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Russian President Vladimir Putin warns he’ll retaliate against NATO missiles

Russian President Vladimir Putin warns he’ll retaliate against NATO missiles

May 29, 2016

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  Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia will retaliate against the placement of U.S. missiles in nearby countries such as Romania, according to Russia’s state-run… Read More ›

On Syrian border, new IDF unit will work with Syrian civilians

On Syrian border, new IDF unit will work with Syrian civilians

May 29, 2016

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New liaison unit will help coordinate medical aid, dialogue in war-torn areas where Syrian regime holds no sway   The IDF is establishing a special… Read More ›

Bennett says he won’t blink first in cabinet row with Netanyahu

Bennett says he won’t blink first in cabinet row with Netanyahu

May 29, 2016

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Jewish Home demands reform of security cabinet as condition for supporting Liberman as defense minister; Likud pans move as ‘political suicide’   Jewish Home party… Read More ›

Spot the difference: US slams Liberman, silent on Iran’s America-hating power broker

Spot the difference: US slams Liberman, silent on Iran’s America-hating power broker

May 29, 2016

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Op-Ed: The administration keeps mum as Tehran elevates a ‘Death to America’-spouting radical, but speaks out as peace-promising Liberman joins Israel’s coalition. Go figure  … Read More ›

Abbas wants time cap for any talks with Israel

Abbas wants time cap for any talks with Israel

May 29, 2016

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Speaking in Cairo, the PA president said that upcoming Paris conference must establish time caps on resolutions; he stated that Palestinians will never recognize a… Read More ›

UNIFIL: Watchtowers on the border will be used by Lebanese military only

UNIFIL: Watchtowers on the border will be used by Lebanese military only

May 29, 2016

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Maj. Gen. Luciano Portolano told Ynet that new towers, which were erected in Southern Lebanon in a short amount of time and have caused concern… Read More ›

Clalit required to account for money intended for Holocaust survivors

Clalit required to account for money intended for Holocaust survivors

May 29, 2016

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The Knesset Finance Committee, in a special meeting, insisted on receiving details of how much money the HMO received from Germany and how it was… Read More ›

ANALYSIS: The plot to replace Netanyahu

ANALYSIS: The plot to replace Netanyahu

May 29, 2016

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As the line from Catch-22 goes: Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.   If there’s one epithet the punditry repeatedly uses about… Read More ›

The forgotten casualties: Helping Israeli society mature in the way it deals with war

The forgotten casualties: Helping Israeli society mature in the way it deals with war

May 29, 2016

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“A soldier is not a mythological hero – he is a human being with pains like the rest of us.”   When Israel mourns each… Read More ›

Authorities to drill massive rocket attack this week

Authorities to drill massive rocket attack this week

May 29, 2016

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Current level of readiness in home front is ‘a little better than average,’ emergency organization head says.   The National Emergency Authority will this week… Read More ›

NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets

NY Times editor calls out Trump for ignoring supporters’ anti-Semitic tweets

May 27, 2016

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“I found myself staring down a social-media timeline filled with the raw hate and anti-Semitic tropes,” says NY Times editor   JTA – A New… Read More ›

Why scientists are fighting about the origins of Yiddish – and the Jews

Why scientists are fighting about the origins of Yiddish – and the Jews

May 27, 2016

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Israeli author of study tracing Ashkenazi Jews — and Yiddish — to Turkey uses Yoda to explain linguistic findings   JTA — Science has finally… Read More ›