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Artists place Israeli bomb shelter in U.S. capital

24 July 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TNA)–Artists 4 Israel, a group that empowers artists to express their support for Israel and her cultural freedoms through the creation of art, established a ‘Bomb Shelter Museum’ set in front of Capitol Hill.. The bomb shelter is a replica of one used by Israeli citizens throughout Israel. Inside, pictures of the rocket […]

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Gaza War report: July 23-24, 2014

24 July 2014

By Aryeh Savir JERUSALEM (TNA) –The IDF has reportedly stabilized its lines and focused on Thursday, July 24, on mapping out and destroying the terror tunnels they have uncovered. So far, 31 tunnels have been uncovered and nine have been destroyed. IDF-Hamas fighting in Gaza remains intensive, as Hamas is still trying to carry out […]

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JNS news briefs: July 24, 2014

24 July 2014

Pro-Palestinian rioters attack Maccabi Haifa soccer players in Austria (Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) A pre-season friendly match between the Israeli Maccabi Haifa and French Lille OSC soccer teams in Bischofshofen, Austria, on Wednesday was interrupted when pro-Palestinian protesters burst onto the field and attacked the Israeli players. Throughout the second half, the demonstrators—which included Turkish […]

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War news hard for Israelis traveling elsewhere

24 July 2014

By Dorothea Shefer-Vanson DOMEYROT, France–It’s an occupational hazard of living in Israel. You live your life, make vacation plans, and then there is a crisis. At first you don’t know how long it will continue and what shape or form it will assume. So you carry on as usual, as best you can, and when […]

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Dinosaur site draws scholars and tourists

24 July 2014

-Tenth in a Series- By Donald H. Harrison ST. GEORGE, Utah – You’ve heard about St. George and the dragon, but that’s a Christian legend from England which must be taken on faith. On the other hand, you have St. George and the dinosaurs and that’s a secular American tale for which there is plenty […]

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Hamas continues to violate all int’l norms

23 July 2014

By Ira Sharkansky JERUSALEM — Once again we’re seeing that it’s easier to begin a war than to end one. A brief conversation with a neighbor whose career was in the Defense Ministry reached agreement that “Shit” pretty well summarizes things. I’m far from inner circles, but my sifting of commentary indicates that people making […]

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Ben-Gurion U creates wartime fund for students

23 July 2014

BEER-SHEVA, Israel (Press Release) — With as many as 1,000 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev students, faculty and staff deployed both in and around the Gaza Strip, American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU) has established an emergency Wartime Assistance For Students Fund to assist those now serving in combat. The Fund will provide […]

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Lone Soldier from LA receives hero’s farewell

23 July 2014

By Anav Silverman JERUSALEM (TNA)– Over 30,000 people paid their respects to lone soldier, Sgt. Max Steinberg at his funeral on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem Wednesday morning, July 23. Steinberg was killed battling Hamas in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, July 20 and was among the 13 IDF soldiers who were killed when a Hamas […]

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Expect the unexpected when you go ‘Into the Woods’

23 July 2014

By Eric George Tauber SAN DIEGO — The Fiasco Theatre came from New York to the Old Globe to present its re-imagined Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. “The mission of Fiasco Theater is to offer dynamic, joyful, actor-driven productions of classic and new plays….”  They are all about making bold choices, […]

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U.N. votes to investigate Israel, not Hamas

23 July 2014

NEW YORK (Press Release)– The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on Wednesday, July 23, called the vote by the U.N. Human Rights Council to establish a commission of inquiry into Israel’s alleged human rights violations in Gaza “another shocking perversion” of the Council’s mandate. Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director, issued the following statement: “With all of […]

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Having just graduated h.s., he makes aliyah

23 July 2014

By Anav Silverman TEL AVIV (Press Release)- Among the 228 new immigrants from the United States and Canada that arrived to Israel on Tuesday morning, July 22, seven doctors will be working in medical centers across the country and an 18-year-old high school graduate from Chicago will be getting ready to join the IDF. Barak […]

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London wants Napolitano to intervene in BDS debate

23 July 2014

By Herb London NEW YORK  –Experts disagree about who first observed, “academic politics is so vicious because the stakes are so low,”[1] but when it comes to the ongoing student debates about divestment in companies doing business with Israel, the sentence is only half true. The conflicts have been remarkably emotional and acrimonious, but the […]

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Gaza ceasefire should ban weapons from Gaza

23 July 2014

NEW YORK (Press Release)- The Jewish Council for Public Affairs welcomed the Obama administration’s call, made by Deputy National Security Advisor Anthony Blinken, that Gaza should be demilitarized as part of a future cease fire agreement to end the current conflict with Israel. The remarks came during an interview with NPR where Blinken said “There […]

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Conf. of Presidents seek flight resumption to Israel

23 July 2014

NEW YORK (Press Release) — Conference of Presidents leaders, Robert G. Sugarman, Chairman, and Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman, on Wednesday, July 23, urged the Federal Aviation Administration to rescind the temporary ban on commercial flights by US airlines to Ben Gurion Airport in Israel. “While we recognize the need to protect fliers from any […]

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