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 2020-06-05 01:47 

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Shabbat candle-lighting times for Israel and US...

See Shabbat times for your area....

 2020-06-05 01:45 

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US ship back at sea after virus outbreak and captain fired...

The massive carrier was sidelined for about 10 weeks because of the outbreak which infected a fifth of its 5,000 sailors....

 2020-06-05 01:12 

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Did Ya'acov Litzman encourage US coronavirus carriers to come to Israel?...

An official who worked alongside the Health Ministry claims that former health minister Litzman deliberately arranged for the arrival of US citizens with no health insurance, many of them carriers....

 2020-06-05 01:07 

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Hebrew University receives $1M from US couple for coronavirus lab...

Researchers are also studying the impact of social isolation, the economic crisis as well as developing tools and processes to prevent the spread of the virus....

 2020-06-05 00:51 

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Russia's coronavirus infections near 450,000...
 2020-06-05 00:03 

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Israel's airport workers begin strike, block all landings and departures...
 2020-06-04 23:58 

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Dozens in Hong Kong stage pro-democracy protest in shopping mall...
 2020-06-04 23:53 

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Jewish astronaut Jessica Meir talks about her experience with Ilan Ramon...

Meir had just started her career when the Colombia Space Shuttle disaster occurred....

 2020-06-04 23:28 

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France demands that Iran release French-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah...
 2020-06-04 23:23 

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Right from Wrong: Ellen DeGeneres, George Floyd and Iyad al-Halak...

SADLY, LOVE, peace and communication are far from the minds of the looters who have been destroying storefronts and stealing anything they can lay their hands on....

 2020-06-04 23:12 

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Chezy Levy's appointment as D-G of Health Ministry approved...

Levy replaces outgoing director-general Moshe Bar Siman Tov, who held the post since 2015....

 2020-06-04 23:07 

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My Word: Return to sender - Advice from a younger self...

There's something to be said for being young and idealistic....

 2020-06-04 23:02 

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A window of opportunity...

On December 13, Begin called Arye Naor, his cabinet secretary, and ordered him to summon the head of the Mossad, the justice minister and the attorney general for an emergency meeting....

 2020-06-04 22:52 

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The government's response to coronavirus is a national embarrassment...

The government of the State of Israel was caught completely unprepared and unequipped with the prospect of a pandemic....

 2020-06-04 22:18 

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Hundreds of thousands will not receive unemployment benefits for June...

The Finance Ministry prefers encouraging employment, rather than paying the unemployed. Chairman of the Histadrut stated that a solution must be found: "people need an income."...

 2020-06-04 22:12 

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Will the High Court manage potential Bibi conflicts on legal appointments?...

The justices were especially concerned about Netanyahu trying to influence legal appointments to tamper with his bribery trial....

 2020-06-04 22:02 

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Singapore plans for all citizens to wear coronavirus tracing device...

"If this portable device works. We may then distribute it to everyone in Singapore ... This will be more inclusive, and it will ensure that all of us will be protected."...

 2020-06-04 21:59 

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Suspect arrested in Jerusalem in Yehudah Glick attack...

Glick was severely beaten on Thursday when he visited the bereaved family of Iyad al-Halak, a Palestinian man who was shot by Border Police last Friday....

 2020-06-04 21:43 

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Twitter disables Trump video tribute to Floyd over copyright complaint...

Twitter said the video on the president's campaign account was affected by its copyright policy....

 2020-06-04 21:32 

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Video shows police push over elderly man in George Floyd riots...

The video shows the majority of the officers march past....

 2020-06-04 21:17 

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Scientists find link between COVID-19 severity and genetics...

Patients with blood type A were linked to a 50% increase in the likelihood in needing to get oxygen or go on a ventilator...

 2020-06-04 20:03 

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Bernie Sanders compares George Floyd riots to Tiananmen Square massacre...
 2020-06-04 19:59 

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Iranian Expat Leader: 'Timing for Regime Change Best in 40-Years'...

Government officials fighting and fleeing presages government's downfall...

 2020-06-04 19:25 

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Donald Trump will not attend George Floyd funeral...

Five days ago, Trump was rushed to an underground bunker at the White House as protesters gathered by the building, clashing with law enforcement....

 2020-06-04 17:48 

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AOC endorses primary challenger to 16-term congressman Eliot Engel...

