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 2021-01-23 12:35 

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Israel to expand rapid testing sites in preparation for 'green passports'...

The green passport would allow those who have been vaccinated with two jabs for at least seven days....

 2021-01-23 12:25 

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Coronavirus in Israel: Health Ministry reports 7,316 new cases...
 2021-01-23 11:42 

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Anti-Netanyahu protests: Two violent incidents reported...
 2021-01-23 11:33 

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Major donation secures Oxford University's famous Hebrew collections...

Beyond the aforementioned works, the library holds a collection of Hebrew texts from all over the world, ranging from Western, Central and Eastern Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and China....

 2021-01-23 10:23 

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Navalny protests hit Israeli streets as Tel Aviv calls for his release...

Protesters gathered at the London Garden in Tel Aviv, carrying signs in Hebrew, English, and Russian reading "Free Navalny."...

 2021-01-23 09:59 

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Saudi-led forces thwart attack by Yemen's Houthis - Al-Hadath TV...
 2021-01-23 09:07 

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Larry King, legendary talk show host, dies at 87...
 2021-01-23 08:50 

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PA: Importing settlement products is a war crime...

The complaint apparently refers to the United Arab Emirates, which recently signed agreements with settler companies to export their products to the Gulf state....

 2021-01-23 08:47 

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Iran social media implies its drones could target Trump...

The strange story of the drone threat to Trump begins on social media, and so far, largely ends there....

 2021-01-23 08:40 

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Iran's Zarif open to oil, Gulf security contacts with US, not on Israel...

Ties between Tehran and Washington worsened under the administration of former President Donald Trump, who in 2018 withdrew from Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and reimposed sanctions....

 2021-01-23 08:21 

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Sudan working to cancel Israel boycott law - report...

The sovereign council denied that discussions to cancel the law were taking place....

 2021-01-23 08:16 

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Saudi Arabia prepared to help US in Iran nuclear deal talks - report...
 2021-01-23 08:10 

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At least 10,000 people join Moscow protest to back Kremlin critic Navalny...
 2021-01-23 07:47 

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Anti-Biden conspiracy claims US escalating role in Syria...

"Here we go again," one person tweeted, claiming a "large" convoy had entered eastern Syria on the "first day" of Biden's presidency....

 2021-01-23 07:15 

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New court procedure implemented to protect victims of sexual offense...

Under the new procedures, the ensemble of judges hearing sexual offense cases will be of mixed gender....

 2021-01-23 06:59 

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Turkey pro-government media: 'Jews overrepresented in Biden Cabinet'...

The latest claim comes on the heels of a conspiracy theory spread by a high-level AKP official that said US president Joe Biden is "Kurdish."...

 2021-01-23 06:35 

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The most bizarre Bernie memes on the Internet...

The ease of placing Sanders in various locations was aided by internet gurus who made a website where you can stick the cut-out anywhere....

 2021-01-23 06:30 

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Taiwan reports large incursion by Chinese air force...
 2021-01-23 05:51 

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Italy tells TikTok to block users after death of young girl...

The girl's parents said she had been participating in a so-called blackout challenge on TikTok, putting a belt around her neck and holding her breath while recording herself on her phone....

 2021-01-23 05:39 

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Five arrested, one police officer injured in Sakhnin brawl...
 2021-01-23 04:51 

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UK doctors call for shorter gap between Pfizer vaccine doses...
 2021-01-23 04:49 

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Saudi-led forces thwart attack by Yemen's Houthis - Al-Hadath TV...
 2021-01-23 04:45 

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Supporters of Kremlin critic Navalny take to the streets despite warnings...

Navalny called on his supporters to protest after being arrested last weekend when he returned to Moscow for the first time after being poisoned in August....

 2021-01-23 03:12 

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Explosion in home of Hamas operative in Gaza strip injures 8 - report...
 2021-01-23 02:19 

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Khujand's last Jew has died after centuries of community thriving...

But the once-rich communal life of Bukharan Jews in Khujand ended last week with the passing of the city's last remaining Jewish person....

 2021-01-23 02:15 

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What children taught me about healing together despite our differences...

Friends and neighbors have stopped talking to one another over their diverging opinions on political issues, vaccines and masks....

 2021-01-23 01:24 

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A Holocaust survivor has made falafel a symbol of Jewish resilience...

David Leitner has made it a tradition to eat two falafel portions each Jan. 18 to celebrate his survival....

 2021-01-23 01:01 

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Head of Belgium's Aalst carnival has made antisemitic comments online...

