Israel's mayor of Jerusalem and his security guard wrestled a Palestinian attacker to the ground near city hall on Sunday after an ultra-Orthodox Jew was stabbed with a knife at a busy intersection. Security camera footage showed mayor Nir Barkat, in a white shirt, walk towards the suspect together with his bodyguard and lunge at him, pinning him down on a pedestrian crossing before others took …

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Israel's Jerusalem mayor wrestles Palestinian attacker in street


The Department of Political Affairs (DPA) plays a central role in the United Nations efforts to prevent and resolve deadly conflict around the world through analysis and advice to the Secretary-General, support to mediation, elections and otherpeacebuilding efforts internationally and through political missions on the ground.

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BBC News : Gaza conflict Drone footage reveals extent of damage In Gaza, families are slowing returning to their homes, but for many they will find them razed to the ground. Drone footage reveals the extent of damage to Gaza City caused by the recent conflict…

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BBC News : Gaza conflict Drone footage reveals extent of damage – Video


A poll of Israeli public opinion in the aftermath of the ground invasion of Gaza finds overwhelming approval of the military operation among Israeli Jews. A total of 92% of Israeli Jews agreed that Operation Protective Edge was justified, according to the monthly Peace Index poll published Tuesday by the Israel Democracy Institute, an independent…

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Poll: 92% of Israeli Jews Say Operation Protection Edge Was Justified


Although overall anti-Semitic incidents declined 19% nationwide from 2012 to 2013, there were 31 assaults on Jews last year compared to 17 in 2012. NEW YORK — The elderly woman had stopped by the Jewish Community Center in the Canarsie area of Brooklyn and was shuffling away, leaning heavily on her walker, when a young man punched her in the head as he walked past, knocking her to the ground …

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Attacks on Jews show a troubling increase


GAZA, December 24, 2013 (WAFA) – The Bank of Palestine is providing $50,000 to UNICEF to help Palestinian children and families in the aftermath of the severe winter storm that hit Gaza, in an initiative whereby Bank of Palestine staff on the ground are volunteering their time to help with the distribution of relief supplies, a UNICEF press release said.

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Bank of Palestine Partners with UNICEF to Assist Children, Families Affected by Winter Storm in Gaza


An Orthodox Jew walking home from work in Brooklyn early Friday was brutally attacked by a pack of thugs playing the “knockout game” — leaving him sprawled on the ground…

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Graves and bones belonging to an ancient Jewish cemetery were found in the ground during the construction of the tunnel in the Aegean province of Izmir.

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Ancient Jewish cemetery discovered while digging tunnel in Turkey


A thrift store was in the Palestine building that burnt to the ground Saturday, and the owner says she didn't expect this tragedy to come from trying to help others.

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2 killed in Palestine fire: "It's the hardest thing I've had to go through. She was like family"


A Wisconsin-based atheist group has expressed its opposition to a Holocaust memorial set to be built on the ground of the Ohio statehouse, arguing that its location violates the separation of church and state and calling the? …

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The Yeshiva World Atheist Group Opposes Holocaust Memorial On …