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  • Project Cake: Runway-inspired desserts take their cues from fashionable wedding-dress designs

    Project Cake: Runway-inspired desserts take their cues from fashionable wedding-dress designs
    Maybe a swirl of organza or an overlay of Alencon lace would look best; possibly a bit of crystal beading. Style considerations for the bridal salon, right? Yes, and now the cake shop, too. With wedding cake design increasingly taking its cue from the...
  • Coral Springs Palestinian-Americans reflect

    Coral Springs Palestinian-Americans reflect
    As a child, Anas Amireh, 43, was forced to leave the only home he ever knew. He grew up in the United States, but for almost 10 years, he lived in the Palestinian city of Ramallah in the West Bank. "It took me awhile to actually fall in love with it,"...
  • Obama tells people of Israel: 'America has its back'

    President Barack Obama said Friday he "forcefully" objects to suggestions that policy differences between his administration and the Israeli government signal his lack of support for the longtime U.S. ally. Speaking at one of Washington's most...
  • Abbas: Israeli settlement expansion blocks any peace deal

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday said Israel is blocking peace by continuing to expand settlements on occupied territory, but reaffirmed his support for a two-state solution based on the pre-1967 border. "What prevents the achievement of...
  • World Bank: Gaza economy on 'verge of collapse'

    Gaza's economy is on the "verge of collapse," a new World Bank report warned Friday, saying the unemployment rate there is now the highest in the world and calling on Israel and international donors to remedy the situation. It charged that "blockades,...
  • Senior Israeli diplomat: 'This land is ours'

    Israel's new deputy foreign minister on Thursday delivered a defiant message to the international community, saying that Israel owes no apologies for its policies in the Holy Land and citing religious texts to back her belief that it belongs to the Jewish...
  • Israel court orders Palestinian woman lawmaker freed on bail

    An Israeli military judge ruled Thursday that jailed Palestinian legislator Khalida Jarrar, a well-known West Bank firebrand, should be released on bail, but ordered her held for at least three more days pending a possible appeal. Jarrar, 52, has been...
  • 'My heart is broken,' aunt says after FSU student, 20, dies in Israel

    'My heart is broken,' aunt says after FSU student, 20, dies in Israel
    A soft-spoken woman from Pompano Beach, Briana McHam was eager to graduate from Florida State University in December and become one step closer to achieving her longtime dream of being an FBI agent. "She would have been a terrific agent," her aunt,...
  • Florida State University student dies on trip to Israel

    A 20-year-old Florida State University student has died during a trip abroad to Israel. The South Florida Sun Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1GrbfrH ) reports Briana McHam, a junior majoring in criminal justice from Pompano Beach, died Tuesday. University...
  • New government, same issues as Netanyahu confronts Palestinian conflict

    JERUSALEM With his new hardline government in office less than a week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday suspended a controversial initiative to bar Palestinian workers from buses carrying Israelis and reiterated his commitment to a two-state...
  • Israeli prime minister calls off West Bank bus segregation

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday canceled a plan that would have banned Palestinian laborers from riding on the same buses with Jewish settlers in the West Bank, just hours after it was announced — an embarrassing about-face that...