The 2019 edition of the annual event featured several floats deemed antisemitic, including ones of Jews depicted as insects....

 2021-01-23 00:56 

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Legendary slugger Hank Aaron dies at age 86...

"We are heartbroken and thinking of his wife Billye and their children Gaile, Hank Jr., Lary, Dorinda and Ceci and his grandchildren."...

 2021-01-23 00:34 

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Brazillian BDS activists to teach on antisemitism at World Social Forum...

This year's summit, which will be online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is the first time that activists from the BDS movement are using the summit to teach about antisemitism....

 2021-01-23 00:24 

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Hasidic boys' choir sings tribute to Donald Trump...

"The economy is growing like never before," they sing against the backdrop of a stock ticker....

 2021-01-23 00:16 

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Speaker for Dutch Holocaust memorial after uproar over antisemitic comment...

"I didn't mean it," Benali said. "I distance myself from those remarks, they weren't meant literally. I also have Jewish friends and interview Jewish authors."...

 2021-01-23 00:02 

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Israeli Cybersecurity start-up completes $6.5 million funding round...

"History is full of stories about cases where there was an alert somewhere, but they did not see or hear it until they were questioned back after the disaster."...

 2021-01-23 00:01 

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Jewish surfer Makua Rothman may have ridden largest wave in history -watch...

The final estimate of the wave's height will be announced at the annual XXL surfing awards, which Rothman told a local news channel should occur in May....

 2021-01-22 23:49 

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Rabbi who stopped praying for president during Trump tenure started again...

Now, with Trump out of the White House and Joe Biden installed in the Oval Office, Yanklowitz says he will resume reciting the standard prayer....

 2021-01-22 23:42 

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Antwerp invites residents of Jewish neighborhoods for COVID-19 testing...

Tests are voluntary. The city has delivered to letter boxes 6,500 personal invitations to be tested this weekend and on Jan. 24....

 2021-01-22 23:39 

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Nazi memorabilia at Paraguay art fair prompts call for new law...

The fair's organizer removed the Nazi objects from display on Wednesday but added that showing the items did not break any laws....

 2021-01-22 23:31 

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Bernie Sanders had his most viral week ever...

Many employed Jewish humor along the way....

 2021-01-22 23:18 

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No, Twitter did not suspend Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader...

But Twitter said it suspended the account because it was fake, Reuters reported. Khamenei's main account, with more than 880,000 followers, was still active....

 2021-01-22 21:50 

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Iditarod sled-dog race losing Exxon support amid animal-rights pressure...

"No reputable company wants to associate with a race that forces dogs to run until they collapse," PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman said....

 2021-01-22 21:28 

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UAE-Israel-Bahrain launch joint trade forum...

After the historic Abraham Accords paved the way for a dramatic redefining of trade opportunities in the Middle East, what will Israel with these newfound opportunities?...

 2021-01-22 21:19 

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Biden and Mexican president talk migration, coronavirus on first call...
 2021-01-22 21:12 

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American-Israeli basketball star shares thoughts on antisemitism in sports...

He then addressed antisemitism in sports, and additionally the Abraham Accords signed just recently between Arab-Muslim countries and Israel....

 2021-01-22 20:34 

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North Korea sees talks as way to advance nuclear program...

White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki reiterated this on Friday, saying North Korea's nuclear weapons were a serious threat to peace and Washington had a vital interest in deterring Pyongyang....

 2021-01-22 20:29 

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Yellen nomination sails through Senate panel; final vote set for Monday...
 2021-01-22 20:17 

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Austin breaks barrier as first Black US defense secretary...

The Senate voted overwhelmingly to confirm him on Friday in a 93-2 vote in the 100-member chamber....

 2021-01-22 20:00 

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Poland seeks to mirror Israel's vaccination efforts...

The Speaker of Poland's Senate opened the discussion to 50 MPs, praising Israel's vaccination success and noted that Poland looks to mirror said efforts....

 2021-01-22 19:44 

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Trump's impeachment trial in US Senate to begin week of Feb 8 -Schumer...
 2021-01-22 19:15 

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Senators urge Biden to restore POW-MIA flag atop White House...

The POW-MIA flag was relocated by Trump in 2020 from a prominent position atop the White House to a spot on the South Lawn....

 2021-01-22 19:12 

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Americans lament slow pace of COVID-19 vaccine rollout...

Even so, vaccine rollout, which the administration of former President Donald Trump left to the states to carry out without a federal blueprint or sufficient funding, has proven to be choppy....

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