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Reform Jewry that even an Israeli could understand

Written on November 23rd, 2014 & filed under Israeli History Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Every Saturday a group of Israeli settlers and Jewish tourists, escorted by dozens of Israeli soldiers, parade through the Old City of Hebron, in the West Bank, on a tour, in which they hear an exclusive rightwing Jewish narrative of the city’s history. Last Saturday, however, was a holiday commemorating Abrahams purchase of land in Hebron to bury his wife Sarah, so an unusually large number of Israeli settlers, Jewish tourists (many from New York), and Israeli border police and soldiers were present

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Holy Land: Israeli group closes down Old City of Hebron to Palestinians

Written on November 21st, 2014 & filed under Israeli History Tags: , , , , , , ,

Ashkelon Moves To Bar Laborers Bibi Slams Move wikipedia Published November 20, 2014. An Israeli mayor has imposed a partial ban on employing Arab workers in his city in a sign of mounting security concerns after a surge in deadly Palestinian attacks

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Israeli Mayor Bans Arab Workers After Terror Attack

It’s quite a distance between the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, with its strip malls and housing tracts, and the Galilee town of Kafr Kana and its boxy white homes, winding roads and minarets

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Israeli Arabs, an imaginary enemy

Har Nof, Jerusalem Dov Sorotzkin was awakened Tuesday by gunfire between Palestinian assailants and Israeli police at his synagogue. On Wednesday, he and his wife returned to their place of worship to celebrate their newborn sons brit mila, or circumcision.

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Jerusalem synagogue attack: Day later, site is symbol of faith, determination (+video)

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Jerusalem synagogue attack: Day later, site is symbol of faith, determination

JERUSALEM With Israel vowing to use a heavy hand in response to Tuesdays attack on a synagogue by two Palestinians that left four Israelis dead and six wounded, the violence has taken on renewed and dangerous dimensions, analysts say. For weeks now, simmering tensions between Israelis and Palestinians have boiled over into a rash of attacks against Israelis, clashes between Palestinians and police, and attacks at mosques and synagogues. Israeli and Palestinian leaders have reacted strongly to the violence, in which more than one dozen Israelis and Palestinians have been killed and dozens more have been injured.

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Israeli-Palestinian Tensions Spur Renewed Violence

WASHINGTON (CNN) Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday condemned the attack on a Jerusalem synagogue that killed four Israelis as an act of pure terror.

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Three U.S.-Israeli citizens among dead in Jerusalem synagogue attack

UPDATE, 6 a.m. Three of the men killed in Tuesday’s attack at a Jerusalem synagogue were dual Israeli-U.S. citizens, and the fourth was a dual British-Israeli citizen, Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.

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CNN: 3 Dual Israeli-U.S. Citizens Killed In Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

JERUSALEM Two knife- and ax-wielding Palestinian men broke into a Jerusalem synagogue Tuesday morning and killed four worshipers, Israeli police said. Three of the men killed in the attack were dual Israeli-U.S. citizens, and the fourth was a dual British-Israeli citizen, Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said

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Three Americans among four dead in Jerusalem synagogue attack

Written on November 18th, 2014 & filed under Israeli History Tags: , , , , , , , , ,