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Cairo (dpa) – Lebanons Shiite Hezbollah movement Wednesday claimed responsibility for an attack on an Israeli military convoy across the border, drawing retaliatory Israeli shelling. Hezbollah, which in Arabic means the Party of God, has a history of military hostilities with Israel. The group is led by Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah.

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BACKGROUND Lebanon's Shiite movement Hezbollah

Written on January 28th, 2015 & filed under Israeli History Tags: , , , , , , ,

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Jewish groups boycotted the Argentine government's Holocaust Day commemoration Tuesday in protest over the mysterious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman, while skepticism grew over President Cristina Fernandez's plan to reform intelligence services that she has suggested were behind the prosecutor's death.

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House Speaker John Boehner’s plan to undermine the White House has been panned by everyone from the Anti-Defamation League to Fox News anchors. Four Things You Should Know (And a Cartoon): Bibi Blowback: If there ever was a situation which defined that overused term, its the reaction to House Speaker John Boehners decision to end-run the White House and invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress. Designed, apparently, to undermine White House talks to de-nuclearize Iran, Boehners back got blown by influential, parties who arent necessarily Friends of Obama or Fans of Iran including muscular Israeli spy agency Mossad, the Anti-Defamation League, the pencil-necks at the New York Times editorial page and Fox News anchor Shepard Smith.

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Last Call: Searching for a Plan Edition

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House Speaker John Boehner’s plan to undermine the White House has been panned by everyone from the Anti-Defamation League to Fox News anchors. Four Things You Should Know (And a Cartoon): Bibi Blowback: If there ever was a situation which defined that overused term, its the reaction to House Speaker John Boehners decision to end-run the White House and invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress

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Written on January 27th, 2015 & filed under Anti-Defamation League Tags: , , , , , , , ,

A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis' most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing many to flee Europe. Ronald Lauder, the president of the World Jewish Congress, made his bleak assessment on the 70th anniversary of the …

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On Auschwitz anniversary, Jewish leader warns that Jews are again being demonized

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A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis' most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing many to flee Europe.

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Washington, Jan 28 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama noted humanity's "obligation" to condemn and fight against "rising" anti-Semitism, including the denial of the Holocaust, on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.

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We have "obligation" to fight "rising" anti-Semitism: Obama


Abraham Foxman. Image via ADL The national director of the Anti-Defamation League, Abraham Foxman, said President Barack Obama and his French counterpart Francois Hollande were refusing to name Islamists as a threat to society

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Foxman: Obama and Hollande wont name Islamist threat

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