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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, Government Secretary Tzahi Braverman, center right, Yuval Steinitz Israel's Minister of Energy, center left, in charge of Israel Atomic Energy Commission attend the weekly cabinet meeting at the prime min
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November 18, 2018 - 2:36 pm
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he would take on the defense minister portfolio, rejecting calls to dissolve his government even as early elections appeared increasingly likely. Netanyahu said heading to elections now, amid repeated violent...
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An Israeli soldier stands near a burning bus after it was hit by a mortar shell fired from Gaza near the Israel Gaza border, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.
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November 12, 2018 - 7:39 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants bombarded Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells Monday, while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in what appeared to be the most intense exchange of fire since a 2014 war. Palestinian officials said at least three...
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Gaza Rockets
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October 26, 2018 - 8:53 pm
By Oren Liebermann, CNN (CNN) -- Gaza militants fired a barrage of rockets into Israel on Friday evening, triggering red-alert sirens across the Gaza periphery into the early morning hours. More than a dozen rockets were fired from Gaza, many of which were intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome aerial...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at U.N. Headquarters.
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September 26, 2018 - 11:53 am
By Matthew Lee, AP Diplomatic Writer UNITED NATIONS (AP) — For the first time since taking office, President Donald Trump endorsed a two-state solution as the best way to resolve the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, as he met Wednesday at the U.N. with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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