli and Palestinian rescue and security teams participated in a joint drill simulating an emergency rescue exercise following a fatal car crash.

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