JERUSALEM A retired Israeli military officer was beaten to death with a pickax in his front yard. A Palestinian man was fatally shot after ramming his tractor into an Israeli army gate. These and other enigmatic, seemingly unrelated killings, all originating in the West Bank, have left four Israelis and at least 24 Palestinians dead this year a notable increase from last year.
West Bank violence jumps, but this time it’s more personal
American Jews are celebrating Thanksgivukkah – a super holiday created by the overlap of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving – this year. By the time the turkey is carved and the pie is eaten, many American Jewish families will be lighting the menorah.
Thanksgivukkah shines light on modern Jewish culture
Keeping Faith With Halakha Can Stem Movement’s Decline By Michah Gottlieb Published November 18, 2013.
Real Issue for Conservative Judaism Is Authenticity
On Nov. 14, Bush will be the keynote speaker at the Messianic Jewish Bible Institutes annual fundraiser, Mother Jones reports. The Messianic Jewish Bible Institutes core goals include defending Israel and converting Jews to Christianity, which many in the Jewish community find extremely distasteful.
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George W. Bush To Speak At Controversial Messianic Judaism Fundraiser
Tracey Vaughan first experienced The Diary of Anne Frank in 1993, playing the title role in North Idaho Colleges production of Frances Goodrich and Albert Hacketts play. Twenty years later, she has returned to the show, except this time shes on the other side of the stage, directing NICs revival of the renowned historicaldrama.
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‘Anne Frank’ director returns to familiar territory – Fri, 18 Oct 2013 PST
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti sat alone in a front-row folding chair before the start of a news conference at the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Museum of Tolerance. He had just emerged from the museum’s brand-new Anne Frank exhibition, which opens to the public Tuesday, and was visibly moved. “It was incredibly powerful,” Garcetti said.
'Anne' goes between the lines of Anne Frank's diary
A Columbiana county community has outgrown it's government building. East Palestine officials decided now was the time to move into something bigger after they noticed PNC Bank closed its doors on Nort More > >
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East Palestine Gets New Municipal Building
BROSH, Palestinian Territories: Suspected Palestinian militants bludgeoned to death a settler Friday in the third killing of Israelis in the West Bank within as many weeks, prompting calls to suspend peace talks. The wife of the slain man, a retired Israeli army colonel, was injured in the nighttime attack on their home at the settlement of Brosh, in the northern Jordan Valley. “They were beaten with blunt instruments,” police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told AFP
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Israeli killed in West Bank attack
Journalist Mark Ames has an important story — about the roots of much of modern libertarianism in Holocaust denial — adding a further disturbing dimension to the neo-confederate movement of our time. His article appears on …
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Daily Kos: Holocaust Denial, Libertarianism, Charles Koch & Gary …
JERUSALEM Israel and the U.S. are on the same page regarding the need to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, an official said Saturday night after President Barack Obama told The Associated Press that Iran is at least a year away from the bomb, an assessment that differs from Israel’s shorter timetable. Obama, in a wide-ranging interview with AP, disclosed that U.S
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Israel "eye to eye" with Obama on need to stop Iran getting bomb, no dispute on timeframe