3 Israelis attack, injure Palestinian man in al-Quds The Palestinian man is reportedly in good condition in a hospital in the city. The attack is the latest in a string of violence against Palestinians in the occupied territories. On Sunday,..

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3 Israelis attack, injure Palestinian man in al-Quds – Video

The Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved a bill to legally define the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people.

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Netanyahu's Cabinet Moves to Define Israel as Jewish

Is Israel a “Jewish and democratic” state? Or is it “the national homeland of the Jewish people?” This academic-sounding question sparked a huge controversy on Sunday, when the Israeli cabinet voted to amend the country's Basic Law to refer to the state as “the national homeland of the Jewish people.” Since Israel's founding in 1948, the Basic Law has always referred to the state as “Jewish and …

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A Change in Wording Sparks Huge Controversy in Israel

Israel’s Cabinet on Sunday gave its approval to legislation defining Israel as the national homeland of the Jewish people, a measure critics decried as racist and a threat to democracy.

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Israel's Jewish homeland proposal could further heighten tension

Israel's government Sunday endorsed a proposal to anchor in law the country's status as the national homeland of the Jewish people, drawing fire from critics who said it weakened democracy.

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Israel cabinet votes to enshrine 'Jewish state' in law

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A divided cabinet approved on Sunday a bill to anchor in law Israel's status as the nation-state of the Jewish people, legislation critics say could undermine its democratic foundation and the rights of its Arab minority. Right-wing supporters of the initiative, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, have pledged such a law, which has widened rifts …

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Israeli cabinet approves Jewish nation-state law

Jerusalem, Nov 23 (IANS) Jewish settlers allegedly set ablaze a Palestinian house in West Bank overnight, media reports said Sunday.

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Jewish settlers torch Palestinian house in West Bank

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KHIRBET ABU FALAH, West Bank (Reuters) – A Palestinian home was torched in the occupied West Bank on Sunday and "Death to Arabs" daubed on a wall in Hebrew, in an attack that its owner blamed on Jewish settlers. No one was hurt in the fire that gutted the home in the village of Khirbet Abu Falah, near the Palestinian city of Ramallah, local residents said

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Palestinian home torched, owner blames Israeli settlers

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Published November 23, 2014 A Palestinian man points to Hebrew graffiti reading “Death to the Arabs” following an arson attack in Khirbet Abu Falah, northeast of the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sunday, Nov.

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Palestinian West Bank home torched in attack family living there blames on Jewish settlers

Jewish extremists and settlers are suspected to be responsible for firebombing a house in a Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank early on Sunday, its mayor told AFP.

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Jewish settlers suspected behind attack on West Bank home