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Israel Legalizes 'Outpost' Settlements - Daily Beast Fri, 17 May 2013 21:25:18 GMT

Daily Beast

Israel Legalizes 'Outpost' Settlements
Daily Beast
By now the story almost writes itself: A high-ranking representative of the U.S. government—in this case, John Kerry—is slated to arrive soon in Israel, part of an effort to reinvigorate a peace process described as “moribund” since at least the ...
Israel to approve four West Bank settlementsAljazeera.com
Israel to authorize four West Bank settler outpostsYahoo! News
Confronting the psychological costs of the occupationHaaretz (blog)
ABC News -BBC News
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Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest Israel army draft - Aljazeera.com Fri, 17 May 2013 17:18:34 GMT

Aljazeera.com

Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest Israel army draft
Aljazeera.com
An Israel Radio commentator said the participants came from the most hardline elements of the ultra-Orthodox community who shun any compromise with the authorities on army service, and even refuse to recognise Israel for religious reasons. Religious ...
Ultra-Orthodox protest military draft in IsraelLos Angeles Times
Ultra-Orthodox Jews in mass protest against Israel army draftBBC News
Orthodox Jews rally against forced military service in IsraelWashington Times
The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A. -Huffington Post UK
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CIA chief John Brennan makes surprise Israel visit for Syria talks - The Guardian Fri, 17 May 2013 10:36:50 GMT

The Guardian

CIA chief John Brennan makes surprise Israel visit for Syria talks
The Guardian
The unannounced meetings followed two Israeli air strikes on weapons stores near Damascus a fortnight ago. Israel has repeatedly warned it will take action to prevent advanced or chemical weapons being transferred to the Syrian regime's Lebanese ally, ...
UN: 3 Peacekeepers Abducted Between Israel-SyriaABC News
CIA chief makes unannounced Israel visit amid growing concerns over Syrian ...Washington Post
Israel Hints at New Strikes, Warning Syria Not to Hit BackNew York Times
The Times of Israel -Center for Research on Globalization
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Report: Russia sends Assad 'ship killing missile' - Jerusalem Post Fri, 17 May 2013 23:13:02 GMT

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Report: Russia sends Assad 'ship killing missile'
Jerusalem Post
In a separate report on Thursday, the Wall Street Journal cited US and European officials as saying that Russia sent at least a dozen warships to its Tartus naval base in Syria, in a move partly meant to send a message to Israel and the West not to ...
'Expect Israeli strikes on Russian arms shipment to Syria-Hezbollah'Israel Hayom
Israel justice minister slams Russia arms to SyriaThe Daily Star
Russia says still committed to Syria arms dealYnetnews
Arutz Sheva -The Times of Israel -Guardian Express
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German FM: We stand by Israel during this unstable time - Jerusalem Post Fri, 17 May 2013 11:59:39 GMT

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German FM: We stand by Israel during this unstable time
Jerusalem Post
Germany "stands alongside Israel" during this challenging period in the region, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said at the outset of a meeting Friday in Jerusalem with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Westerwelle, who arrived for a day of ...
Netanyahu: I'll Do Anything to Keep Israel SafeArutz Sheva
German foreign minister reaffirms Israel 'friendship'Ma'an News Agency
Germany reaffirms support for IsraelPress TV
JNS.org -Ynetnews
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The Campaign to Bring Pearl Jam to Israel - Tablet Magazine Fri, 17 May 2013 18:33:50 GMT

Tablet Magazine

The Campaign to Bring Pearl Jam to Israel
Tablet Magazine
A YouTube video of students from Olam Hamuzika music school in Maccabim-Reut is starting to go viral in Israel and is the latest push in the remarkable Bring Pearl Jam To Israel campaign. In the video, a mixed group of teens is crammed into a small ...


The Rabbis' Campaign - New York Times (blog) Fri, 17 May 2013 13:56:33 GMT

New York Times (blog)

The Rabbis' Campaign
New York Times (blog)
JERUSALEM — The two presiding rabbis of Israel's Chief Rabbinate — one Ashkenazi, the other Sephardic — completed their 10-year term three months ago, but they were asked to stay until new chief rabbis are elected. The new rabbis can't be chosen ...


Arabs and Jews in high-tech Israel - The Economist Thu, 16 May 2013 16:36:06 GMT

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Arabs and Jews in high-tech Israel
The Economist
ON A biblical outcrop overlooking the Jezreel valley near Nazareth, Israel's largest Arab town, a state-of-the-art complex has opened its doors to high-tech companies. “We'll be famed for computing as well as Jesus,” quips Ramez Jaraisi, mayor of the ...
Church of Scotland revises controversial Israel reportBBC News
Israeli Researcher Challenges Jewish DNA links to Israel, Calls Those Who ...Forbes
How Did 150000000 Europeans Come to Hate Israel?Arutz Sheva
Intermountain Jewish News
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Critics Fear Visa Waiver For Israel Glosses Over Discrimination Against Americans - Daily Beast Thu, 16 May 2013 19:35:09 GMT

Daily Beast

Critics Fear Visa Waiver For Israel Glosses Over Discrimination Against Americans
Daily Beast
A week after Joudah's deportation, California Democrat Barbara Boxer introduced a bill—the U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2013—that would add Israel to the U.S. Visa Waiver Program, ensuring visa-free travel for Americans and Israelis to ...


It's official: thanks to Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott, anti-Semitism is no ... - The Independent Fri, 17 May 2013 16:05:51 GMT

The Independent

It's official: thanks to Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott, anti-Semitism is no ...
The Independent
I first heard the news in a motion passed by the University and College Union declaring that criticism of Israel can “never” be anti-Semitic which, if “never” means “never”, is a guarantee that Jew-hating is over, because ... Well, because it's ...
Boycott of Israel is a personal choiceThe Guardian
Is Stephen Hawking Wrong To Boycott Israel?Huffington Post
Israel, Hawking and the Pressing Question of the BoycottCounterPunch
Inside Higher Ed -Belfast Telegraph -Arutz Sheva
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