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Chile’s State Comptroller ruled that cities in Chile are prohibited from engaging in anti-Israel boycotts, The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday. The ruling was issued in response to complaints filed by Shai Agosin Weisz, president of the Chilean Jewish community, and members of the Chilean community in Israel, after the city of Valdivia...

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A resolution introduced by outgoing United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley condemning Hamas garnered an unprecedented level of support — it was supported by 87 countries — in the General Assembly, The Times of Israel reported Thursday. However, due to a last-minute maneuver, the threshold for passage was...

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Student leaders at Ohio State University on Wednesday took a clear stance against the anti-Semitic boycott movement and overwhelmingly rejected a pro-BDS resolution against Israel, Shiri Moshe reported for The Algemeiner. OSU’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) voted down the anti-Israel legislation with a vote of 30 against, seven in favour,...

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In a surprising public defense of Israel, the foreign minister of Bahrain said on Thursday that the Gulf state supported the Jewish State’s operation to expose and destroy Hezbollah’s cross-border tunnels, The Times of Israel reported. “Is Terrorist Hezbollah’s digging of the tunnels under Lebanon’s border not a flagrant threat...

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It’s easy to see why a funny picture of a polar bear with sophisticated photography gear won Israeli photographer Roie Galitz  a “highly commended” spot in the 2018 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards. But there’s a very serious story behind “Wildlife PhotograBear,” snapped in early April 2018 in Svalbard, an archipelago in the...

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UNIFIL, the United Nations force that is supposed to keep the peace between Israel and Lebanon, acknowledged the existence of a Hezbollah terror tunnel inside of Israeli territory, The Times of Israel reported Thursday. In a statement released after being shown a tunnel near the Blue Line that divides Israel...

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Israel’s Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon said on Wednesday that President George H.W. Bush’s contribution to the U.S.-Israel relationship will “forever be remembered,” as he attended the funeral of the late president alongside the Jewish state’s envoy in Washington, Ron Dermer, The Algemeiner reported. “Former President George H.W. Bush was a...

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Europe

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The European Council unanimously adopted a new declaration on Thursday regarding its fight against anti-Semitism and the development of a common security approach to better protect Jewish communities and institutions in Europe, The Jerusalem Post reported. In its declaration, the Council calls on all EU member states to endorse the...

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The United Nations is set to pass its first resolution condemning Hamas for its terrorism Thursday afternoon, The Times of Israel reported. RT @USUN: This afternoon, the UN will vote on a US resolution that asks a simple question: do countries support Hamas' terrorism, or don't they? The UN has...

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Fourteen percent of American adults suffer from migraines or severe headaches. Among women aged 18 to 44, the number soars to 23%. There is no cure for migraines, and over-the-counter pain relief medicines do not always work. One of the most promising treatments is occipital nerve stimulation, where a small...

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