JERUSALEM (AP) — Residents of a hotly contested part of east Jerusalem said armed Israeli guards moved into two buildings in the area before dawn Monday — a step likely to raise already heightened tensions in the disputed neighborhood.

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Jews buy homes in contested Arab area of Jerusalem

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A compilation of essays tracing the presence of Jews in India, which have been modeled into two books– “Jews and the Indian Art Project” and “Western Jews in India”– edited by Dr Kenneth Robbins and Rabbi Marvin Tokayer was launched here recently.

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Life of Jews in India compiled in a book

The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews will soon launch its own program to help Jews immigrate to Israel. Some think that’s a bad mix. Click here for the rest of the article…

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Christian Evangelicals Push Aliyah — and Jews Are Concerned

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The Palestinian president says his people should guard a Jerusalem holy site revered by both Jews and Muslims against visiting Jews, who he referred to as a “herd of cattle.” Mahmoud Abbas' fiery rhetoric Saturday follows comments he made the previous day that Jews should be banned from visiting the site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary.

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Palestinian leader calls crowds of Jewish visitors at Jerusalem holy site "herd of cattle"

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian president says his people should guard a Jerusalem holy site revered by both Jews and Muslims against visiting Jews, who he referred to as a “herd of cattle.”

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Palestinian leader calls settlers "herd of cattle"

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When Hazel Kahan’s parents escaped Nazi Germany to the British-Indian city of Lahore, they didn’t expect that they would one day be interned — together with German Nazis. Click here for the rest of the article…

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When Jews Found Refuge in Pakistan

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Bad Jews is a family drama without parents, aunts, uncles and – most especially in this case – without a grandfather. There is none of the usual equipment for a dysfunctional family drama: no kitchen table, no drunks, no terrible secrets

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'Bad Jews' is good family drama

Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas on Friday called on his people to prevent Israeli settlers from entering Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque and use “all means” to protect the site.

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Abbas urges Palestinians to protect Al-Aqsa by 'all means'

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas suggested Jews should be banned from a holy site revered by both Jews and Muslims.

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Palestinians suggest banning Jews from holy site

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas suggested on Friday that Jews should be banned from a Jerusalem holy site revered by both Jews and Muslims.

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Abbas suggests ban on Jews at Jerusalem holy site

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