JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Divisions within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's governing coalition delayed on Sunday a preliminary vote on a proposed law to declare Israel the nation-state of the Jewish people. Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, who heads a centrist party, has expressed concern that the rightist-backed legislation would put preservation of Israel's Jewish character above democratic …

Israel's proposed Jewish nation-state law hits hurdle

Richard Cohen explores the rise of Zionism, the creation of Israel, and the nation?s current-day challenges.

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Book review: ‘Israel: Is It Good for the Jews?’ by Richard Cohen

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The Scottish Government has urged Westminster to recognise Palestine as an independent state and invited the nation to establish its first European Consulate in Edinburgh.

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JERUSALEM (Morning Star News) – A British messianic Jew deported from Israel last year for participating in an evangelistic outreach to Jews confirmed that he will appeal his case to the nation’s supreme court. Barry Barnett, 50, left the country on Dec.

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Messianic Jew Deported From Israel Over Evangelism Efforts to Appeal to Supreme Court

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Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Loefven said on Oct.

Israel to Summon Swedish Envoy Over Palestine Recognition

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West Bank named top small bank 3rd year in a row

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One Nation in Gaza July/August 2014 – Iftaar, Food Parcels, Cash Relief OneNation in Gaza 2014 Iftar, Food parcels and urgent cash relief DONATE – Alhumdullilah we just received this video from our team in Gaza…

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One Nation in Gaza July/August 2014 – Iftaar, Food Parcels, Cash Relief – Video

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NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ –AJC welcomes adoption by the Greek Parliament of a new law to combat and penalize acts of racism and Holocaust denial.

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WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Cooperation between the United States and Israel on \"security, and especially intelligence, is better than ever,\" Yuval Steinitz, Israel's Minister of Intelligence, told the AJC Global Forum.

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Israeli Minister Yuval Steinitz Addresses AJC

Why would nominally Jewish organizations like the Anti – Defamation League ( ADL ) and National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC) whitewash anti-Semitic hate speech, one of the nation's most vicious racists and, most …

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