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Israeli police investigates at the scene of an stabbing attack in the West Bank settlement of Gush Etzion Sunday, Sept. 15, 2018.
AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean
September 16, 2018 - 1:45 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian assailant on Sunday fatally stabbed an Israeli settler outside a busy mall in the West Bank. The victim was identified as Ari Fuld, a U.S.-born activist who was well-known in the local settler community and an outspoken Israel advocate on social media platforms. The...
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Rivky Isaacson opened House of Kosher this past spring with her husband, Rabbi Shloime Isaacson, at 9806 Bustleton Ave. Now, they are preparing for the biggest Jewish holiday of the year.
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September 13, 2018 - 6:04 pm
NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rivky Isaacson opened House of Kosher this past spring with her husband, Rabbi Shloime Isaacson, at 9806 Bustleton Ave. Now, they are preparing for the biggest Jewish holiday of the year. "It's our first Yom Kippur," she said. "Like Rosh Hashanah, we were...
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Masada-Armour, an Israeli company, says it has come up with a first-of-its-kind protection gear against the threat of school shootings -- a bulletproof backpack that can transform into a bulletproof vest in less than two seconds.
The Self Defense Company via AP
September 13, 2018 - 3:45 pm
JULIS, Israel (AP) — An Israeli company says it has come up with a unique item to protect against the threat of school shootings — a bulletproof backpack that transforms into a bulletproof vest. Masada-Armour says its backpack also deploys a protective vest in less than two seconds by flipping out...
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Roseanne Barr
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September 03, 2018 - 7:53 pm
By Chloe Melas (CNN) -- Roseanne Barr says she plans to be abroad when "The Conners" premieres without her this fall. Barr told her longtime friend, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, during the latest installment of his podcast , that she won't be tuning into the "Roseanne" spinoff. Instead, she'll be halfway...
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In this March 12, 2018, file photo, refugee school girls fly kites during the "Kites of Dignity" event at the UNRWA Rimal Girls Preparatory school in Gaza City.
AP Photo/Adel Hana, File
August 25, 2018 - 8:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has decided to cut more than $200 million in bilateral aid to the Palestinians, following a review of the funding for projects in the West Bank and Gaza. The department notified Congress of the decision Friday in a brief, three-paragraph notice sent first...
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PepsiCo is buying SodaStream for $3.2 billion
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August 20, 2018 - 9:29 am
By Rishi Iyengar (CNN Money) -- Indra Nooyi isn't done yet. The PepsiCo chief executive announced Monday that Pepsi is buying SodaStream, one of the world's top sparkling water brands. Pepsi will take over the Israeli company known for its DIY seltzer makers in a deal worth $3.2 billion. Nooyi said...
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In this June 14, 2017, file photo, provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows civilians rushing out of the damaged buildings after airstrikes hit a school housing a number of displaced people.
Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP, File
July 22, 2018 - 10:17 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military evacuated hundreds of Syrian rescue workers known as White Helmets from the volatile frontier area on the Golan Heights and transported them to Jordan, following a request by the United States and its European allies, officials said Sunday. It was the first...
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Smoke trails are seen as rockets are launched from the Gaza Strip toward Israel, in Gaza City.
AP Photo/Sami Shehada
July 15, 2018 - 8:55 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military lifted its restrictions along the Gaza border Sunday, indicating it had accepted an Egypt-mediated cease-fire that ended a 24-hour round of fighting with Hamas militants that had threatened to devolve into all-out war. The military had shut down a popular beach...
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Britain's Prince William arrives on a Royal Air Force plane at the Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, June 25, 2018.
AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner
June 25, 2018 - 5:18 pm
By Aron Heller, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Prince William arrived in Israel on Monday for the first-ever official visit of a member of the British royal family to the tumultuous region London once ruled. Arriving from neighboring Jordan, the Duke of Cambridge landed at Israel's Ben-Gurion...
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Israeli Opposition Leader and Zionist Union Chairman Isaac Herzog speaks at the AIPAC Policy Conference 2017 in Washington.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File
June 24, 2018 - 12:23 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's opposition leader has been appointed chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, a non-governmental organization responsible for bridging Israel and Jewish communities worldwide. The organization issued a statement Sunday that its board of governors unanimously elected Isaac...
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