Israel's visceral election campaign has exposed a rift that many here thought had long subsided: the deep-seated schism between Jews of European and Middle Eastern descent. Leading up to the March 17 vote, Mizrahi, or Middle Eastern, Jews heavily backed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud Party, while Ashkenazi, or European, Jews mostly identified with the opposition Zionist Union. While …

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Israeli Election Bared Ethnic Tensions Among Jews

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the crossing palestine 2 Clips of some of the activities of “The Crossing Palestine” held Feb.

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Anne Frank wax figure at Madame Tussauds. (Credit: Getty Images) Chuck Bednar for @BednarChuck Anne Frank, the Jewish teenager whose diary recorded her experiences of hiding for two years with her family during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, died at least one month earlier than previously believed, according to new research released on Tuesday. The deaths of Anne and her sister Margo in the Bergen-Belsen Nazi concentration camp in northern Germany were believed to have taken place sometime in March, the Red Cross said at the time, and their official date of death was later set as March 31 by Dutch authorities.

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Did Anne Frank die earlier than we thought?

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What B'nai B'rith Senior Housing Means To One Resident In March, 2015, Judith G., a resident of the B'nai B'rith Homecrest House in Silver Spring, Md., wrote an unsolicited thank you to B'nai B'rith on Facebook.

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JERUSALEM, March 30 (Xinhua) — Israel and China on Monday launched a joint Israeli-Chinese Task Force to boost business cooperation between the two countries in Tel Aviv.

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KHAN YOUNES, March 29, 2015 (WAFA) The Israeli army Sunday quelled a peaceful demonstration east of Khan Younes, south of the Gaza Strip which took place to mark the occasion of Land Day, according to WAFA correspondent.

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Ed Adamczyk UNITED NATIONS, March 27 (UPI) — France will initiate discussions leading to a United Nations resolution of the Israel-Palestine conflict, the French foreign minister said Friday.

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France seeks U.N. resolution on Israel and Palestine

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This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office for the west bank of Jefferson Parish.

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Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office West Bank crime report, March 25

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Friday Family – Mashjar Juthour On March 6, 2015 Playgrounds for Palestine (PfP) partnered with Mashjar Juthour in Ramallah to host a Family Friday where children learned about Palestine's rich nature and particularly the… By: Shadi Baker

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