It is unusual for a congressman from a party in a state's delegation to endorse a primary challenger of a colleague...

 2020-06-04 17:42 

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Pearlstone retreat center to reduce workforce by 75%...

'We will have very few remaining full-time people. It's a nightmare. It's traumatic.'...

 2020-06-04 17:01 

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How the George Floyd protests have echoed through the Jewish community...

This week's big story, of course, is the sweeping national protests against police brutality and racism...

 2020-06-04 16:46 

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Felicia Friedman, 94, Holocaust survivor refused to relinquish her faith...

While lacking a formal Jewish education beyond age 13, Friedman was a proud and committed Jew...

 2020-06-04 16:31 

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German Halle synagogue shooter attempts prison escape...

The escape attempt comes as the Halle Jewish community finds itself the target of a number of antisemitic incidents in recent days...

 2020-06-04 16:05 

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Iranian ship sinks off Iraqi coast - report...
 2020-06-04 15:49 

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Israel's State Twitter knocks tweet calling Jesus 'Palestinian'...

'God:Jesus was a Palestinian. Jesus: Hey Dad, remember when you gave that speech about Jewish values at my Bar Mitzvah?'...

 2020-06-04 15:39 

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Tesla's Elon Musk calls for breakup of Amazon in tweet...
 2020-06-04 15:04 

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Fake News Threatening Many Nations...

Security of Iraq, Saudi Arabia under fire, experts say...

 2020-06-04 14:31 

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Israeli annexation will 'undermine US national security interests': Pelosi...

'It undermines our national security interests and decades of bipartisan policy. We always want it to be bipartisan'...

 2020-06-04 14:21 

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Anti-Netanyahu protesters block Tel Aviv road shouting "I can't breathe"...

Earlier this week, Netanyahu said that police will not raid citizens' apartments during a statement to the public in light of the controversy around the bill....

 2020-06-04 14:06 

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Bernie Madoff's early release request rejected by federal judge...

'When I sentenced Mr. Madoff in 2009, it was fully my intent that he live out the rest of his life in prison. Nothing has happened in the 11 years since to change my thinking.'...

 2020-06-04 13:59 

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Swiss confirm role in US-Iran prisoner swap, offer to help more in future...
 2020-06-04 13:55 

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Hydroxychloroquine study retracted from medical journal due to concerns...
 2020-06-04 12:48 

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Grand Synagogue of Paris to reopen after coronavirus closure - report...
 2020-06-04 12:21 

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Republican Senator blocks nominees over Trump's inspector general firings...

In an interview with members of Congress, Linick confirmed he was fired while investigating the declaration of a "national emergency" to justify arms sales to Saudi Arabia, lawmakers said...

 2020-06-04 12:16 

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Norway to withhold funding to Palestinians over hateful, violent textbooks...

The European Union commissioned a report by the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research following a report by the NGO IMPACT-se that found incitement to hatred and violence....

 2020-06-04 11:57 

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IDF carries out airstrikes in Syria report...
 2020-06-04 11:48 

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Washington mayor says out-of-state troops should leave US capital...

Bowser said she had authorized the deployment of DC National Guard units as part of her response to the coronavirus pandemic, but did not request other military units....

 2020-06-04 11:44 

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Has Israel lost the battle for sovereignty now?...

One has to ask this question: If Israeli politicians cannot speak about their fears regarding the Trump plan, how can a sovereignty vote taken in defiance of that plan ever head to the Knesset?...

 2020-06-04 11:43 

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Seven yeshiva students stuck in Ben-Gurion Airport due to policy change...

Some 15 students who had obtained permits to return to their institutions boarded their flight because they had not yet heard of the policy change....

 2020-06-04 11:41 

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Where do major US stakeholders stand on annexation?...

In the past few weeks, the public has heard different statements from several US stakeholders regarding the timeline and conditions of Trump's Deal of the Century....

 2020-06-04 10:54 

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Ayman Odeh: Police only ban protests against annexation, occupation...
 2020-06-04 10:41 

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Coronavirus cases surge: 118 more sick people in 24 hours...
 2020-06-04 10:34 

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US CDC reports 1,842,101 coronavirus cases...
 2020-06-04 10:30 

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Olmert: Not a dime of the public's money was spent on my home...

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