NEW YORK (AP) — A globally prominent rabbi led Jewish teenagers in a prayer vigil Monday outside the Metropolitan Opera to protest an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.

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Oct 20 2014 / 8:00 pm Palestinian Authority police regularly detain people in the West Bank due to their political affiliation, an official said Sunday. Khalil Assaf, a member of the subcommittee on civil liberties formed after the West Bank-Gaza unity government was sworn in in June, told Maan that regardless of the committees formation, none of its recommendations have been implemented

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Official: PA Forces Regularly Conduct politically Motivated Arrests

Oct 20 2014 / 8:00 pm The Hamas movement on Sunday urged the Palestinian Authority to facilitate the entry of construction material into the besieged Gaza Strip in order to speed up the reconstruction ahead of winter, as the first major rain of the fall season highlighted the challenges still facing tens of thousands of displaced Gazans.

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Hamas Blasts PA for Failing to Begin Gaza Reconstruction

Jefferson Parish School Board candidates competing in races to represent the West Bank are expected to participate in a forum Monday (Oct.

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Jefferson Parish School Board forum Monday(Oct. 20) focuses on West Bank districts

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – U.N.

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U.N. questions Israel on Palestinians' rights

* UN experts examine record on civil, political rights * Press Israeli delegation on punitive house demolitions * Say Israel has ignored calls to halt settlements (adds quotes by chairman, expert) By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Oct 20 (Reuters) – U.N. experts questioned Israeli officials on Monday over alleged rights abuses ranging from the demolition of Palestinian houses and the expansion of …

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Jerusalem (AFP) – The Israel Football Association said Monday it is to take disciplinary measures against an Arab club in the Premier League over a tribute it paid to a fugitive former MP.

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Israel football body to discipline Arab team Bnei Sakhnin

Eva Schloss to share her experiences at Chabad event Published Oct 20, 2014 at 1:33 pm (Updated Oct 20, 2014) What: Mrs.

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Peace between Palestine and Israel depends on Tel-Aviv and Washington, according to Magid Shihade, a political scientist at Birzeit University and currently a visiting professor at the University of California at Davis.

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The U.S. and Israel want to marginalize the Palestinians

Peace between Palestine and Israel depends on Tel-Aviv and Washington, according to Magid Shihade, a political scientist at Birzeit University and currently a visiting professor at the University of California at Davis.

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“The U.S. and Israel want to marginalize the Palestinians”