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Palestinians Cutting Salaries of Civil Servants to Pay Full Benefits to Terrorists

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 | The Palestinian Authority [PA] has decided to penalize its law-abiding employees to avoid cutting salaries of Palestinian terrorists and their families under the so-called “pay-to-slay” scheme, which led the United States and Israel to cut aid until the PA stops inciting terror. Explaining the decision, Nabil Abu Rudeina, PA Deputy

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Ex-Labour MP on Anti-Semitism: I’m at AIPAC “To Remind You How Quickly Things Can Change”

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 | A British MP who recently quit the Labour Party over sickening levels of anti-Semitism delivered a powerful warning at AIPAC [American Israel Public Affairs Committee] about the consequences of allowing anti-Semitism to creep into the political mainstream, as she urged Democrats and Republicans to stand united against anti-Jewish hate. Explaining

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Israeli Spacecraft Beresheet Sends Home Selfie from Outer Space

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 | The Israeli flag with Planet Earth in the background and Israel at a distance of approximately 131,000 kilometers [81,400 mi] are just two of the pictures taken by the Israeli spacecraft Genesis [Hebrew: Beresheet] on its journey to the moon. The spacecraft, developed by SpaceIL and Israeli Aircraft Industries [IAI],

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Israel under Attack: Over 60 Rockets Fired Overnight from Gaza

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 | Last night, Israelis in communities bordering Gaza made the familiar scramble to the nearest bomb shelter under the familiar roar of the Code Red siren. Many families in southern Israel spent a sleepless night in bomb shelters, huddled under the loud booms of explosions as rockets collided with Israel’s Iron

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US Formally Recognizes Israeli Control over Golan

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 | United States President Donald Trump made history in favor of Israel again on Monday, becoming the first American president to officially recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights region that borders Syria. The territory, captured by Israel in 1967 while battling Syrian aggression, is a critical high ground for defense,

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Honduras, Romania Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Hint at Possible Embassy Relocation

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 | The leaders of Honduras and Romania announced on Sunday that they would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, following the lead of the United States, Reuters reported. Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández and Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă made their announcements at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual

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Millions of Butterflies Float into Israel

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 | In recent days, the number of butterflies in Israel has reached a peak with migration from the Arabian Peninsula. Millions of Vanessa Cardui [also known as the painted lady] butterflies have been observed throughout the country, mainly in the center and on the coastal plain, but also in the Arava

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Rocket Fire from Gaza Levels Israeli Home, Injuring Seven

Monday, 25 March 2019 | It wasn’t luck. Luck had nothing to do with it. As survivors, neighbors and first responders stood amongst the smoldering ruins of a family home that suffered a direct hit from a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip, everyone was in agreement: the fact that the family made it out

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Netanyahu Leaving US after Rocket Attack Amid Promises of Trump Formally Recognizing Golan as Israel Territory

Monday, 25 March 2019 | Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had to cut his trip to the United States short after a rocket fired from Gaza hit a home in central Israel, injuring seven people early Monday morning. Netanyahu had flown to Washington D.C. to meet with President Trump and speak at the annual American Israel

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Romania Announces Plan to Move Israeli Embassy to Jerusalem—And Then Recants

Monday, 25 March 2019 | Another nation on Sunday announced plans to move its embassy in Israel to the capital of Jerusalem—Romania—and then backed off that promise on the same day in high profile government disagreement. The eastern European nation currently holds the presidency in the Council of the European Union, and on Sunday, Romanian

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REBECCA J. BRIMMER
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