JERUSALEM (Reuters) – An Israeli government committee on Monday advanced plans for 500 settler homes in East Jerusalem, an official said, in the face of disapproval from the United States at construction on occupied Palestinian land. The Interior Ministry panel's preliminary approval of the new homes for Ramat Shlomo, a neighborhood built on West Bank territory captured in the 1967 war and …

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Israel advances plan for 500 settler homes in East Jerusalem

“Mandated territories granted England include: Tanganyika Territory (formerly part of German East Africa), Mesopotamia and Palestine,” wrote TIME in a brief news bit in 1923—a fleeting mention of a decision that would change the face of the Middle East as we know it

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Mandatory Palestine: What It Was and Why It Matters

Rendering via Dezeen Say what you will about Daniel Libeskind, the guy is consistent. Even in the face of brutal amateur critics, ethno-national controversy, and attacks on his legitimacy, Libeskind…

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Daniel Libeskind Will Design Canada's Holocaust Monument – Curbed

US computer chip giant Intel is to invest close to $6 billion in upgrading its Israeli production facilities, Israeli Economy Minister Naftali Bennett said on Thursday. "Intel chose to set up its most advanced production line in Israel in the face of tough competition," Bennett told public radio. Facebook comments by Bennett, which were reposted by Intel Israel on its website, put the figure at ..

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Palestinian shot in the face with a tear gas canister Aaaaaaaand hes out. LMAO.

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Palestinian shot in the face with a tear gas canister – Video

Partner Communications , Israel's second-largest mobile phone operator, reported a 55 percent drop in quarterly profit that missed estimates in the face of tough competition that has sent calling rates …

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Israel's Partner Comms Q4 profit sinks as price war persists

Since it was first published in 1947, Anne Franks diary has become one of the most powerful memoirs of the Holocaust. Its message of courage and hope in the face …

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Shmuel Zygielbojm gave up his own life as a symbol of frustration at the Allies' inaction in the face of the slaughter of the Jews.

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This day in Jewish history / A Polish suicide to protest Allied indifference to the Jews' fate

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The Anti – Defamation League ( ADL ) today criticized the decision by British professor Stephen Hawking to withdraw from the Israeli Presidential Conference on political grounds, calling it “a slap in the face to academic freedom.

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JERUSALEM – Israel sought to persuade Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday that its recent airstrikes around Damascus did not aim to weaken him in the face of a more than two-year-old rebellion.Officials say Israel is reluctant to take sides in Syria's civil war for fear its actions would boost Islamists who are even more hostile to Israel than the Assad family, which has maintained a stable …

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Israel to Syria's Assad: Airstrikes not aimed at helping rebels

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