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Can the US trust Europe to punish Iran if it violates the nuclear deal? - Sun, 16 Aug 2015

Implementation of the deal will be ultimately determined by the foreign policies of the UK, France, Germany, China and Russia.

Israeli doctors say Palestinian hunger striker's life still in danger - Sun, 16 Aug 2015

A group of lawmakers from the predominantly Arab Joint List will visit the hospital where Muhammad Allan is being treated.

Trump: Israel was sold out by Kerry and Obama - Sun, 16 Aug 2015

Trump claims he is the only candidate that is a true supporter of Israel.

The secret Jews of Ethiopia - Sun, 16 Aug 2015

Jews of Kechene, Ethiopia pretend to be Christians as they secretly practice Judaism in remote synagogues.

Chicago Jewish Federation urges Congress to oppose nuclear agreement with Iran - Sun, 16 Aug 2015

The influential federation branch said that the nuclear agreement needs to be strengthened and emphasized that war is not the only alternative for dealing with Iran.

Joe Biden calls Chattanooga shooter a 'perverted jihadist' at memorial service - Sun, 16 Aug 2015

Biden told a packed arena that the ideology that drove Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, a 24-year-old engineer, to go on a rampage at two local military facilities was no match for national character.

Lone Republican in favor of Iran talks announces opposition to nuclear deal - Sun, 16 Aug 2015

Senator Jeff Flake was the closest in the Republican party to support the agreement and was swarmed with heavy lobbying efforts.

Middle Israel: Modern Orthodox rebels with a cause - Sun, 16 Aug 2015

The rabbinical mutiny this week against the Chief Rabbinate is about more than the conversion crisis that triggered it.

Danny Danon appointment shows what Netanyahu thinks of UN - Sun, 16 Aug 2015

If your basic assumption – one backed by years of evidence – is that the United Nations is stacked against you, then does it really matter who the ambassador is?

The Travel Adviser: El Al in 2020 - Sat, 15 Aug 2015

Mark Feldman invites you to imagine how El Al could look five years.

The curious case of Gill Rosenberg - Fri, 14 Aug 2015

How an Israeli-Canadian woman went from house arrest with a hassidic rabbi in New York to joining the fight against Islamic State in Kurdistan.

IDF soldier stabbed on highway 443, third attack in just over two weeks - Sat, 15 Aug 2015

An IDF spokesperson said in the wake of the event, "IDF forces opened fire and injured the terrorist. The terrorist has been detained."

Arab Bank reaches settlement with US victims of Hamas attacks in Israel - Sat, 15 Aug 2015

The settlement was confirmed on Friday by Michael Elsner, a lawyer for the plaintiffs, and a spokesman for Arab Bank. The terms were not disclosed.

US Jewish institutions on alert following calls for attacks from bin Laden’s son - Fri, 14 Aug 2015

Hamza bin Laden, who has ambitions to lead alQaida, the terrorist organization founded by his father, posted an audio message calling “for the targeting of Jewish American interests globally.”

'You have no strategy for victory in Lebanon,' Nasrallah taunts Israel on war anniversary - Fri, 14 Aug 2015

Nasrallah, who gave the speech from his hiding place, praised "the heroes of the resistance who fought to their last drop of blood in July 2006."

Comment: Israel’s American nightmare - Sat, 15 Aug 2015

If the American left remains ascendant, then Israel will have to prepare itself for changes no less portentous than an Iranian bomb.

Diplomacy: Parallel arguments, different conclusions - Fri, 14 Aug 2015

Both Obama and Netanyahu say Iran must not have an atom bomb and a nuclear arms race in the region must be prevented.

Israel increases security for US envoy after death threats over Iran deal - Fri, 14 Aug 2015

Several threatening letters have arrived at the embassy, which is in Tel Aviv, over the past week, numerous Israeli media outlets reported.

Israel's newest MK - Canadian-born, Aussie-educated woman who backs legalizing pot - Fri, 14 Aug 2015

Just 31 years of age, Sharren Haskel is a veterinary nurse by trade as well as a former debate champion.

State indicts Palestinian for arson attack on Jerusalem events center - Sun, 16 Aug 2015

Mohanid Kawasme, 27 of Hebron, was charged with arson, resisting arrest, entering Israel illegally, impersonating someone else and forging documents.

Despite some progress, most combat roles are closed to women in the IDF - Thu, 13 Aug 2015

“The IDF is quite comfortable the way it is and doesn’t want to make changes until another court case forces them to, and I think that day is coming soon.”

Thousands of haredim protest new Jerusalem multiplex operating during Shabbat - Sat, 15 Aug 2015

Demonstrators throw rocks at police during simultaneous protests in separate ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods

City heads fight for differential state funding - Sat, 15 Aug 2015

Jerusalem mayor Barkat: It is time to fix social injustice.

Matisyahu performance in Spain cancelled amid pressure from BDS movement - Sun, 16 Aug 2015

Organizers accused the Jewish artist of being a "zionist" who supports the practice of "Apartheid and ethnic cleansing."

Schindler's List producer takes on Hollywood's most prominent Jews over Iran deal - Sat, 15 Aug 2015

Gerald Molen helped produce one of cinema's most important films, but his disapproval of Obama's nuclear deal with Iran puts him at odds with Hollywood's most prominent Jews.

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