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Lebanon's Interior Minister Raya El Hassan, right, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Bilal Hussein/AP
March 22, 2019 - 7:14 am
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Lebanon on Friday amid regional condemnation of President Donald Trump's abrupt declaration that it's time the U.S. recognized Israel's sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Pompeo is to meet with a host of Lebanese...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman
Jim Young/Pool Image via AP
March 21, 2019 - 3:14 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday that it's time for the United States to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, an announcement that signals a shift in U.S. policy and comes ahead of the Israeli prime minister's planned visit next week to the White...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the State Department, Friday, March 15, 2019 in Washington.
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
March 15, 2019 - 12:58 pm
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will revoke or deny visas to International Criminal Court personnel who attempt to investigate or prosecute alleged abuses committed by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere and may do the same with those who try to take...
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Anti-Israel graffiti was found at the Spring Garden SEPTA subway stop.
Dan Wing/KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
March 12, 2019 - 11:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are investigating anti-Israel graffiti that was found in SEPTA's Spring Garden station Tuesday morning. The graffiti was scrawled across five or six pillars and a maintenance door on one of the passenger waiting platforms. It included various...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
March 08, 2019 - 12:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As tweets from Rep. Ilhan Omar stir up the debate among Democrats as to whether she was using anti-Semitic language, members of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia discuss what is anti-Jewish hate speech. House speaker Nancy Pelosi denied that Rep. Ilhan...
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Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
March 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 23rd annual Israeli Film Festival kicks off March 16 at Philadelphia's International House with a screening of "The Unorthdox." Mindy Chriqui, artistic director and founder of the Israeli Film Festival of Philadelphia, says the films chosen this year address a...
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In this Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement in Ramat Gan, Israel.
Sebastian Scheiner/AP Photo, File
February 28, 2019 - 12:36 pm
By Aron Heller, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's attorney general on Thursday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery and breach of trust in a series of corruption cases, a momentous move that shook up Israel's election campaign and could spell the end of the...
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Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, left, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, attend a group photo during a meeting in Warsaw, Poland.
Michael Sohn/AP Photo
February 18, 2019 - 9:56 am
UPDATED: 3:10 p.m. ___ JERUSALEM (AP) — Poland on Monday withdrew from a European summit in Jerusalem, derailing the meeting and embarrassing its Israeli hosts, to protest claims by Israel's acting foreign minister that Poles collaborated with the Nazis and "suckled anti-Semitism with their mothers...
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In this Feb. 5, 2019 photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., arrives for President Donald Trump's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Carolyn KasterAP Photo
February 11, 2019 - 3:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar "unequivocally" apologized on Monday for tweets about the influence in Congress of an American organization that supports Israel, which drew bipartisan criticism and a rebuke from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The Minnesota Democrat said she had...
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Steven Cook (left) and Michael Solomonov
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Hadas Kuznits
February 08, 2019 - 6:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The minds behind Zahav, Goldie, Dizengoff and Federal Donuts have announced a new concept that will bring another facet of Israeli cuisine to Rittenhouse Square this summer. Philly-based chef Michael Solomonov said the new establishment will be a bakery called K'Far,...
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