Oct 31, 2014 2:08pm Israeli border police block a road as Palestinians pray in Jerusalem, Oct.

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Clashes in Jerusalem, West Bank Amid Rising Tension

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Reviving Jewish history in Warsaw

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Israel partially reopened access to the Temple Mount for Muslim prayers Friday, a day after taking a rare step of closing it amid Israeli-Palestinian tensions following the shooting of a controversial rabbi and subsequent killing of a suspect.

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An exhibition at Pragues DOX gallery features wide-ranging depictions of Israel and the West Bank by 12 renowned photographers from around the world, including one of the greatest Czech photographers, Josef Koudelka. The exhibit, entitled This Place, explores the complexities of life in Israel, and offers an unusual take on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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This Place exhibit looks at Israel through the eyes of 12 international photographers

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West Bank clashes after Muslim prayers as Al-Aqsa mosque reopens

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Friday October 31, 2014 10:57 AM The Associated Press (c) 2014, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON The voyeurism case against Rabbi Barry Freundel prompted calls for reform in his Modern Orthodox community this week, with a key rabbinical group creating a committee to improve the conversion process and other leaders calling for women to have a more prominent role in the use of the mikvah, or ritual bath.

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Rabbi's voyeurism case spurs calls for reform

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An exhibit that tells the story of Anne Frank is coming to Rocky River Middle School in November. That’s some of what’s happening in Bay Village, Rocky River and Westlake. Anne Frank:An exhibit that chronicles the life of Anne Frank, the Jewish girl who wrote her famous diary while hiding from the Nazis, will be on display at Rocky River Middle School from Nov

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Anne Frank exhibit coming to Rocky River: West Shore Morning Links

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel reopened a contested Jerusalem holy site on Friday and deployed more than 1,000 security personnel following clashes the previous day between Palestinians and Israeli riot police that had ratcheted up already heightened tensions in the city.

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WHAT IS PALESTINE WHO ARE THE PALESTINIANS By: Israeli Jewish National Front

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WHAT IS PALESTINE WHO ARE THE PALESTINIANS – Video

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Palestinians queue to board a bus from the Israeli army crossing Eyal, near the West Bank town of Qalqilya, into the Israeli city Tel Aviv(Getty Images) American Jewish organisations have started lobbying the Israeli government against a plan put forward by Israeli Defence MinisterMoshe Yaalon to prevent Palestinians from riding the same buses as Israeli settlers. The influential Anti-Defamation League, the Middle East policy group and the Reform movement have all welcomed an appeal by an Israel’s Labour party offshoot to distance themselves from Yaalon’s measure

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US Jewish Groups Reject Israel's Palestinian Bus Separation Plan

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