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Jerusalem (Israel)

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  • Israeli wedding of Jew, Muslim draws protesters amid war tensions

    RISHON LEZION Israel (Reuters) - Israeli police on Sunday blocked more than 200 far-right Israeli protesters from rushing guests at a wedding of a Jewish woman and Muslim man as they shouted "death to the Arabs" in a sign of tensions stoked by the Gaza...
  • Social media, Internet have role in war

    According to Sara Gold Rafel, the Boca Raton-based Southeast director of StandWithUs (SWU) — a 13-year-old, nonprofit Israel education group: "The war between Israel and Hamas, the terrorist organization that rules Gaza, has also been fought in...
  • Teen makes aliyah despite war

    Nineteen-year-old Sarah Edelstein is determined to go ahead with her plans to make aliyah, despite the dangers of an ongoing war in Israel. "I'd have to be crazy not to concerned," the Boynton Beach teen said, "but I think the responsibility of a Jew...
  • Acclaimed and controversial Polish film screening locally

    The suspenseful Polish film "Aftermath" is a gripping edge of your seat thriller that has garnered both acclaim and controversy. The film screened in South Florida theaters earlier this year and returns for a local run at Miami-Dade College's Tower...
  • Gaza talks reconvene in Cairo; truce could expire Monday night

    Gaza talks reconvene in Cairo; truce could expire Monday night
    Israeli and Palestinian delegations reconvened in Cairo on Sunday to continue Egyptian-mediated talks for a long-term cease-fire to end the Gaza crisis. Egypt is trying to secure the parties’ agreement to a proposal it hopes could be a bridge...
  • Hamas says Israel must accept Palestinian demands or face long war

    CAIRO/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Hamas rejected on Saturday as insufficient offers made in Cairo to Palestinian negotiators seeking to end Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip, and raised the possibility of renewed fighting when the current truce expires....
  • Jewish school celebrates official opening

    More than 100 people gathered on Friday for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the official opening of the new home of the Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Academy located at 5225 Hood Road in Palm Beach Gardens. Situated for decades on the Jewish Federation...
  • Occupation of Cyprus underscores hypocrisy of Gaza outrage

    LIMASSOL, Cyprus -- Cyprus is a beautiful island. But it has never recovered from the Turkish invasion of 1974. Turkish troops still control nearly 40 percent of the island -- the most fertile and formerly the richest portion. Some 200,000 Greek refugees...
  • Facebook is no place for political debate

    Facebook is no place for political debate
    Shortly after Israel invaded the Gaza Strip in 2009, a close Muslim friend I'd known since elementary school suddenly disappeared from my Facebook feed. She'd been excoriating Israel in her posts, and I'd said nothing. Then I posted a statistic showing...
  • Israel belongs to all of us

    I'm getting married in eight months and my groom to be isn't Jewish. Of course we've discussed religion enough in our five years of dating that we know how we want to handle certain things — there will be a chuppah at the wedding and a moyel for...
  • A new 'whey' to control diabetes

    Tel Aviv — Blood sugar surges — after-meal glucose "spikes" — can be life threatening for the 29 million Americans with diabetes. Diabetic blood sugar spikes have been linked to cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, kidney...