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US to reassess aid to Palestinians if unity government deal reached - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Senior official reaffirms that any new government formed as result of reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas will need to adhere to US terms, including recognizing Israel.

Liberman: Abbas will never sign an agreement with Israel - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Foreign minister tells Israel Radio that Abbas signed unity deal with Hamas in order to destroy negotiations with Israel.

Lapid calls for improved anti-BDS tactics, says settlements not the issue - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Finance minister urges Israel to do more to help European Jewish community fight organizations that support boycotts.

The Jerusalem Post News: Your daily online newscast - Wed, 23 Apr 2014 brings you a daily round-up of events making headlines in Israel, the Middle East and Jewish World.

Holy Fashion: Not-so-secular style - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Fashion expert Ella Manor speaks to Iris Friedman, creator of 'La Tante,' a brand that has taken the orthodox community by storm.

Hamas official: Abbas due to visit Gaza after Palestinians form unity government - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Advisor to Hamas PM says PA president expected to make first trip to Strip since terror group took control of it in 2007.

Watch: Jewish worshipers save family from burning car outside London synagogue - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

London citizen and visitor from Israel, identified as a veteran of the Israeli army, pulled an elderly man and a baby from a burning vehicle.

Israel flying closer to buying an Air Force 1? - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Panel recommends that state buy instead of rent plane to serve president, prime minister.

US court charges 5 haredi men for attacking gay black man in New York - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

Charges don't include counts for hate crimes; if convicted, ultra-Orthodox men could face up to 25-year jail sentence.

Lapid: Fatah-Hamas accord is 'game-changer' - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Bennett says unity deal has turned PA into "largest terrorist organization in the world, 20 minutes from Tel Aviv.”

New program makes soldiers train amid operational duties - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

To maintain combat readiness, IDF has allocated millions of shekels to allow forces to take "breaks" from security duties in order to train.

US rebukes Iran's election to UN committee on NGOs - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

American envoy to the UN notes that Islamic Republic subjects many human rights defenders to "torture, abuse, violations of due process."

US says 'disappointed' by Palestinian unity deal - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

State Department says Fatah-Hamas reconciliation deal could "seriously complicate" peace efforts; Abbas says deal doesn't contradict talks with Israel.

IAF targets Gaza terror cell; rockets fired into Israel - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Two rockets land in Israel after reconciliation deal announced; Shin Bet attempts to thwart "imminent threat to Israeli security."

Ya’alon: IDF prioritizes demolitions of illegal homes in settlements with violent record - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Rights group slams defense minister, IDF for "collectively punishing" communities.

Ex-chief of Jewish poverty council to plead guilty in NY financial scam - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

William Rapfoge will reportedly plead guilty for his role in a scheme to steal more than $7 million from the social service agency.

Israel cancels planned peace talks meeting after Fatah-Hamas unity deal announced - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Livni calls reconciliation agreement "problematic"; Netanyahu: Abbas chose Hamas, not peace.

Israel makes inquiries about American-Israeli reporter abducted in Ukraine - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Pro-Russian separatist leader says reporter is "not a hostage but our guest"; Israeli Foreign Ministry "looking into the matter."

Nobel laureate Shechtman joins American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Academy names Shechtman, who is running for Israeli presidency, as member of honorary society.

Muslim Brotherhood movement struggles continue as Jordanian branch fractures - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Hashemite security forces capture 5 jihadists en route to fight in Syria.

US gov’t to reveal position to Supreme Court on Arab Bank terror-financing case - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Case alleges Arab Bank facilitated transfer of funds to Hamas leaders and institutions, and to families of imprisoned Hamas members and suicide bombers.

Fort digs deep into home soil - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Jazz pianist extraordinaire Anat Fort combines the lyrics of Nathan Alterman and the scores of Sasha Argov to create something both contemporary and respectful.

Art and cheese - Thu, 17 Apr 2014

Dairies and galleries add to the charm of the hilltop town.

Meet the newest bar mitzvah DJ in town: Katy Perry - Thu, 24 Apr 2014

The pop sensation's latest single features her dressed as "Yosef Shulem," bar mitzva DJ who loves telling rabbi jokes.

Analysis: Abbas’s message - My demands, or else... - Wed, 23 Apr 2014

One week before the expiration of the April 29 deadline for peace talks with Israel, PA president has clearly decided to try every available maneuver to exert pressure on Israel, US.

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